Step into My Power: A Guide to Feeling Good and Living Your Best Life (Paperback)

Step into My Power: A Guide to Feeling Good and Living Your Best Life By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)
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Description


This newly updated and extended version of Step Into Your Power, filled with insights, stories, and activities, teaches you how to discover your own inner strength and mental resilience, and to learn how to harness your own power.

You’ve heard about heroes and read about the greats, but maybe you’re not feeling so great yourself right now? Learn from the lived experience of author Jamia Wilson and illustrator Andrea Pippins as they mentor you through growing up in the modern world, and teach you how to Step into Your Power.

In this friendly guide, learn how to look after yourself, “organize, don’t agonize,”make good choices, get out of ruts, branch out, shake up your mindset, and ask for help. How do you overcome a setback? How do you cope when you or a family member gets sick? How do you change your mindset when you can’t change your situation? Step into My Power offers advice and tools to help you face these challenges.

Divided by into the topics of Power, Community, Choices, Act!, Self-Care, and a new section on Dealing With Difficult Times, this empowering reference includes self-care advice and activities on every page that you can take and make your very own.

Take this time to explore what it means to know and trust your insights and capabilities with stories, images, activities, resources, and action prompts that you can interact with on your own time and, most importantly, on your terms.

A warm and friendly growing-up guide, this book is crucial for the time we are living in right now.

About the Author


Jamia Wilson joined Random House as an executive editor in 2021, and is the former executive director and publisher of the Feminist Press. An activist and writer, Wilson has contributed to New York Magazine, The New York Times, The Today Show, CNN, BBC, Teen Vogue, Elle, Refinery 29, Rookie, and The Guardian. She is the author of Young Gifted and Black; Baby Young, Gifted, and Black; Step Into Your Power; and Big Ideas for Young Thinkers. She is also a co-author of Road Map for Revolutionaries and wrote the introduction and oral history to Together We Rise: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard Around the World.

Andrea Pippins is an illustrator, designer, and author who has a passion for creating images that reflect what she wants to see in art, media, and pop culture. Her vision is to empower people of color with tools and inspiration to create and tell their own stories. She is the best-selling creator of the coloring book I Love My Hair and the interactive journal Becoming Me. Her clients include O: The Oprah Magazine, Scoop Magazine, Family Circle, The Huffington Post, Bustle, Free People, Lincoln Center, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Andrea is based in Stockholm, Sweden. 

Praise For…


“A growing-up guide for girls, designed to help them find their strengths and hit their stride.”The Bookseller
Product Details
ISBN: 9780711276499
ISBN-10: 0711276498
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2022
Pages: 160
Language: English