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10 Ways You Are Beautiful (Inspiring Video)

“The media and cosmetic companies have it all wrong. This is how you can really be beautiful. (Hint: you already are.)”

This video, from blogger Chookooloonks (Karen Walrond), discusses what real beauty is—and how your differences actually heighten your beauty. She shows portraits of women from a wide range of backgrounds, all of whom are unquestionably radiant, each in her own unique way. Watch it above, and remember how beautiful you are, too!

From the video, here’s a list of the top 10 ways to stay true to yourself, your differences, and your beauty:

1. Remember there are differences, but there are no flaws.
2. There’s only one fashion rule: if it makes you feel awesome, wear it.
3. Be willing to be vulnerable, so you can also fully experience joy.
4. Control your own perspective. Perspective is everything.
5. Another word for sexy? Confident.
6. Breathe. Deeply and every day.
7. Express yourself. Often, kindly and without apology.
8. The adventure is in the attempt. Embrace possibility.
9. To remain youthful, never stop looking for the wonderful.
10. And finally: create your own story. Never let others create it for you.



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1:40AM PDT on May 3, 2013

Thank you :)

5:22AM PDT on May 2, 2013


1:22AM PDT on May 2, 2013

None of these applies to me. I'm fat and ugly, and I've always been. :-(

10:38AM PST on Nov 11, 2012

Love, love, love!

8:48PM PDT on Nov 3, 2012

really love 5, 6, and 10 :)

2:32PM PDT on Oct 28, 2012

amazing. thank you

3:30AM PDT on Oct 21, 2012

Thanks for sharing!

2:03PM PDT on Oct 19, 2012

very good---all these wonderful assurances are great for women!!

11:12AM PDT on Oct 19, 2012

Too bad there wasn't even more variety in the photos. I love my silvery brown hair now that I'm aging. I also think that people with obvious disabilities have beauty and sorry that wasn't shown in the video. We are still too focused on the young and able- and white.

6:15AM PDT on Oct 19, 2012


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