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Self-esteem expert helps 11 to 17-year-olds overcome 21st century challenges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2016 | Toledo, OH

Girls are faced with many new challenges today, from the pressure to fit in at school to being included and ‘liked’ on social media and in the cyber world.

Total Package Girl is a new interactive book for every girl living through the challenges of growing up in the 21st century. Written by Kristi Hoffman, a PBS-TV personality, CEO and 23-year Girl Scout volunteer, she’s familiar with challenges facing girls today: cyberbullying, peer pressure, confidence, body image and more. (read more…)

Total Package Girl Patch is rooted in a program that teaches girls leadership skills, and how to combat cyber bullying, peer pressure, and confidence struggles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2016 | Toledo, OH

Total Package Girl Participation PatchTotal Package Girl, in partnership with the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio, is pleased to announce the new Total Package Girl Participation Patch for Girl Scout Cadettes, Juniors, Seniors, and Ambassadors. To earn the Total Package Girl Patch, Girl Scouts need to read the book, Total Package Girl: Discover the Ultimate You for Life written for girls ages 11 – 17, and complete the fun and intriguing activities in the book.

Total Package Girl is written by Kristi K. Hoffman, a national speaker, award-winning PBS-TV media personality, whose book meets girls where they are—living in and beyond the 24/7 “cyber popularity” world. Girl Scouts throughout the United States can participate in the program as a troup or individually. (read more…)

Total Package Girl book provides intelligence, skills and a toolset girls need to combat cyberbullying, peer pressure, and confidence struggles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2016 | Toledo, OH

Total Package Girl Book

Total Package Girl is the next must-have book for teen and pre-teen girls, written by CEO Kristi K. Hoffman. Hoffman is a national speaker, an award-winning TV host and PBS-TV media personality whose book meets girls where they are—living in and beyond the 24/7 “cyber popularity” world.

“This is a great time to be a girl growing up in the world. In Total Package Girl, author Kristi Hoffman captures the moment with wonderful tips and ideas for girls everywhere. Have fun with it,” said Christine Brennan, USA Today sports columnist, television commentator and best-selling author.

In contemporary fashion, Total Package Girl helps girls across the globe tackle confidence battles, body image issues, cyberbullying and peer pressure situations using secret weapons, quizzes, power quotes, and deep-dive activities. Hashtags throughout the book emphasize being strong, courageous, and “just being you” (#jbu). (read more…)