We can talk about everything under the sun. But body image issues, self-esteem, and self-care are still difficult topics of conversation, especially with younger teens. Patrice Brown speaks to women and younger ladies out there about confidence in her new book, A Fat Girl’s Confidence: I’m Fat. So What?
Here are the excerpts from a quick chat with the founder and author of A Fat Girl Confidence.
How does your book relate to the world today?
Many girls and or women have struggles each day with weight. Each day girls across the world are suffering low self-images, self-esteem, and confidence. It is normal for us to look at overweight people as negative. so many women and men can relate to self-image, confidence, and self-esteem.
What was your inspiration for writing this book?
I wanted to uplift all women that struggle with self-esteem, worth, and confidence to love themselves. I wanted to touch the fat girls across the world that have been talked about, fat-shamed and had negative self-images.
What would you like to stay with your readers after they finish your book?
I want the readers to love who they are regardless if a normal body image is supposed to be petite. I want my readers that suffer with confidence and self-esteem to get up and celebrate life regardless.
Women and young ladies
What do you enjoy most about writing?
Inspiring others to be free and love who they are. I felt liberated and happy when I read my own book.
What is your favorite quote from the book?
What is your role, as a writer, in today’s world?
My role is to inform others, challenge, and inspire people to live life better than yesterday.
What has been the biggest achievement after releasing this book?
The big response from women across the world, the Confident Fat Girl’s Movement growing and seeing other women grow each year for the better.
What are you working on next?
I’m currently working on a fiction book.
What do you say to those that find your book controversial?
Read first before judging and making comments about health.