Others are Saying About Bountiful Women
intelligent and exquisite book which compassionately and
positively describes how the reader can become a
This is an inspirational read for anyone, but Dr. Bernell
especially encourages large women to become "bountiful
women" by learning self acceptance, resolving past and
present relationship issues and opening to success in
work, friendship and love.
Hendrix, Ph.D., Author of Getting the Love You
Want and Keeping the Love You Find.
babes' bible is a must-read for every woman who wants to
be all she can be!
Love, Ed.D., co-author of Hot Monogamy
Women is a delicious gift, a fascinating, must-read, for
the bountiful women of the world
the people who love them! An upbeat, wise, and
delightfully honest guidebook, it is chock full of
practical information and creative strategies for
physical and emotional well-being.
gives the kind of support every large woman needs to take
charge of her own life, to know that she is entitled
to life's bounty, and to enjoy it to the
Bernell is brilliant, amusing, and deeply understanding
as she makes every woman proud to be herself. She
shows how to live comfortably. She answers all kinds of
questions you never thought to ask. Bonnie deals with
subjects as diverse as how to neutralize self-criticism,
what to do about the thoughtlessness or outright cruelty
of others, how to meet the challenges of a world designed
for the small person, or how to include fun or romance as
part of life.
book is truly universal in its implications. Most of
us have something we want changed or some goal we feel we
must reach before we are ready to live life fully. Many
of us put our lives on hold. We're waiting until we've
reached this goal whether it's a certain weight, a
degree, money, a professional achievement, a level of
psychological or spiritual maturity, or wisdom. This book
encourages each of us to get on with life, not to wait
for some idealized state of perfection or for just the
right moment before we are entitled to begin to live.
this book and get on with your life; you'll love
Stone, Ph.D. & Sidra Stone, Ph.D. Authors of
Embracing Our Selves and Partnering: A New Kind of
are told that perfecting our bodies will lead to the
perfect life - well, these women have had the good sense
to spend their time developing real skill at
Bernell's gift is to make visible the everyday heroines
all around us, the large women who prove through their
courage, humor, and sheer heart that you do not have to
be rich and thin to have a satisfying life. We are all,
regardless of size, starving for these stories! I ate it
Burgard, Ph.D., Co-author of Great Shape: The
First Fitness Guide for Large Women and founder of
celebrates and empowers the lives of all women of
bountiful proportions in this life affirming
It includes 'secrets' that are gems and should be part of
every person's emotional tool kit, bountiful women's
courageous stories and life experiences, all mixed in
with compassion, humor, and wisdom. The reader will find
clear paths to satisfying our universal desire for
acceptance and belonging.
Gaffney, R.N., M.S.W.
Women provides an incredible harvest for women who desire
to accept and enjoy their
The innumerable suggestions following the rich stories in
this book are keys to a radiant life. This book is
inspirational and yet practical--a wonderful resource for
claiming energy, creativity, and joy, whatever your size.
L. Holstein, M.D., Director, Women's Health, Canyon
Ranch Health Resort, Author of How to Have Magnificent
life-changing book for anyone who's self worth is tied to
a perfect body image.
Bountiful Women is a must read for women who desire to
break free of negative beliefs about their body and to
experience positive and healthy self acceptance.
Nelson Patenaude, Ph.D., Author of Too Tired to
Keep Running, Too Scared to Stop / Change Your
Beliefs, Change Your Life