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You are enough / Jen Petro-Roy.

Petro-Roy, Jen, (author.).

This self-help guide for young readers delivers real talk about eating disorders and body image; tools and information for recovery; and suggestions for dealing with the media messages that contribute so much to disordered eating, written in an easy-to-understand, conversational way.

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  • ISBN: 9781250151025
  • ISBN: 1250151023
  • Physical Description: xlviii, 283 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Feiwel and Friends, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-283).
Formatted Contents Note:
MY JOURNEY. The fight -- Path to the other side -- My limitations -- ABOUT EATING DISORDERS. What types of treatments are available? -- Individual talk therapy -- Psychiatrists -- Family therapy -- Medical care -- Dietitians -- Support groups -- Family-based treatment -- Outpatient care -- Partial hospitalization -- Inpatient care --Residential care -- How to find a therapist -- TOOLS AND INFORMATION FOR RECOVERY. Listening to your body -- Why is eating so hard? -- Intuitive eating -- Exercise: are you hungry? -- Nutrition: more than a food group -- Healthy eating -- Chronic illness an eating disorders -- Nutritionists -- Fat isn't bad -- Retraining your body to eat regularly again -- Refeeding syndrome and dealing with discomfort -- Self-esteem -- The scale does not dictate your self-worth -- Why finding joy is hard --Feeling happier -- Finding contentment and joy -- Anxiety -- Trusting your body -- The diversity of people's brains -- Tool kit of distress tolerance skills -- Types of anxiety and techniques -- Distract -- Make a list of pros and cons -- IMPROVE the moment: Imagery-Meaning-Prayer-Relaxation-One thing at a time-Vacation-Encouragement --- Wise mind ACCEPTS: Activity-Contributing-Comparison-Emotions-Pushing away-Thoughts-Sensations -- Self-soothing: taste, smell, sight,hearing, touch -- Use your voice and feeling confident -- Speaking up to friends and family -- What are you afraid of? -- Cognitive reframing: changing your thoughts -- How thoughts, feelings, and emotions are connected -- Learning to accept others' opinions, even when they're negative -- Watching your thought cycle -- Changing negative thoughts -- Relaxation is important for recovery -- Learning to be still and other ways of relaxing -- Yoga -- Sleep -- Mindfulness exercises -- A peaceful minute -- Thinking of your eating disorder as a person -- Using your voice amid the clamor of "its" voice -- Admitting struggles and being vulnerable -- It's okay to need help -- It's okay to reach out -- Saying the things you're afraid to say -- SOCIETY, ROLE MODELS, FAMILY, & MEDIA. Is BMI nonsense? Why it exists -- "Obese" is a made-up label --Why you should ignore the media''s "war on obesity" -- Being underweight is dangerous -- Puberty and body diversity -- Gender and puberty -- How I feel about my appearance and fitting in -- It's okay to be different -- Size and appearance obsession can hurt us -- Find what you're good at --Impostor Syndrome and Perfectionism -- Sports and possible harmful messages about exercise -- Sometimes you feel bad about yourself, and that's okay -- What do you really want out of life? -- Adopting role models -- Admiration, not envy -- Media literacy -- How family and environment factor into eating disorders -- When family makes your disordered eating worse -- "Fat talk" -- Expressing with "I feel when..." statements -- Family issues -- Encouraging friends -- The pressure to look perfect -- AS YOU RECOVER. When your eating disorder is more important than family and friends -- Are you lying to hide your disorder or excessive exercise? -- Disordered eating may make you feel better in the moment, but it hurts in the end -- Connecting to people you love will make you feel better -- You can't have your eating disorder forever -- Making new friends -- Earning back the trust of people you've hurt -- Strengthening relationships -- Clothes shopping and sizes -- Don't let a tag determine your worth! -- Sizes are inconsistent -- Finding clothes that fit your body and budget -- Body image and changes -- Dieting doesn't help -- Your body is supposed to change throughout your life -- It gets better -- Will I relapse? Struggling is okay -- Keeping lapses from becoming relapses -- Scholarship funds for treatment -- Body-positive and inspirational fiction and nonfiction reads.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9-12.
Grades 5-9.
Subject: Eating disorders in adolescence > Psychological aspects > Juvenile literature.
Eating disorders in adolescence > Treatment > Juvenile literature.
Body image in adolescence > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Informational works.
Self-help publications.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.


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Emmaus Public Library YA 616.85 PETR (Text) 36446002084872 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

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