You Are More Beautiful Than You Think

Do you look at photographs of yourself taken years ago and say, "WOW! I looked good"? Then, look at yourself now with a critical eye? Perhaps, we need to see ourselves as others see us.

This social experiment is very eye-opening. I hope this video resonates for you and motivates you to begin appreciating your own beauty today.

WATCH: Social Experiment Video

Dove's Campaign for Real Beauty is commendable and deserves attention and recognition.

If we do not 'get the message,' we could be influenced and manipulated by images shown in this ad.

WATCH: Images Video

Self-esteem is affected by the images we see everyday. We need to lift ourselves up in a society that promotes overconsumption as a path to happiness. Talk to your friends, family and especially our youth about our value and natural beauty.

Thanks to Laura Willard and Upworthy for putting this back on my radar. It's important to continue this dialogue about this pressing issue in our society. 

Hollan McBride, MA

Blazon Laurels, Inc.

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