Anea Bogue
A highly sought-after contributor to various media outlets, Anea Bogue is an acclaimed self-esteem expert who specializes in working with women of all ages, including adolescent girls. The mother of a teen daughter and 5 year old daughter, Anea is absolutely passionate about the empowerment of girls and women and has dedicated more than half her life to this cause. She brings 20 years of experience to her work as an educator (middle and high school teacher for 10 years), certified life coach, consultant, writer and speaker. Anea is also the creator and director of REALgirl®, a revolutionary empowerment program for girls ages 9 – 16, yielding incredible transformations in girls. Anea is currently writing a book titled ‘9 Ways We Are Screwing Up Our Girls and How We Can Stop’ based on her Master’s Thesis which was dedicated to the self-esteem crisis among women and girls. She also recently co-founded TrueMoon, a new organic tampon company dedicated to providing safe, healthy feminine care products and educating girls and women about their bodies.Whether through her forthcoming book, featured articles or speaking engagements, Anea is committed to helping each girl and woman discover her authentic self and reach her highest potential. To learn more about Anea please visit

Entries by Anea Bogue

9 Resolutions for Women Who Want to Reclaim Their Power

(0) Comments | Posted January 2, 2015 | 4:08 PM


1. Find and use your voice. Treat your voice as a muscle and remember that like all muscles, it gets stronger with use. Many of us stopped using our voice honestly and boldly when we were girls and were taught, as part...

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[EXCERPT] 6 Ways Fears Around Female Sexuality Are Screwing Up Our Girls

(1) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 5:37 PM

Excerpted from "9 Ways We're Screwing Up Our Girls and How We Can Stop" by Anea Bogue, published by Dunham Books. '9 Ways' is a revolutionary guide for parents, and anyone who cares about the well-being of girls. At a time when research suggests that the average girl's self-esteem peaks...

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9 Things Every Woman Should Know About Menstruation

(66) Comments | Posted September 21, 2013 | 10:00 AM

Last week, the mother of 'The Bachelor' candidate Gia Allemand, told Dr. Phil that "intense pre-menstrual syndrome" contributed to her daughter's suicide this past August. It's impossible to know for certain the degree to which PMS may have been a factor in this tragic end to Ms. Allemand's life. But...

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Why Beyonce's "Mrs. Carter Tour" Is Bad For Women

(54) Comments | Posted March 8, 2013 | 4:30 PM

What's in a name?

International Women's Day is all about pausing to reflect on our achievements in the long-standing effort to create equality between men and women. I must admit, writing about Beyonce Knowles as part of my thoughts on this important day of reflection was not really part of...

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Nine Empowering Resolutions for Women in 2013

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2013 | 4:03 PM

2012 has proven to be an incredibly exciting and important time to be a woman. After many centuries of being programmed with messages of our inferiority, I see ever-increasing signs of women remembering our inherent value. One especially important sign of this is the fact that we are re-discovering and...

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