Episode 13 - Getting Real: Empowering Women and Girls to Connect with their Authentic Selves

Let's get real! How can women push past media and cultural messages and get to our authentic selves? How can we help our daughters do the same? We are constantly hearing about the importance of strong self-esteem for our daughters. What does that mean? And how can we cultivate it within ourselves and our daughters? Tune in for an in-depth discussion with acclaimed self-esteem expert and life coach Anea Bogue. Anea will coach us on how to accept ourselves, get comfortable in our own skin, and be free of the burden of low self-worth. She will also share the wisdom behind her REALgirl Camps and how we can raise daughters who are empowered to live independent, empowered lives. You don't want to miss this hour with Anea!

Anea Bogue, B.Ed, M.A. is an acclaimed self-esteem expert who specializes in working with women of all ages, including adolescent girls. The mother of two daughters (one teenager and one three-year-old), Anea is absolutely passionate about the empowerment of girls and women, and she has dedicated more than half her life to this cause. She brings 20 years of experience (including 10 years as a middle and high school teacher) to her work as an educator, certified life coach, consultant, writer and speaker. Anea is also the creator and director of REALgirl®, a revolutionary empowerment program for girls ages 9 – 16. Anea is currently writing a book titled 9 Ways We are Screwing Up Our Girls and How We Can Stop. The book is based on her masters thesis, which was dedicated to the self-esteem crisis among women and girls.

Anea is committed to helping each girl and woman discover her authentic self and reach her highest potential. To learn more about Anea, please visit www.AneaBogue.com.

Originally aired on February 5, 2013 on VoiceAmerica Radio.