Nikki DuBose

Nikki DuBose abuse, domestic violence, eating disorder, anorexia, rape, mental health, modeling, personal transformation Nikki DuBose abuse, domestic violence, eating disorder, anorexia, rape, mental health, modeling, personal transformation

Nikki DuBose Speech Topics

“Who am I?” – Let’s Talk Identity
We, as a society, have an identity crisis. We don’t know who we are, and as a result we escape in work, vanity, the numbers game, sex, money, addictions, food – anything we can to fill the void inside. These disguises might start out innocent, but they can turn out to be downright deadly because...
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Washed Away: From Darkness to Light
Reflecting on her memoir, Washed Away: From Darkness to Light, Nikki DuBose details her recovery from a more than seventeen year battle with childhood abuse, sexual victimization, eating disorders, self-harm, body dysmorphic disorder, addictions, suicide, and various mental health issues, all...
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Eating Disorders & Child Sexual Abuse: Education, Prevention & Healing
Eating disorders and trauma – especially child sexual abuse – often go hand-in-hand. In America alone, eating disorders affect an estimated 30,000,000 individuals, and child sexual abuse, 42,000,000. However, child sexual abuse is an issue that seen as shameful and is usually pushed “under the...
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B.E.A.U.T.Y: Using Art Therapy to Express Your True Beauty
What do you see when you look in the mirror? Someone beautiful? A worthy, child of God? Or are you depressed because you see a reflection comprised of the negative images that others have projected onto you? B.E.A.U.T.Y utilizes art therapy – painting, drawing, poetry, and the like, to encourage...
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Mental Health & the Modeling Industry: Why Education is so Important
In an industry that is poorly regulated, what critical changes need to take place to ensure that the health of models – and the health of society – improves? Current research shows that 40% of models suffer from some sort of eating disorder. Agents work closely with males and females within the...
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Change Yourself, Change the World: Be an Advocate for Positive Change
Nikki DuBose discusses how many times she failed in her life, and how it was perseverance and the decision to finally love herself that got her to where she is today. Oftentimes we want to change the world and solve big issues, but we haven’t even dealt with ourselves. Everything begins with...
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Starting a Soul Revolution in an Image-Obsessed Society
We live in an image-obsessed society. Even though our culture has made great strides in body diversity and talking about important body image issues, there is one critical subject we are leaving out. Our souls! Let us never forget that we are our souls, and the outer will fade away, but our souls...
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