It’s always easy to feel beautiful when you are all glammed up! I know that’s the case for me, but the thing is, I don’t have to have a face full of makeup and my hair just so to feel beautiful. It makes me sad to know that’s not the case for everyone. In fact, it’s not the case for everyone even when they are wearing makeup and that breaks my heart. I have a daughter who I think is the most beautiful little girl in the world…
I always want her to know just how beautiful she is, which is why I tell her every day. I know how it makes me feel when my husband, daughter, father, or anyone tells me I am beautiful, so I want to do my best to always make others feel that “light” that I feel when I am told that. Just yesterday, Mother’s Day, I made sure to tell three other women, who are very important to my life, just how beautiful they were! My mom (who is battling cancer and her attitude through it makes her even more beautiful to me) and my sisters.
In our daily life, it’s easy to become self-critical about how we look, especially with people being so critical of one another today. When did the world become such a judgmental place? I am a firm believer, in complimenting others and helping build self-esteem rather than tear it down. Which is why I love the Dove® Mirrors initiative! On May 17th, you can visit your local Sam’s Club to send a postcard to remind someone they are beautiful!
What a great way for us women, to build one another up. Empower one another, lift up one another, really just bring a smile to each other. As a mother, daughter, sister, friend, cheer coach, and so many more “hats” I wear in my day to day life, I want to be someone who reminds others they are beautiful. Because at the end of the day it may be just what they needed to hear and I may be the only one who says it to them. Why not take a moment to make others feel beautiful? I bet by doing so, you will feel even more beautiful yourself!
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