Isn't It Time To Love Your Body?

Raise Your Self-Esteem To Live A More Joyful Life

"I'm grateful for this book and what it has given me."

Society sets impossible standards for women and girls today. Distorted, digitally-manipulated images of female perfection and a steady stream of violence against women leaves us frightened, drowning in feelings of failure, and at war with our own bodies.

But it doesn't need to be like that. We don't need to face the challenges of being female in silence or alone.

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Rumble Tumble Joy is a deeply intimate journey, told in prose and poetry, of one woman who longs to feel comfortable in her own skin. With honesty and courage, Kathryn V. White shares her most intimate thoughts and experiences as she moves away from pain to healing and wholeness.

Powerful and inspirational, this book can be used by readers:

  • to explore their feelings about themselves;
  • to examine their body-image and self-esteem issues;
  • to look at how their perspectives are shaped by the media and stories they've heard or read;
  • to help them love and accept themselves; and
  • to honor their life challenges as steps in their personal growth.

Beautifully illustrated and full of wisdom, Rumble Tumble Joy provides new insights and healing with every reading and makes a perfect gift for yourself and others.

The included discussion guide provides thought-provoking questions for personal reflection or group conversations, making Rumble Tumble Joy ideal for book clubs, women's groups, support groups, college and university classes, retreats, writing workshops, and healing circles.

About Kathryn V. White

Kathryn V. White is an artist, writer, and mystical cosmonaut. Her dream is her creations help transform our world to be a wiser, healthier, and more joyful place to live. Join her on her adventures in expansion by checking out her new book, Rumble Tumble Joy: A Journey for Healing, Inspiration, and Wholeness and her life-affirming short stories.

Praise/Testimonials/Endorsements for Rumble Tumble Joy

"I believe that any woman could benefit from reading Rumble Tumble Joy. I sat in a room with a group of women ranging in age from 16 to 56 who all had experienced some form of self-doubt, self-depreciation, harassment, abuse, and/or regret.

By reading this book together, we started a conversation that led to both tears and laughter. The room was filled with so many silly insecurities that it was almost comical once said aloud. Not only opening up ourselves, but having the opportunity to hear about others who had similar feelings and shared history, was a very powerful, healing experience.

And, at the end of our time together, we all walked away smiling! What else could we do, but Rumble, Tumble, Joy!" —Crystal Goade, Graphic Designer, Seattle, WA


"Rumble Tumble Joy provides a window into the soul of its author, Kathryn V. White, and demonstrates how one woman's story can supply a pathway of healing for many others. Kathryn's willingness to share her process of transformation will help women everywhere to find their own voices and their own liberation from society's false expectations.

The included Reader's Discussion Guide offers thought-provoking questions to aid readers in their quest for personal awareness and growth, centered around what it means to be a woman in today's world. I highly recommend this book for individuals as well as for study groups who are dedicated to helping girls and women gain true acceptance of themselves."
—Len Leatherwood, Writer, Teacher, Texas Licensed Professional Counselor

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Where Do You Stand?

"Among women over 18 looking at themselves in the mirror, research indicates that at least 80% are unhappy with what they see." (From:, Accessed 8/30/2014)

"Approximately 91 percent of women are unhappy with their bodies and resort to dieting to achieve their ideal body shape. Unfortunately, only 5 percent of women naturally possess the body type often portrayed by Americans in the media." (From:, Accessed 8/29/2014.)

Join the Conversation

By reading the book, Rumble Tumble Joy, and sharing it with family and friends, writing groups, women's groups, book groups, and other places for discussion.

Learn More About Kathryn

And find out about Kathryn's short stories at:

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