Often mistaken as naive, young or innocent, the Ingénue is actually a very strong woman. She may have a girlish figure and a high voice, but don’t let that be confused for youth or ignorance! Like the Baby’s Breath that first appears to be a small flower but is actually a very strong bush, the … Continue reading Ingénue video
Some women have a sweet, innocent nature that brings with it a quality of freshness that does not threaten others, but uplifts them and inspires them. These women have a gentle strength that is like a breath of fresh air in our otherwise stressed and striving world. The Ingénue, like the Baby’s Breath, is the … Continue reading Ingénue, the Delicate Beauty
Characteristics: Sweet, gentle, soft, graceful, youthful, modest, shy, considerate, supportive, creative; usually well appreciated. Often compliant about following fashion. The Delicate Img.ID ( gentle, youthful, endearing) Ingénue’s Motto: Lighten up, girl; I’m fine! Wardrobe: graceful, modest, simple, youthful Hair: soft, feminine, flowing Priority: to be dainty or ‘girly’ Focus on: Always choose light weight fabrics; shop in the spring … Continue reading Ingénue Image Identity
The Ingénue is a sweet and gentle woman who, by nature, loves people. She is a joyful gal who is energetic, enthusiastic and encouraging. Most people love to be around her, because she is so helpful and caring about them. I like to relate this Image Identity (Img.ID) to the Baby’s Breath flower, which … Continue reading the Delicate Ingénue
Your outfit could be completely undermining your credibility. How you dress is an indication of who you are and how you care about yourself, which in turn shows us how you will or will not care about others… which is really all that matters to anyone. Do you care about me? This fact of life … Continue reading Does Your Image Speak Truth?
Every garden needs to be weeded on a regular basis, but there are times when it needs a complete tilling. Your closet is no different. If you have been staying up on your wardrobe, discarding, giving and removing items that do not suit your style, then you may not need to join us in our … Continue reading New Year, New Closet
There is something about a fresh start that is truly inspirational. The pandemic has stretched us all but, somehow, the start of a new year–even if it still requires facial coverings and social distancing–is a breath of fresh air. 2020 changed our perspective on life in many ways. Between the shut downs, protests, politics, loss … Continue reading New Beginnings
Racial discrimination is a serious problem, but prejudice isn’t limited to color or culture. People always “judge a book by its cover,” this is a fact of life. If we are honest, we all make visual assessments and prideful assumptions based on personal experiences and preferences all the time. We choose our communities, caretakers or … Continue reading The Best Solution to Discrimination
When I’m stressed, I shut down and shut up. The term tongue-tied may mean one thing to you, but to me, it is a perfect metaphor for how I feel when I am hurting. Even when I want to talk, the words are held captive. It doesn’t matter how quiet I am, however, my body language … Continue reading 3 Tips for Handling Stay at Home Stress
I suppose there will always be times in life when our confidence is under attack (especially when is your main ministry topic), but I feel like I’m “under gun” in every direction right now. With the challenges that lie before me, I have become aware of one common denominator that seems to be the secret … Continue reading The Secret to Being Confident
When I was a little girl, if I was stressed, I hid. I remember the day my mom and aunt were making me dresses for kindergarten. All the changing and posing so they could measure and pin had me overwhelmed. I didn’t complain though; I was a “good little girl.” Instead, the first chance I got, I … Continue reading Three Tips for Helping Children with Stress
Some children are very calm, cool and collected. Every two-year-old has their tantrums, but some kids are less concerned about getting their way. Casual children are laidback and tend to go with the flow. It may seem, at times, that they simply don’t care but in reality, the Natural Clothing Personality has a gift for … Continue reading Do You Have a Laid-back, Casual Kid?