Health

Being a woman means navigating unique challenges in the sphere of physical health and mental well-being. Devoted to sharing women’s experiences and their journeys through life, Seal Press brings you bestselling fitness books from authors like Dawn Dais and Mandy Ingber, and self-help titles that promote healthy body image and combat eating disorders for women of all ages.

Sexual Intimacy for Women

Dr. Glenda Corwin

$16.95 USD, Trade Paper Original and Ebook
June 2010

Sexual Intimacy for Women helps female couples examine the emotional, physical, and psychological aspects of their relationships, with the goal of creating more intimacy.

Living Canvas

Karen L. Hudson

$17.95 USD, Trade Paper Original and Ebook
September 2009

Living Canvas is a resource for body art enthusiasts, whether you’re thinking about getting your first or fifth tattoo, planning for your next bod-mod, or regretting a negative experience.

Purge

Nicole Johns

$16.95 USD, Trade Paper Original and Ebook
April 2009

In this raw and engaging account of her months in rehab, Nicole Johns documents her stay in a residential treatment facility for eating disorders.

Yes Means Yes!

Jaclyn Friedman and Jessica Valenti

$16.95 USD, Trade Paper Original and Ebook
December 2008

In this groundbreaking new look at rape edited by writer and activist Jaclyn Freidman and Full Frontal Feminism and He’s A Stud, She’s A Slut author Jessica Valenti, the way we view rape in our culture is finally dismantled and replaced with a genuine understanding and respect for female sexual pleasure

Conquering Eating Disorders

Sue Cooper, PhD and Peggy Norton, RD

$16.95 USD, Trade Paper Original and Ebook
October 2008

Tracey desperately wanted to look like the models and celebrities in the fashion magazines. She would do anything to have their thin, flawless bodies. Every girl in her school would die for a body like that. Soon meat began to disgust her. Skipping breakfast and eating an apple for lunch became routine. The pounds began to melt off and people were noticing. She loved that feeling—other girls envying her. “You look so good. You are so thin.” Comments like that led to a tighter control on intake and more angst around anyone trying to get in the way of what she was doing. It was working. It felt good. Soon Tracey became too weak to play basketball, and one day she passed out on the court. It was out of control. Stories like the one above are unbelievably common. One out of every one hundred young women is anorexic. Four out of every one hundred college-age women are bulimic. Overall, research suggests that eight million Americans—men and women—have an eating disorder. Yet in the face of these startling statistics, parents do not have a clear understanding of how to help their child overcome an eating disorder. In Conquering Eating Disorders, Susan Cooper, a licensed psychologist and group psychotherapist, and Peggy Norton, a dietician with thirty years of experience, bridge the…

Book Cover - About Face, edited by Anne Burt and Christina Baker Kline

About Face

Anne Burt and Christina Baker Kline (editors)

$15.95 USD, Trade Paper Original
June 2008

In About Face, twenty-five women write about the simple yet radical act of looking—really looking—in the mirror.

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