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Sarah, a teen with a port-wine stain and body image issues, is abducted, and must find a way to rescue herself.

“Powerful. I raced through it, wanting to know if Sarah would find a way to escape both her captor and her self-doubts. A real nail-biter!“
- April Henry, NY Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die

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Kendra must face her past and stop hurting herself--before it's too late.

Awards: #1 in the Top 10 ALA Quick Picks, ALA's Rainbow List, a Governor General Literary Award Finalist, Staff Pick for Teaching Tolerance.

Yes, it's my own arm on the cover of SCARS.

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Caitlyn, a telepath in a world where having any paranormal power at all can kill her, must decide between saving herself or saving the world.

Awards: A finalist for the Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy, and the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award.


Kate sees visions of the future--but only when she has an asthma attack. When she "sees" her sister being beaten, and a schoolmate killing herself, Kate must trigger more attacks--but that could kill her.

Awards: 2013 Gold Winner, Wise Bear Digital Awards, YA Paranormal category.

STAINED book cover

Sarah, a teen with a port-wine stain and body image issues, is abducted, and must find a way to rescue herself.

“Powerful. I raced through it, wanting to know if Sarah would find a way to escape both her captor and her self-doubts. A real nail-biter!“
- April Henry, NY Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die

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Love Yourself Affirmation Cards

We all need encouragement and praise. Sometimes it's hard to find. Sometimes it's hard to give to ourselves. Use these joy-filled cards when you need some reassurance or compassion–or just want to feel good.

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  • 54 affirmation cards, one unique image printed on each side

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  • regular price: $9.99 US per deck

  • HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Buy one deck for yourself, and one for someone you love at a special price.

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Sample Messages:

  • I remember to breath. (front of card) You remember to breathe. (back of card)

  • I deserve to be loved and cherished. You deserve to be loved and cherished.

  • I love and accept my body. You love and accept your body.

  • I let people into my life. You let people into your life.

  • I have compassion and tenderness for myself. You have compassion and tenderness for yourself.

  • I allow myself to take in compliments and know they are true. You allow yourself to take in compliments and know they are true.

  • I am beautiful and vibrant. You are beautiful and vibrant.

  • I encourage and believe in myself. Yes, I can do it! You encourage and believe in yourself. Yes, you can do it!
  • I allow myself to relax. You allow yourself to relax.

  • I follow my dreams. They are worth believing in. You follow your dreams. They are worth believing in.
  • I have a place on this earth. You have a place on this earth.

  • I am loved. You are loved.

View these sample cards here**.

"The cards are terrific! I believe any parent with a young daughter (or son) should have these. I now have a one-year-old daughter and making sure she grows up with a healthy body image and self esteem is very important. I will show these cards to her as she grows."
    — Pamela Verona, Eating Disorders Online

“Cheryl's cards are wonderfully soothing, comforting, and self-affirming. They contain beautiful, magical images and messages that lighten the heart and lift the spirits. The cards can be used for many purposes, including feeling calm and comforted, preparing for a stressful situation, overcoming self-defeating "inner voices," feeling grounded, and for getting in touch with your feelings, thoughts, and needs. They are an oasis in an otherwise hectic and stressful life. I highly recommend them.”
    — Kali Munro, MEd, Psychotherapist.

It's important to have strong messages that encourage girls and women to love themselves and their bodies, and images that reflect the true diversity of women's different sizes, shapes, races, and ages.

Love Yourself affirmation cards show girls and women of many races, ages, and shapes and sizes, and offer messages that build self-esteem. They encourage the reader to listen to themselves, to see their inner beauty, to love and accept their bodies, and to depend on their own strengths, as well as to reach out to others when they need to.

"A powerful pack of positive images and healing words designed to inspire and raise self-esteem."
    — Jan Sutton, SIARI (Self Injury and Related Issues)

Why not give the special girl or woman in your life a deck of affirmation cards? Or give a deck to yourself.

You deserve to love yourself, to feel good about yourself, and to treat yourself with kindness and compassion. These cards are loving messages you can use to remind yourself of that.

