"My mission is to empower people of all ages, races, and body sizes to embrace the body they have been given and learn to love themselves so they can live their dreams."
-Sarah Maria

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"Working with Sarah Maria has helped me to see that I am inherently loveable, beautiful, and valuable, no matter what. She has given me tools and techniques to break free from self-hatred and put love in its place. I am incredibly grateful for her and her incredible program. I recommend this book for anyone who wants to love her body and lover her life."

-Gabrielle Forleo, age twenty-six

Program Consultant,

Chopra Center for Wellbeing


"Sarah Maria's teachings are an amazing gift. It's an outstanding program that has changed my life! I highly recommend Sarah Maria's program to anyone who wants to experience living their most successful, beautiful life."

-Mary Schmidt, age forty-five


"Sarah Maria has shared many tools with me. But much more important to me, and what has been most meaningful, has been her quality of compassion. It is a gift and is like a gentle, deep awakening. Sarah Maria is a remarkable individual who works with the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual person. I cannot thank her in a way that seems adequate"

-Leigh Ann Jones, age fifty-four

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Love Your Body, Love Your Life
Break Free from Negative Body Obsession and Unleash the Power of Your Potential


Questions to Ask

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Questions to Ask

  1. What prompted you to write Love Your Body, Love Your Life?

  2. What is Negative Body Obsession or NBO?

  3. You have developed a 5-step process for helping people love their bodies and their lives.  Can you explain what it is and how it works?

  4. You have gone through your own struggles with body-loathing.  What did you learn?  And what tips can you share with others undergoing the same struggle?

  5. What do you do in your personal body-image coaching programs that can transform a person’s life?

  6. Your process is a great deal more than exercises and behavior modification. It has a significant spiritual component. Tell us about that?

  7. Body-loathing seems to be rampant, especially in young girls and women. Where do you place the blame?  Is it all the fault of the media and fashion industry?  What should a parent do?

  8. What is the relationship between loving your body and obesity?  Everyone knows that obesity rates are skyrocketing - if we love our bodies, won’t we just get fatter?

  9. How do you know if your child is in danger of an eating disorder?  What can you do about it?

  10. Women seem especially prone to disliking their bodies.  How can the men in their lives help them feel better about themselves?  What should a woman do if her man is critical of her body?

  11. Talk about the interrelationship between love, food and self esteem.

  12. What part do Yoga, meditation, and Ayurvedic counseling play in enhanced self-esteem and self-acceptance?

  13. What is the relationship between loving your body and healthy eating?  Does how you feel about yourself affect your diet and lifestyle choices?

  14. You have said that our cultural definition of beauty is unhealthy.  Why do you say that?  Do other cultures handle this differently?

  15. Many more people are being diagnosed with OCD these days.  Why is that? How does OCD relate to eating disorders?  How can friends and family cope?

  16. How, specifically, do you help people overcome body-loathing?  Does it apply to people who are just mildly dissatisfied with their bodies?

  17. How does self-hatred affect physical health?  Isn't it just all in your head?

  18. Parenting plays a big role in the development of eating disorders.  How do you help people deal with their past pain so they can cultivate a positive future?

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