A Letter To A Strong Beautiful Woman

A Letter To A Strong Beautiful Woman

You must love yourself before others

Dear A Strong Beautiful Woman,

Yes, I am talking to you. First things first, I want you to look in the mirror and tell yourself that. Good! Second, I want you to believe that you ARE beautiful. You have so many people that love you: friends, family, roommates, and of course, your pet(s). You do not need a man to make you, YOU. No matter what you need to always believe that. Even when times are tough. You can get through anything because you are a STRONG woman. But you need to remember that you will always have your friends and family there for you, through good and bad times.

You will have up's and down's in your life, and yes you may be independent BUT you are NOT ALONE. You will be gifted a long life to truly find yourself, and remember no one said it as going to be an easy journey. Just always remember you have yourself, friends, family, and more in your fan section, cheering you on. Being a strong woman does often time mean you carry a twenty-pound weight on your shoulders, or it may be a huge burden. This just means you can handle a lot at one time, but you will always have help for ones that deeply care and love you for you.

And if you are in a bad or rocky relationship, just remember this quote "She's a beautiful simple woman, that just desires love but is made to look complicated by a man who isn't man enough to provide the things she deserves." Every single relationship will have its up's and down's but guess what, that does not mean that he or she has to throw in the towel for something stupid. And if your significant other cheats, OH NO, that is not okay. Obviously, he or she did not deserve you. Yes, the breakup will hurt, but remember what was said 'You are independent, but never alone.' This will just make you strong and you will get through it. I promise. Give it time, you will find a person that is willing to take a bullet for you; shower you will a great deal of love, well sorry my dear but that person is not even worth looking at. Weak men cannot love a strong woman.

One day you will be a great role model for your future (current) daughter(s). You will show her the path to success and be there for her when she needs her strong mother to overcome the worse times in life; as well as be there when she receives a full ride to college, or on her wedding day; so that the breed of strong independent women will continue on for more generations to come.

At the end of the day, you are such a strong, gorgeous, wise, and independent woman that will never be alone. And you will leave you mark on this world for others to see and remember you by. Now, look in the mirror again.


A Strong, Beautiful Woman

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To The Girl Struggling With Her Body Image

It's not about the size of your jeans, but the size of your heart, soul, and spirit.


To the girl struggling with her body image,

You are more than the number on the scale. You are more than the number on your jeans and dresses. You are way more than the number of pounds you've gained or lost in whatever amount of time.

Weight is defined as the quantity of matter contained by a body or object. Weight does not define your self-worth, ambition or potential.

So many girls strive for validation through the various numbers associated with body image and it's really so sad seeing such beautiful, incredible women become discouraged over a few numbers that don't measure anything of true significance.

Yes, it is important to live a healthy lifestyle. Yes, it is important to take care of yourself. However, taking care of yourself includes your mental health as well. Neglecting either your mental or physical health will inflict problems on the other. It's very easy to get caught up in the idea that you're too heavy or too thin, which results in you possibly mistreating your body in some way.

Your body is your special, beautiful temple. It harbors all of your thoughts, feelings, characteristics, and ideas. Without it, you wouldn't be you. If you so wish to change it in a healthy way, then, by all means, go ahead. With that being said, don't make changes to impress or please someone else. You are the only person who is in charge of your body. No one else has the right to tell you whether or not your body is good enough. If you don't satisfy their standards, then you don't need that sort of negative influence in your life. That sort of manipulation and control is extremely unhealthy in its own regard.

Do not hold back on things you love or want to do because of how you interpret your body. You are enough. You are more than enough. You are more than your exterior. You are your inner being, your spirit. A smile and confidence are the most beautiful things you can wear.

It's not about the size of your jeans. It's about the size of your mind and heart. Embrace your body, observe and adore every curve, bone and stretch mark. Wear what makes you feel happy and comfortable in your own skin. Do your hair and makeup (or don't do either) to your heart's desire. Wear the crop top you've been eyeing up in that store window. Want a bikini body? Put a bikini on your body, simple.

So, as hard as it may seem sometimes, understand that the number on the scale doesn't measure the amount or significance of your contributions to this world. Just because that dress doesn't fit you like you had hoped doesn't mean that you're any less of a person.

Love your body, and your body will love you right back.

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I Don't Have To Wear Makeup To Be Beautiful

You don't have to, either.


For about as long as modern makeup/cosmetics/skincare brands have been around, the notion that women have to use any of these cosmetic products to be considered "beautiful" has also been around.

(If you've read my earlier article about red lipstick giving me my confidence back, you would know that I absolutely adore certain skincare/makeup products.)

However, I personally don't believe that I need to wear any kind of makeup to be considered "beautiful." And you don't, either.

I think that we, as a society, have seriously overvalued aesthetic beauty and undervalued the beauty that comes from being a decent, honest, genuine, and kind person. I believe that while makeup has an incredible and transformation-giving effect on women, (and men too, just for the record), that none of us honestly should depend on x, y, and z products to make us feel that we are beautiful, or that our self worth and sense of self should be tied up in how many likes a selfie of us in a full face of makeup get.

And quite frankly, there is so much to love about our makeup free, naturally glowing skin that so many of us hide, simply because society would love to tell us that we're not beautiful, or pretty, or worth very much at all if we don't use [insert new trendy skincare product here].

Well, excuse my French, but I'm calling bull.

It's not okay for any of us to think of ourselves as less than, simply because we're not following those crazy and crappy societal trends. In a culture where "Instagram perfect" pictures are the ideal that every woman, or man, is expected to look up to, I'd say it's pretty revolutionary to dare to bare a fresh-faced look.

No one has to ever feel the need to compulsively put on makeup to be considered "beautiful."

Because, in all reality, makeup can't measure the kind of person you are.

Makeup/skincare products can't measure your kindness, your generosity, your bravery in the face of adversity, or any other kickass quality that you might have. Makeup can't do that; only what's inside of you, if brought out for the world to see, can do that. And yes, I'm well aware of how cliché and "junior high preachy" that sounds.

So, I hope this article will possibly spark some introspective thoughts on what beauty means to you. I hope you start to think about the fact that who you are as a person is not defined by how "attractive" or "beautiful" someone else might tell you you are.

You define who you are as a person, nobody else has that power.

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