Made Beautiful by Scars - TRANSFORMATION STORIES Collected by Veronica Farmer Paperback and Audiobook available
OVERVIEW Sharing true human stories is a powerful way to inspire others, a way that humans have used for thousands of years to gather wisdom and healing. Veronica Farmer is an author, professional motivational speaker and therapist at her clinic Angels Rest in Brisbane, Australia and is passionate about helping people heal and share real human stories that motivate others.
In Book One of the Made Beautiful by SCARS series by men and women, Veronica seeks out fascinating people from all over the world to tell their tales, humans who have taken their life scars and become an inspiration, leaving a legacy improving the lives of others, or impacting the planet.
In this book, read eye opening tales from eco-warriors, scientists, world record athletes, actors, film-makers, musicians, business geniuses and more!! These stories are smashed up against tales from everyday heroes who have lived through something extraordinary and have wisdom to share. These stories are a visual feast with the book packed with images!
With Gratitude to the Writers who have contributed to this book : Thank you for your RAW honesty and WISDOM!
Mo Gawdat, Kate Doughty, Steve Parish, Amanda Lowrie, Runn Wild, Sophia Rambaldini, Dr. Arne Rubinstein, Brittany Hoogenboom, Damien Mander, Veronica Farmer, Matt Callanan, Kane Dennelly, Lucia Tigri-Brown, George H. Lewis, Susan Seipel, Peter Janov, Karlie Noon, Mark McLauchlan, Lisa Cox, Kate Cliff, Alex Kenny, Kate Cornfoot, Matt Levy, Keezia Turner, Brook Chivell, Sami Steff, Michele Pocknee, Daniel George, Ashley Dunn, Simon Wickham, Sara Phoenix, Kendra Anderson, Matt Towner, Catrin Andreou, Adam Kellerman, Raku One O’Gaia and Rani Vincent
With Gratitude to these Photographers/ Artists who have generously shared their images with the Book One project. Thank you for making these stories come alive!
Michele Pocknee, Steve Parish, George H.Lewis, Arnaud Domange, Jarle Naess, Mark James, Matt Gillam, Aytan Lachish, Howard Washington, Tom Varley, Damien Mander, Carolyn Haslett, Peter Warrick, Shenay Spinelli, Stephanie Jansen, James Pitman, Paul Seipel, Balint Vekassy (ICF), The University of Newcastle, Michelle Neale, Elizabeth Kinnaird, Kate Cornfoot, Robi Karp, Greg Sylvia, Ataahua Portraits and Stephanie May
This book has inspired a Made Beautiful by.. Movement, and now Veronica is collecting more stories from those who have been Made Beautiful by a Near Death Experience and by Nature Guardians leaving this planet better than they found it!! ! Read the latest stories as they come in!
Made Beautiful by Scars : Real Women's stories (2016)
In this collection of deeply personal female stories, 23 women share how they have lived past trauma that did not break them. The narratives show how the tragedies they encountered grew them, expanded their beauty into a whole new realm and touched many others.
From Nicky who suffered the pain of infertility, to Kate who battled melanoma, to Amanda who became a paraplegic, Made Beautiful by Scars captures raw stories from Veronica Farmer and other women who have faced all types of life scars and been made stronger. Farmer shines a light on the unimaginable strength of women, survivors who have been empowered by adversity and challenge.
The women who contributed their stories to this book are:
Veronica Farmer, Amanda Lowry, Kate Cornfoot, Ally Crowe, Nadine Amrita Lee, Nicky Miklos-Woodley, Chrissy Beth, Joyce van der Lely, Corrine Lim, Sandra Schneider, Lucia Tigri, Sara Phoenix, Tanya Konigsberger, Chantelle Raven, Paige Uamaki Mu, Bernadette Marama Gavin, Kendra Anderson, Esther Andrews, Jayney Lay, Sami Steff, Nikki Kelly, Keezia Turner and Lou Bond
Special thanks to Photographer Michele Pocknee for the front cover image.