In our culture of technology, instant gratification and short attention spans, it’s easy to make quick, superficial assumptions about people.
I recently stumbled upon this poster in my Facebook news feed and it really moved me:
The words are simple and true, yet sometimes the message is forgotten.
We’re constantly bombarded with ads about how we should look, eat and feel. Then we’re immediately told about products that are sure to rescue us from our apparent deficiencies. So it’s no big surprise to me that we need an occasional reminder that our bodies do not define us.
Here’s a great video clip from Dove that highlights a distorted perception of beauty and the fact that we’re being bombarded with images of people that aren’t even real…
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