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Looks aren't everything!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Geoff-Allen, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. Geoff-Allen

    Geoff-Allen Resident megalomaniac

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    Greetings and best wishes to everybody!

    Had NO idea where to post this but hopefully it may give some people something to ponder ...

    Lessons from Lizzie Velasquez who has been branded the world's ugliest woman -

    24-year-old Lizzie Velasquez was born with an extremely rare medical condition that keeps her body from storing fats. In addition to being severely underweight, she is also blind in one eye.

    In 2012, online bullies had taken upon themselves to brand Lizzie the “world’s ugliest woman.” An eight-second clip of Lizzie was uploaded on YouTube without her knowledge, and had garnered over four-million views, with thousands of nasty comments.

    However, instead of letting this cruel twist of fate defeat her, Lizzie stood up for herself, and showed us what true beauty really is. Here are 21 lessons we can learn from her struggles and triumphs:

    For the full article try clicking below -

    21 Lessons From Lizzie Velasquez, Who Is Actually Amazingly Beautiful

    You can also search youtube -

    Lizzie Velasquez - YouTube

    Enjoy your day!
     
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  2. Geoff-Allen

    Geoff-Allen Resident megalomaniac

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    Thanks for the positive feed-back.

    Yes - appearances are only as important as you make them. Plenty of physically attractive people can be a real "mess" psychologically & emotionally. But we live in a superficial society for the most part and you can be "famous" for your physical appeal rather than the quality of your character. The two aint mutually exclusive of course.

    But our focus on appearance can have detrimental effects for people's self-esteem and sense of self-worth. - especially if you compare yourself unfavourably with those humans who are spectacularly good-looking and assuming they must have a MUCH better life than yours.

    Just rambling on a bit as I sit here at the keyboard

    Best wishes to everyone - and check-out this site -

    How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

    Ciao!
     
  3. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    I like Lizzy. And one thing, she's famous and they're not.

    You could check out Sam Berns too. The world's 'ugliest' guy. Rip hero.


    Both have had some absolutely amazing TED Talks.





    2 of the most beautiful people on the face of the planet as far as I'm concerned.

    :O]
     
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  4. Geoff-Allen

    Geoff-Allen Resident megalomaniac

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    Thanks for the videos.

    I think we are on the same page.

    Cheers!
     
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