"The images in the Love Yourself deck are all drawn in a style that suggests light, joy, contentment, and acceptance. The cards are really nice to work with. They're a good size for carrying around with you, and the messages are encouraging and supportive. Even in the short time I've been working with the cards, I've noticed that I'm generally feeling more open to the universe, and more positive about the things happening in my life. If you need to learn to love yourself more, then Cheryl's affirmation cards are a good place to start!"
    — Catherine Doyle, Natural Bloom Adventures in Holistic Health

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* Canadians, please note that these are the shipping costs provided by Canada Post. I myself am Canadian, and find it outrageous that it costs more to ship within Canada than to another country–but these are Canada Post's fees.

Love Yourself affirmation cards are also available at these stores:

  • Austin, Texas, USA
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  • Toronto, ON, Canada
    • Parent Books 201 Harbord Street. Phone: 416-537-8334. Toll-free: 1-800-209-9182
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What People Are Saying About the Affirmation Cards

Dear Cheryl
Your affirmation cards are just wonderful - beautiful, powerful, inspiring. I recently downloaded the screensaver - and just now, feeling lost and a little low wandered over to the computer, and saw these sweet, bold messages and tender, magnificent drawings. You are an amazing artist and courage and beauty shine through your cards.

    — Linda Loughran

"Dear Cheryl,
I just wanted to tell you that I really love your cards. Thank you for providing such a creative way to share these beautiful valuable messages. I love them so much I plan on keeping them like-new so I can share them with my own daughter."

    — Jean Flaherty

I have to share a secret. I am a counselor and a big part of my job is cheerleading. So, the secret confession is this-a small part of me thinks that affirmations are cheesy.
Despite my conflicted feelings about affirmations, I really did enjoy Cheryl Rainfield's affirmation card deck. While most cards I have seen in the past tend to have only words or ethereal pictures, these cards are hand-drawn and display pictures of real-looking women-old, thin, fat, multi-ethnic and female. These cards are two sided, with one side's affirmation in the first person, the other in the third person; i.e., "I am__," "You are_." I instantly thought of how some people would have a hard time immediately using the first person and so could "graduate" into it, if they liked. Reading the deck or just picking cards randomly made me feel, well, affirmed. I conducted a small non-scientific survey among acquaintances, and they unanimously agreed that these cards felt "different," than the usual ones, and they almost all had small, self-satisfied smiles on their faces after viewing them.

    — Alaina Zipp for NewConnexion

Thank you so much for the beautiful affirmation cards. I love them. I carry them in my purse every day, and show them at work, too.
    — Ger van der Velden, Netherlands

Love Yourself cards are full of wise teachings on loving our bodies and ourselves, honoring our innate wisdom and living in our spiritual truth. They are a delightful and powerful tool for positive change, embracing the power of loving compassion and the beauty of diversity.
    — Carol Normandi, MFT
Co-Founder of Beyond Hunger and Co-Author of It's Not About Food.

Love Yourself affirmation cards are wonderful girl-positive messages that is often hard to find in all the other mass media messages that girls are inundated with! Thank goodness Cheryl Rainfield has created such an amazing alternative!
    — Caroline Ticarro-Parker, Executive Director Mind on the Media

Cheryl Rainfield's heart-warming and spirit-lifting cards are colorful, bold, boisterous, beautiful, witty, wise and whimsical in their portrayal of human individuality and diversity. Rainfield's artwork is as bright and uplifting as her affirmations are, making this a special deck of cards that will be cherished, and used, for a long time.
Love Yourself is a powerful, imaginative and compassionate tool for transformation that every woman can benefit from. Young girls, too, will treasure these cards, which celebrate the individual gift that each and every one of us is to ourselves, to those we love, and to the world.

    — Marie D. Jones for

Cheryl Rainfield's Love Yourself cards give me permission to love myself as I am. When I forget my affirmation, I simply pull the card from my pocket to remind myself: Hello! I am loveable! Love Yourself Cards are an endless source and supply of love, encouragement and support for all women: regardless of size, shape, race or age.
Cheryl's cards are a brilliant invention; a support system for the feminine soul. For the small cost of these tiny wonders, women can gain endless insight into the power of their own being.

