In Her Power

Reclaiming Your Authentic Self

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ISBN: 978-1-58270-270-4
Pages: 256
Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 8 7/16 inches

In Her Power

Reclaiming Your Authentic Self

Helene Lerner

Discover, claim, and activate your inner authority to achieve confidence, creativity, and intimacy in every aspect of your life from work to relationships to sex. Nationally known women’s advocate Helene Lerner addresses the self-sabotaging behaviors that veil a woman’s full potential, while offering insightful exercises, entertaining quizzes, and uplifting stories that cultivate true self-empowerment.

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Book Description

Helene Lerner, leading advocate for women's advancement and empowerment, addresses the nine most common self-sabotaging behaviors that hold women back, and reveals simple secrets to unlocking your true power.

With practical exercises and first-person stories, Lerner gives women the tools needed to achieve confidence, creativity, and intimacy in every aspect of life—from work to personal relationships to sex. Her approach is gentle but firm, compassionate yet dsciplined, and eminently useful.

Learn to:

  • Stay present in the face of challenge and discomfort.
  • Express yourslef genuinely in all aspects of life.
  • Recognize and appreciate your unique destiny.
  • Act with confidence and be visible when it counts.
  • Express your sexuality and experience true pleasure.

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Meet the Author

Helene Lerner

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.

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“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 refelctions and more, this book is a must-read.”

—Mindy Grossman, CEO
Home Shopping Network, Inc.

“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!”

—Christine Northrup, MD
author of Women's Bodies

“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
Shark Tank

“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. Allows 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 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

“Hear her roar: Lerner (Smart Women Take Risks), founder and former New York Times executive, tells women, “Create yourself and take full responsibility for your creation.” She offers chapter-ending exercises, charts, and a “power declaration” to guide readers toward these goals.”

—Publishers Weekly
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A Word on Women's History Month - by Helene Lerner

A Word on Women's History Month by Helene Lerner, author of In Her Power During this month, Women’s History Month, it’s important to reflect on the women who have paved the way for us. But it’s also a time to pay it forward. When my first marriage broke up and my husband left, I was devastated. Instead of isolating myself in my grief, I reached out to my friends. Several months passed and one night while waiting to meet a...
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