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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

beauty

Let’s Get Naked

Sheila Kelley is the force behind the pole dancing trend for women's empowerment and fitness. Her book, The S Factor, has inspired thousands of women, including me. A few years ago she did a Ted...

Judging Things by Their Skin

I'm certainly not immune judging things by their skin. I've met many people that I thought were one way from first impressions and discovered I was completely wrong. Whether it's the way they dress, how they speak, their face, their gender, their race - there are a lot of outer features we use as guides to make an initial judgement.

Seven Secrets of Sexy

Sexy is about what draws people to you. It is an aura you carry with you. It is a way of being that portrays your best self in every situation. There are Seven Secrets of Sexy. If you have, or can cultivate, these seven things, you are sexy. The more you have, the sexier you are.

3 Reasons to Accept Compliments

Accepting compliments. It seems like a simple thing. Someone says something nice to you, you thank them and enjoy the fact that you've been seen and acknowledged. Yet, in our society, we're taught that we must be "humble" so we have forgotten how to accept compliments just in case we get a big head and become proud. Hogwash! One of my purposes in life is to get people to accept compliments graciously. Pretending that you aren't worthy of a compliment doesn't serve anyone.

Body Love

As someone who spent a good portion of my life analyzing what I would change about myself if I had the opportunity, I am very sensitive to anything that shows people loving themselves as...

Cameron Russell on Modelling

Cameron Russell is a model. She says she "won the looks lottery". Few of us can say that. We all have something beautiful about us, but not everyone has the looks that are idealized by society. And we end up beating ourselves up about it for our whole lives.

What is Beauty?

"There's only one correct way to spell the English word "beauty." But that wasn't true centuries ago. Before the advent of the printing press, orthographic anarchy prevailed for many words. Some of beauty's variations included: bewte, beaute, beaultye, beuaute, bealte, buute, bewtee, and beaultye. I bring this up, Aquarius, because I think it would be fun and healthy for you to take a respite from having to slavishly obey standardized rules. I'm talking about not just those that apply to spelling, but others, too. See what you can get away with." (Freewill Astrology from Vue Magazine #920)

The Secret to a Happy Valentine’s Day (and life) – Loving Yourself

With Valentine's Day knocking on our doorstep, the idea of love is right in our face. The nature of this day is to look outside you for who you love - spouse, partner, friends, family. But what about loving you? You may have heard this before and it bears repeating - no one can truly love you unless you love yourself.

3 Simple Ways to be Inspiring

There is a young third grader named Stella Ehrhart. For the last year she's been doing something that may seem a little "weird" to some. She's been dressing as a different historical character every day.

Healing Power of Heels

Recently I was shopping with my sister. I was trying on dresses and wasn't sure if I liked one as much as everyone else seemed to. Then I put on a pair of heels. My sister said with surprise, "wow, your posture just completely changed!" And I bought the dress.