Monday, 27 October 2014

Loving Unique You

We tend to look at the differences between us and other people as our flaws and failings rather than the things that make us us. 

We have such diversity.  In height, colouring, build.  When we compare ourselves with other people, we will often feel we fall short because we see that we are different.  But that's by design!  We were never intended to be anyone but ourselves.

I think the things that make us different are the things that make us beautiful.

Your uniqueness is your greatest beauty secret.  There is only ever going to be one of you to love.

This is part of a series on #selflove.

Monday, 13 October 2014

Loving Real You


Only 5% of women have the type of bodies we see in ads.  Blogger Jes Baker teamed up with photographer Liora K to give attention to the other 95%.

The project is all about each person's beauty and uniqueness, Liora K says:

You can read more in this piece from Huffington Post.

Comparing ourselves with other people is usually what makes us feel bad about ourselves.  But a project like this takes away some of the facade and secrecy and shows that under the clothes and the fears, perfection is a myth and we are all real, unique, beautiful...