New Book Illustrates the Importance of Self-esteem

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Author Monica Douglas Davis announces the release of her new book, “God Made Me Beautiful, But I Didn’t Know It”

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In her new book, “God Made Me Beautiful, But I Didn't Know It” (published by AuthorHouse), writer and educator Monica Douglas Davis turns her attention to the notion of beauty, launching a thought-provoking exploration on what it is, what it isn’t and why it’s an intricate part of everyone’s lives.

“I struggled with what beauty is all of my life and after the birth of my son I was finally inspired to write about what true beauty is,” reveals Davis on the inspiration behind the book.

In “God Made Me Beautiful, But I Didn't Know It” Davis discusses 16 characteristics of beauty and gives examples of people she believes demonstrates each characteristic.

Also included is an original poem on “how everyone was born beautiful, is currently beautiful and will always be beautiful and how they should learn what their gifts of beauty are.”

Both a charming tribute to the transformational power of beauty and a self-help guide that leads readers towards recognizing their beautiful attributes, “God Made Me Beautiful, But I Didn't Know It” is an inspiring read, particularly for young readers.

When asked what she wants readers to take away from her book, Davis had a clear goal. “That we all were made by God and he has given us a beauty that only we can tap into and use to make ourselves better,” she replied. “When we are healthy mentally, we can achieve great things and make the world a better place.”

About the Author
Monica Douglas Davis has a Georgia license in Professional Counseling. She obtained a Master of Arts in Education from Concordia University and a second Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling from Argosy University. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Davis was a public school teacher for 11 years and worked as a mental health counselor in the state of Georgia. She has a counseling private practice and a tutoring, family resource support and mentoring company called Child & Adolescent Resource Education Services (CARES).

Davis volunteers for several organizations working with children and families; these have included the YWCA, Child Abuse Prevention Services, HOPE worldwide, and Voices of Faith Education and Youth Ministries. Her goal is to empower children and their families so they can have the most fulfilling lives possible. She resides in Snellville, Ga. with her husband, son and twin daughters.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, AuthorHouse celebrated 15 years of service to authors in Sept. 2011.For more information or to publish a book visit or call 1-888-519-5121. For the latest, follow @authorhouse on Twitter.

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