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How to Write to Create Change and Impact Lives

How to Write to Create Change and Impact Lives

Do you want to write to create change and impact lives?

So many aspiring writers and authors want to use their voices to create change in the world, but they don’t know how to reach those who need to hear their message. write to create change and impact lives

That’s why in this post, you’ll meet Chrissy King. She’s a writer, speaker, strength coach, educator, and forthcoming author of her first book.

Chrissy will share her experience being in a marginalized body as a child, her approach to body liberation and the reasons for writing her book, The Body Liberation Project.

You’ll learn how Chrissy pushed through her fear and self-doubt so she could create change and impact lives, even without a big audience or platform.

Let’s get into it.

Writing a book is a daunting task. It’s worth it.

For Chrissy, writing a book wasn’t just about publishing a finished product. It was about the opportunity to share her story, create change, and impact the lives of others.

Through her book, Chrissy found the opportunity to share her stories about body liberation, marginalized communities and racism – stories she was holding inside for a very long time.

As she explains, her book allowed her to reflect and delve into her experiences. By doing so, she honed her voice and found focus so she could relate to other readers.

So did she find writing a book daunting?

Yes! But sharing and inspiring others with her struggles, triumphs, and insights, made it worthwhile.

Write To Create Change and Impact Lives

write to create change and impact livesAs Chrissy’s book title suggests, The Body Liberation Project challenges societal norms and systemic oppression.

And you might say it all started with a blog post she wrote called “Is Fitness Only For Thin White Women?”

She posted it at the encouragement of her coach and thought it wouldn’t be read by many. To her surprise, it was shared many times. “I got dozens of messages, mainly from women of color saying, ‘Thank you so much for writing this. This has been on my heart and mind for a long time. And I didn’t know how to express it.’”

The response gave her the proof she needed that others resonated with her message.

She didn’t let the fact that she didn’t have a big platform or a large audience at the time hold her back from writing her book. The initial response proved that her words could still have a big impact on the world.

What Holds Aspiring Authors Back From Writing A Book?

At this point, you may be inspired and even encouraged to follow in Chrissy’s footsteps. But if that pesky old question of ‘who am I to do this?‘ is creeping in, Chrissy’s been there, too!

Fear and self-doubt crept in for her at many points of the book process. She challenges aspiring authors to reflect on the excuses holding them back.

Most importantly, she emphasizes the importance of pushing past these obstacles to pursue your dreams.

So, whether you’re struggling with imposter syndrome or intimidated by the writing process, it’s important to remember that every successful author has faced similar challenges.

It’s okay to take baby steps and work through your fears one day at a time. The key is to stay focused on your vision and to believe in yourself and your abilities.

And. thought partnership and expert support will make the journey to getting your book out into the world much easier.

Use Your Writing to Create Change and Impact Lives

Writing a book is a powerful way to share your story, create change, and impact the lives of others.

If you’re an aspiring author, take inspiration from Chrissy King’s journey and commit to pushing past your fears and self-doubt to pursue your writing dreams.

The people you serve are waiting for the change you create and the impact you’re about to make!

Through your writing, you can inspire others to take action, change their perspectives, and create a better world.

If you’re ready to start your book-writing journey, click here to learn more about my Book Proposal Blueprint program for aspiring writers.

This blog post was based on this episode from my Bound + Determined podcast. You can listen to it here.

In the episode, Chrissy and I also discuss:

  • The intersection of white supremacy and diet culture (15:27)
  • The difference between self-love, body positivity and body liberation (9:46)
  • The diversity challenges within the wellness industry (6:57)
  • When your book is a manifesto–a call to action–for important world conversations (26:09)

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