Soul Archaeology: A (Totally Doable) Approach to Creating a Self-Loving and Liberated Life

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Sarah Sapora extends an invitation to excavate emotional hurts on the journey toward self-love and lasting transformation. In Soul Archaeology, Sapora shares her struggles as a plus-size woman in a society that ascribes high value to thinness. Using her own experiences, Sapora offers a refreshing take on body positivity. Traditional self-help advice about self-improvement focuses on before and after. In contrast, Sapora’s approach emphasizes the radical evolution that can only come from deep internal work.

Self-awareness is required to embody self-love. Courage is required to stay accountable and committed to change. Sapora’s background as an educator is evident in her deliberate use of illustrations, charts, and tables to make key points stand out on the page. She invites readers to create a “Self-Love To-Do-List” to guide true and lasting transformation.

Sapora is clear about her audience: women who grew up during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s who have internalized harmful messages about their weight and looks. She writes in an honest and engaging way that draws readers into messy, imperfect, vulnerable, and relatable stories. Self-love allows space for defining and reclaiming one’s ultimate self: growing, healing, and on the path to complete liberation.

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Author Sarah Sapora
Star Count 4/5
Format Trade
Page Count 320 pages
Publisher Grand Central Publishing
Publish Date 08-Aug-2023
ISBN 9781538725740 Buy this Book
Issue October 2023
Category Self-Help