What I am going to tell will change your life, so listen carefully.
Beauty is not on your face, beauty in your being. Not your body, not your soul, but is your actions, in your behavior.
When I was growing up my mother told me, You are a nice girl, you have to behave like one. I had no idea, what nice girls do, or even that I wanted to become one. But over time, I grew to believe that I wanted to be a nice beautiful girl.
In my time, beauty was appreciated. Women had to be beautiful. I grew up in Russia. And in Moscow, my home town, women would go out to throw the garbage out without make-up, some even dressed up to look good. Ridiculous? Not at all. If the society standard calls for beauty, women are there to respond.
22 years ago I arrived in the US convinced that woman here are just as beautiful. To my disappointment it was not so… Only later, did I begin to recognize that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, and beauty can be natural and enhanced, and beauty and youthfulness are powerful motivators through advertisement and celebrities.
In my early 30s I began to be interested in balance in search of prolonging youthfulness and beauty of my body and mind. And here is what I discovered.
We all are beautiful in our magnificence and uniqueness. But the majority of us have no idea what this even means. Because it comes with a secret. For it to be true, you have to learn it, live it, breathe it in and out every moment of your life. Continue reading