The Truth About Perfection

This is a great read. What are your thoughts ?

Reblogged.

F to the third power

Who doesn’t want to be perceived as attractive?

I, like many girls, have conformed to the pursuit of perfection.  Girls want to be attractive.  However, it is imperative that girls recognize what real beauty is.

As the Miss Representation’s website states, “[we live] in a society where media is the most persuasive force shaping cultural norms, the collective message that our young women and men overwhelmingly receive is that a woman’s value and power lie in her youth, beauty, and sexuality, and not in her capacity as a leader.  While women have made great strides in leadership over the past few decades, the United States is still 90th in the world for women in national legislatures, women hold only 3% of clout positions in mainstream media, and 65% of women and girls have disordered eating behaviors.”

By questioning whether what you are doing to your body is for you or…

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