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Taryn Brumfitt is an internationally recognised keynote speaker and the fiercely passionate thought leader behind the Body Image Movement.
A bestselling author and director of the inspiring social-change documentaries Embrace and Embrace Kids, Taryn’s global crusade to end the body dissatisfaction epidemic has seen her recognised by UN Women, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls and the Geena Davis Institute. Her talk at Google HQ in Silicon Valley was live-streamed to every Google office in the world. She was a finalist in the 2019 Australian of the Year and 2018 Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence awards, and was crowned the 2018 SA winner for Excellence in Women's Leadership and winner of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year, South Australia.
A two-time marathon runner, lover of life and people, and mum to three children, Taryn remains humble, proud and eager to make the biggest impact on body image and self love the world has ever seen.

Books by Taryn Brumfitt

Embrace Kids

The essential body image handbook for parents of children and teens by powerhouse change-maker and body positivity activist Taryn Brumfitt and Dr Zali Yager.

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Embrace Your Body

Embrace your body – you’ve only got one!

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Embrace Yourself

How to love the skin you're in – an inspirational lifestyle book by the world’s leading body acceptance activist.

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Embrace Your Body by Taryn Brumfitt and Sinead Hanley | Book Trailer

Embrace your body – you’ve only got one! Based on the #1 hit children’s song, this picture book encourages everyone to love who they are, inside and out. Taryn Brumfitt is the fiercely passionate thought leader behind the Body Image Movement (@bodyimagemovement on Instagram) and director of Embrace the documentary. She is determined to inspire everyBODY to celebrate their body, regardless of size, colour, ethnicity, gender or ability. EMBRACE YOUR BODY is perfect for preschoolers and young primary-aged kids. Find a copy in your local bookstore! More info: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/embrace-your-body-9781760895983 #EmbraceYourBody #TarynBrumfitt #SineadHanley #BodyImageMovement

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Taryn Brumfitt says ‘eat glitter for breakfast and sparkle all day’.

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Keep the kids entertained with these fun book-related ideas. There's an activity book for every age: one for littlies, one for kids and one for grown-ups too!

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Embrace Your Body

Taryn Brumfitt, the founder of the Body Image Movement, has released Embrace Your Body, a picture book for kids that celebrates positive body image values. Discover why this is so important right now plus learn five tips that will help YOU help the kids in your life. 

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5 tips for helping your child embrace discomfort

Help your kid accept tough times with this advice from Embrace Kids.

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Embrace Kids by Taryn Brumfitt and Zali Yager

The essential body image handbook for parents of children and teens by powerhouse change-maker and body positivity activist Taryn Brumfitt and Dr Zali Yager. Buy your copy now: https://www.penguin.com.au/books/embrace-kids-9781761046575