Kw-logo-smaller

Loving the Skin You're In

Janet is comfortable in her own skin - are you?
Dr. Janet Taylor

With the academy awards here, no doubt the focus turns to who looks like what, who is wearing what and so on. The question is DO WE REALLY CARE??? Personally, I mean if you are livin' large as a big celeb, you're probably thinking you're really cool - and I am happy for you. But the reality is, you don't have to be famous to love the skin you are in.

Check Yourself

Take a minute. Look up and down and all around. What do you notice the most about your skin? Is it the color, the texture or the clothes covering it? Fact time. Did you know that your skin is your body's biggest organ (and I don't mean the music-making kind.) Okay it is pretty gross, but think about it. Check out all the ways we use our skin. We dress it, put make-up on it, clean it, spray it...you get the picture.

Skin Abuse?

We also bake our skin in the sun, put tobacco and other chemicals into it, pierce it and color it permanently (tattoo me, tattoo you?) Whazzup with that? Your heart is an organ, but would you tattoo Mom on it if you could? No.

What's your Color?

The crazy thing is that sometimes we let the color of someone's skin change how we look at him or her and how we feel about them. Admit it, you've done it before. Fact time, 99 per cent of us humanoids have the same DNA, it is only that 1 per cent that makes us who we are, brown, black, white or yellow. So we are more alike than different. Remember that.

The Catwalk

By now you're thinking, is she postal? What is she talkin' about? Well baby get this: The world is your stage. Celebs may have their fifteen minutes of fame, but you are a star 24/7.

Related Stories:

  • A Smackdown With Feelings
  • What's Wrong With You?
  • Choosing Love Over Friendship
  • More Great Advice
  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    xXTyIsMineXx

    xXTyIsMineXx wrote:

    Very nice article. Thumbs up!
    commented: Sat Jun 21, 2014

    kimora34

    kimora34 wrote:

    OMG really that is interesting stuff to read about!!!!!!!
    commented: Sat Jun 21, 2014

    arosha

    arosha wrote:

    nice article
    commented: Sat Jun 21, 2014

    there are 5 more comments

    Please login or register to add comments


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like!

    latest videos

    F985381383968

    What Do You Like Best About Yourself?

    • I've got great hair.
    • I like my eyes.
    • I have a big ol' smile.
    • Too many things to list - I ROCK!

    related stories

    Dear Dish-It in the forums

    american_brit
    american_brit posted in Friends:
    "happyfrizzl12" wrote:Dear supernaturalblackcat I know its not nice that people don't get you but its PERFECTLY ok. Don't listen to the haters. I know its hard hun. Don't respond to them they are just looking for a reaction, they are hoping that one day you'll blow up. But just smile at them and say OK. I know it hurts and I know it makes you feel bad about yourself. I have been through a similar experience. But do you know what?... You're better than them... ALL of them put together you always will be. You're stronger than you know... stronger than all the avengers put together. (Love this) Don't listen to the hurtful words. You're not fat or ugly. You're perfect just the way you are, and you do have friends... You have all of us. We are only a keyboard away. I know this isn't  advice it was praise and motivation. Motivation to keep going. Xxx  That was perfect. Great response ^-^  
    reply 18 minutes
    happyfrizzl12
    happyfrizzl12 posted in Friends:
    Dear supernaturalblackcat  I know its not nice that people don't get you but its PERFECTLY ok. Don't listen to the haters. I know its hard hun. Don't respond to them thy are just looking for a reaction, they are hoping that one day you'll blow up. But just smile at them and say OK. I know it hurts and I know it makes you feel bad about yourself. I have been through a similar experience. But do you know what?... You're better than them... ALL of them put together you always will be. You're stronger than you know... stronger than all the avengers put together. Don't listen to the hurtful words. You're not fat or ugly. You're perfect just the way you are, and you do have friends... You have all of us. We are only a keyboard away. I know this isn't  advice it was praise and motivation. Motivation to keep going. Xxx 
    reply about 2 hours
    Chlor
    Chlor posted in Style:
    Black Veil Brides shirt with dark blue ripped up skinny jeans and black combat boots
    reply about 19 hours
    Missywaterdog
    Missywaterdog posted in Style:
    dark blue skinny jeans yellow baggy tee my fav black hightops smiley earings hair is french braided  
    reply about 19 hours
    woahitskar
    woahitskar posted in Style:
    Black Of Mice & Men tee-shirt, with an orange sweatshirt over it. Black sweatpants. Purple socks.
    reply about 21 hours

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

    Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

    157262_(2)

    When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

    100x100_ra_logo_girl

    Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

    _thumb_100x100

    Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...