There are numerous books you can read to further your education about the topics taught in the Be BodyPositive Facilitator Training. If you haven’t done so already, we recommend that you read Connie’s book, Embody: Learning to Love Your Unique Body (and quiet that critical voice!). To continue on your educational journey, we’d like to share a few resources that have inspired us, and will allow you to delve deeper into each of The 5 Competencies:

Jes Baker has an extensive, diverse list of books, websites, blogs, etc., on the resource page of her website There you will find books, blogs, tumblrs, Facebook pages, Instagram accounts, mental health resources, and more! It is a wonderful space to find and build your online Body Positive community. For additional resources, go to or to the Gurze-Salucore Eating Disorders Resource Catalog where you will find an extensive list of books related to body image, eating, and exercise problems.