Beauty Unfolding: Beautiful New Beginnings After Pain and Loss

Morgan James Publishing
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"Beauty Unfolding" shows women how to find the beauty in their lives, even after experiencing unthinkable pain and loss. Author Kate Waite shares her journey of surviving severe burns as a teenager, divorce from her soulmate, and other life challenges, and her discovery that the secret to a beautiful life is not avoiding adversity but creating joy and abundance from within. Poignantly honest personal anecdotes and proven, simple, actionable steps inspire and empower women to move forward in their lives, no matter how devastating their circumstances may be---equipping them not only to overcome painful endings, but to discover a whole new world of beautiful beginnings.
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Kate Waite is an author, inspirational speaker, and lifestyle expert who has mastered the art of living beautifully, even after enduring several devastating events in her life. After being severely burned in a fire at age fifteen, she discovered that the secret to living a beautiful life is to create joy and abundance from within. Before becoming an award-winning author, Kate found success as a self-taught fashion designer, whose designs were featured on ABC News, Good Morning America, and All My Children. To learn more about Kate, visit

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Morgan James Publishing
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Jun 2, 2015
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Body, Mind & Spirit / Inspiration & Personal Growth
Self-Help / Motivational & Inspirational
Self-Help / Personal Growth / Happiness
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