Character: The Natural woman is the epitome of casual beauty; she is a sporty, outdoors kind of gal who makes others comfortable around her, because she is comfortable with herself. She is like a wild flower, this style of beauty is simple and playful. The Natural’s bright cheer brings life to any occasion, making a … Continue reading You Know Your a Natural Beauty if…
It seems that most Naturals have a lot of faith. They are simple, realistic people, but they tend to lean toward optimism no matter how bad life can be. When Abigail encouraged the king to stay his course; she didn’t panic and plead with him for favor and forgiveness. She remained calm, cool and collected … Continue reading Realistic Faith, Naturally
Maybe it’s the mother in me, but since I’ve spent so much time blogging about the Gamine as I shared the story of Eve’s supreme makeover I feel as though it is only fair to blog about the other Img.IDs. Let’s spend some time on the Natural. The Natural woman is the epitome of casual … Continue reading Biblical Beauty, Naturally
The Sporty Natural The Casual Beauty Characteristics: Casual, unpretentious. Conservative, practical, reliable, dependable, responsible loyal; usually well loved. Often thinks beauty and fashion is nonsense. Your Look: sporty, casual, or “country” Wardrobe: sporty, simple comfortable Hair: low-maintenance, informal Priority: comfort! Your Motto: Keep it simple. Less is more. (Less detail is more appealing on you.) Focus on: texture, … Continue reading Natural
The Natural is a strong, sturdy woman who is casual by nature, and typically unconcerned with fashion. She is the hardworking gal who is dependable, loyal and supportive. Most people are comfortable around her, because she is comfortable with herself. I like to relate this Image Identity (Img.ID) to the Daisy, which has a rustic and … Continue reading The Sporty Natural
Your world view is greatly determined by the way you answer this important question. Men and women are equal. This world view may show itself in a lot of striving to prove our equality. When favoritism is shown or life seems unfair, it is only natural to fight for our rights. Any weaker party should be given … Continue reading Is Woman Inferior to Man?
According to David Garner’s survey on Body Image in America as reported in Phychlology Today: 56% of all women say they are dissatisfied with their overall appearance. 84% of women report dieting 14 % of women have been diagnosed with eating disorders- the majority being underweight. 1.5% of women say they vomit for weight control, yet do not feel they … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Image is Such an Issue for Women
Most women HATE, HIDE or get HUNG UP on their image at one point in their lives. For many, this is during the teenage years, but for some it’s at a very young age, for others it comes later in life. When we are hurting and our self image is down, we may lash out … Continue reading One Woman’s Journey to Find her True Image Identity
Every child has an innate desire to figure out who they are. Am I valued? Am I wanted? Am I enough? It’s only natural for a young mind to find it’s answers from the information around her–a mom’s words, a dad’s actions, her own comparison to her sister’s beauty–these are each part of the identity struggle that … Continue reading Do Children have a Personal Image Identity?
Every child wants to be loved. Little girls long to be seen and heard and to belong to something greater than themselves. We need to know we are valued. Boys do, too. They need adventure and challenge. They long to be strong and courageous and to be needed. Yet we all have image issues at … Continue reading The Secret to Confidence: Understanding Yourself
Many factors have made me hyper-sensitive to family dynamics recently: My pastor has been preaching a series on relationships, I am preparing for a mother / daughter event, I am finishing up a child’s book about the six styles of children, and most significantly, cancer has invaded my strong, influential father and I am getting a lot … Continue reading What is your Personal Presence?
There are two well-known nuggets of wisdom that will help anyone stay on a budget when grocery shopping. They are also brilliant policies for anyone shopping for clothing: 1. Don’t shop hungry An empty belly makes the mind less focused. It is human nature to kick into survival mode when in any physical need. If you are … Continue reading 2 Wise Ways to Shop on a Budget