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Kick Off a Fresh Image with a Mini-Makeover

Have you been wishing you could change your appearance? Are you growing tired of your hair, skin, body shape or size, or even just the style of your clothing? If you’ve experienced any of these feelings – and they are common as we move into a new year, or sometimes a new month – you might enjoy a mini-makeover.

How you feel about your body image has a substantial effect on how you feel about yourself as a person. Everyone needs a boost to his or her body image once in awhile. And it just feels good to make some changes to your personal appearance, which will help you to love who and what you see in the mirror every single day.

Helping Our Girls Develop a Positive Body Image

Young girls get bombarded with media messages that can make it hard for them to feel good about their appearance. Here are some practical ways to help young girls develop healthy self-esteem about her appearance.

Girls as young as 8 – 10 are now worrying about their weight, their body shape, and what they wear at a higher level than ever before. Competition among young girls to attract attention from the opposite sex is happening at a younger age – a time when they should not be worried about it.

Get Through The Things That Suck In Your Closet

“Everything you want is surrounded by things that SUCK…as long as you’re willing to get through the stuff that sucks, you can have EVERYTHING that you want.”

Jonathan Sprinkles

 

The quote above is from a very good friend and amazing speaker – Jonathan Sprinkles. Yes – that’s really his last name! It struck me particularly sharply today, as I’m working on getting through some of the “stuff” that sucks with regard to my own wardrobe. You see, even though I am an accomplished Image Professional, sometimes I still have challenges with letting go of old garments and shoes in my closet.

You know the ones – the sentimental garments that immediately take you back to a happy time…the shoes you wore on that special date that made you feel like you could dance all night, or the ones that got you whistled at when you were with your friends…

The jacket that seemed to make you look a size smaller, or curvier, or taller, or ____________________ (insert adjective here)…but now is a little more tattered and worn than you can really stand, and yet…it’s so hard to let go of…