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About The Book

Helene Lerner addresses the self-sabotaging behaviors that veil a person’s full potential and helps women everywhere achieve confidence, creativity, and intimacy in every aspect of life from careers to friendships.

Unveil your inner power to achieve confidence, creativity, and intimacy in every aspect of your life—from work to relationships to sex.

Helene Lerner—a leading advocate for women’s advancement and empowerment—reveals the nine most common self-sabotaging behaviors that hold women back and uncovers simple secrets to unlocking true feminine power. Her approach is gentle but firm, compassionate yet disciplined, and eminently practical. Discover your unique strength through insightful exercises and uplifting stories that cultivate self-empowerment. Learn how to:

• stay present in the face of any challenge;

• express yourself genuinely in all aspects of your life;

• recognize and appreciate your uniqueness;

• be authentically seen and heard with confidence;

• express your sexuality and experience true pleasure.

As the traditional male power structures crumble, be part of the new feminine movement that is emerging across the globe and embrace your power.

About The Author

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Public television host, Emmy Award winning executive producer, and workplace consultant, Helene Lerner has covered a wide array of women’s issues, including relationships, self-esteem, breaking barriers, and work-life balance. She has consulted with Fortune 500 companies about how to attract, retain, and advance women managers, as well as given keynotes and moderated panels such as Smart Risk-Taking, Reinventing Yourself, and Embracing Change. As an accomplished freelance journalist and founder of one of the premier sites for women,, Lerner remains on the cutting edge of women’s issues.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atria Books/Beyond Words (February 7, 2012)
  • Length: 208 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439191095

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Raves and Reviews

"In Her Power offers sensible and practical advice for women who are ready to shed their limitations to step up, speak up, and own their power."
—Arielle Ford, author of Wabi Sabi Love: The Ancient Art of Finding Perfect Love in Imperfect Relationships

“Lerner's exploration of what it means to be a woman in her power gives new, deeper, healthier meaning to the subject . This book redeems the concept of power with pleasure and empowerment. Delightful and useful!"
—Christiane Northrup, MD, ob/gyn physician and author of the New York Times bestsellers: Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom, and The Wisdom of Menopause

“Living powerfully is about creating success on your own terms. This book will help you do just that! Helene’s exercises show you how to cut through resistance and step into your power.”
—Barbara Corcoran, The Shark Tank, Real Estate Mogul

In Her Power helps us move forward in our lives and bring others along. Having more empowered women is one way we can and will change society. Helene’s personal story, as well as the stories of other inspiring women, motivates us to overcome our own obstacles and ultimately encourage others to do the same. Armed with a tool-kit of personal reflections and more, this book is a must-read.”
—Mindy Grossman, CEO, Home Shopping Network, Inc.

"In Her Power is a book that walks the reader through a process of insight—from self understanding to a new way of seeing. Helene touches us with her own story and with candor and compassion guides us on a journey of healing, the endpoint of which is the strong woman that each of us carries within. Allow this book to inspire you, to teach you, and to change your life."
—Susan Braun, executive director of Commonweal and women’s health advocate and educator

"In Her Power is a celebration of the unique textures of feminine empowerment, creative expression, and sexuality. Helene Lerner imparts power principles and affirmative exercises that develop an even stronger embodiment of heart energy in relationship with oneself and others, and the fulfillment of individual destiny."
—Michael Bernard Beckwith, author of Spiritual Liberation: Fulfilling Your Soul’s Potential

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