    — Laura Turner, Editor The New Body News and Wellness Letter

I love these cards. I use the deck by having clients pick a card and keep it–and the ones they pick always seem to resonate. Another way I enjoy the cards is by reading the whole deck; it makes me feel like I just meditated. The little drawings are peaceful and lovely; my particular favorite is "You allow yourself to take up space." This is something that abuse survivors need to acknowledge all the time.
    — Dr. Patti Feuereisen, Psychologist. Author of: Invisible Girls: The Truth About Sexual Abuse

Cheryl's cards radiate warmth and kindness, encouraging us to love and care for ourselves. I think that's something each of us can benefit from, no matter where we are in the course of our lives. One way I like to use affirmation cards is to draw one at random for the day and keep it with me, re-reading it 3-5 times throughout the day and having faith that I chose that particular card on that particular day for a reason.
    — Jennifer Thompson, Owner DivaTribe

Cheryl Rainfield's Love Yourself affirmation cards are beautiful, and we highly recommend them as a powerful tool for Self-help healing work for women who have been traumatized in their life with negative and harmful messages. Women can use her cards on a daily basis to heal from relational violence by replacing one's destructive Self-talk with Self-love healing talk. Her images are a very effective way to develop a healthy relationship with Self. Thank-you Cheryl for sharing your fabulous creativity!!!!!
    — Linda MacDonald & Jeanne Sarson, Persons Against Ritual Abuse-Torture

"Artistically-created, user-friendly, psychologically sound, Cheryl's cards provide a gentle, tangible way for a female abuse survivor to rewrite the negative scripts implanted in her mind by the perpetrator(s) — 54 positive self-scripts to help heal the wounded soul."
    — Wanda Karriker, Ph.D. Author: Morning, Come Quickly

"The artwork of Love Yourself cards is inspired and completely captures the aim of each affirmation, giving a feeling of peace, love and hope to each one. The fact that the cards are double sided, takes the user through the whole process of change that this positive thinking can achieve, which is important for people who have suffered damage to be able to understand. My opinion of this product is that an enormous amount of thought, skill, love and a deep understanding of the processes necessary for a survivor of abuse to move through have been put into them. I would highly recommend them to anyone."
    — Rebecca King, First Person Plural

Every woman on your holiday gift list could probably use a little help loving and appreciating her body! Here's just the thing: "Love Yourself Affirmation Cards!"
The thing that is especially nice about these cards is the way they are packaged - like a deck of cards. It is sometimes hard to know what to do with affirmations, but these can be easily displayed, stored and toted. The quality is also excellent - colorful, glossy cards that will hold up well.

    — Carol Johnson, author: Self-Esteem Comes In All Sizes Largely Positive

“In my work as a clinical social worker, these cards are an invaluable interventive tool. With wisdom and whimsy, these beautiful affirmation cards always and perfectly positively reinforce client 'wise mind,' reinforce therapeutic direction, and inspire clients.”
    — Jo-Anne Beggs, LMSC, Social Worker, New York, USA

“The art is beautiful, the words brighten my day, and my clients often comment on them. I love that they show people of different races, ages, shapes, and sizes, and that their messages are so powerful.”
    — Hilary Cameron, LLB, lawyer, Ontario, Canada

"I just had to write to tell you how much I like the affirmation cards. They make me feel so good inside, so calm and soothed. Every time I look at them, I feel better. I've tried other affirmation cards, and never felt this way before. Thank you!!"
    — Angie Spenser, California, USA

"Your affirmation cards are truly wonderful! The artwork speaks to me, and the words just hit home every time. They were just what I was needing."
    — Doreen Tomkins, Arizona, USA

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Making a Purchase Order

Schools, government institutions, and corporations can make a purchase order (as long as someone at the school can pay by cheque, money order, or PayPal). Email me with your purchase order. Please include:

  • the number of decks you would like to order;

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