Embracing Beautiful You

Do you think you're beautiful? Can you look in the mirror, really look deep into your own face and say you are beautiful to yourself? It's not as easy as it would seem for most of us.

It is said that beauty is only skin deep. I beg to differ here. Beauty begins on the inside and shines through to the outside. Yes, there are many "beautiful" women around the world, esthetically speaking. Are they all beautiful from the inside out? I can't answer that question but I can say many who are drop dead gorgeous outwards may not be so lovely inside. 

Beauty is mostly subjective. Who defines beauty for you? Does the media? Does your significant other? Do your friends? Does Webster's? Or do you decide for yourself?

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A Boost For You

I am officially starting my first blog and am delighted to have you join me with your responses and comments by clicking on the "envelope" icon and send me an email. My desire is to encourage you and uplift you in my writings. I am sharing a recently discovered article and I'm not sure of the source, but want to pass it along.

In an evening class at Stanford University the last lecture was on the mind-body connection - that relationship between stress and disease. The speaker (head of psychiatry at Stanford) said, among other things, that one of the best things that a man could do for his health is to be married to a woman whereas for a woman, one of the best things she could do for her health was to nurture her relationships with her girlfriends. At first everyone laughed, but he was serious.

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