When you stand in front of a mirror what do you see? How do you feel about yourself? Is there anything you would like to change?
In most societies around our world, the media, magazines and commercials are being used to portray the perfect appearance. Our fashion models of today are used as examples of what we consider to be the modern standard of beauty. Our outer shells will be disposed at the end of our lives. Still, they have become a priority.
When did we start listening to what the rest of the world has to say about our appearance?
Children can work as an inspiration in this matter. Not only do they have a complete different sense of beauty, they are being led by their imagination, something that makes life a lot more interesting. They are not yet captivated by the norm, and they set their own priorities. It is a beautiful thing to see and it really makes you think, ‘Why did I lose my sense of self perspective?’
Do you, like many others, judge another when they don’t fit the picture perfect image of the beauty standards we are being taught?
In this video, the makers ask everyone the same simple question: ‘If you could change one thing about your body what would it be?’
To see people shine and feel completely in sync with their bodies is a very powerful things to witness. It gives beauty a whole new definition. There is a very touching difference in the answers between the adults and the children. Not only should we learn a lesson from the children that appear in this video, we should try to find this feeling within ourselves.
Beauty lies within the eye of the beholder. When was the last time you felt completely comfortable in your own skin?
Have a look at the video and think for yourself about the questions stated here. You are more than welcome to leave a piece of your mind in the comment section. Enjoy!