Beauty

What is beauty?  Is it being slender with long hair?  People tend to look at ones outward appearance.  What about what is on the inside? 

I started this post  a while back.  When I wasn’t worried about how I looked on the outside.  It has been an interesting year for me.  I have tried not to go back to an awkward stage where everyone’s opinion of me meant a lot to me.  I can’t remember a time where this wasn’t on my mind.  How it hasn’t affected my life in one form or another.  I used to want to get my haircut every few months because it got very afro like.  I used to look at myself in the mirror and see this big poof of dark hair that looked a lot like a mushroom cloud.  Whenever it got to be a too much to look at I would make an appointment and get my hair trimmed down.  When I was young I used to have a variety of hair styles I would go through.  I would go from braids to straight/relaxed/texturized hair to have my kinky curly hair.  As I got older I started to wear my hair shorter because it made it easier to manage.  I was usually on the go and wasn’t able to do much with my hair.  It wasn’t that I didn’t want to it was just too hard to do.  So I went through a pixie hair cut stage than I tried a few other shorter versions.  Soon I really just liked it because it was so much easier to deal with.  When it got to long and I wasn’t able to handle it I knew it was time to get a trim.  The last time I got my hair cut was I think earlier this year.  I can’t remember for sure.   As I have been thinking and looking at myself the subject of Beauty came to me.  How does a person know they were beautiful.  I knew when I was in junior high I hardly thought as myself even faintly attractive (it was already an awkward stage).  I was just trying to deal with going to a new school and dealing with the many cliques.  In 6th grade I had a terrible time dealing with being very skinny.  I had several girls bully me calling me Bony Knobs and putting their wrists around my arms and legs.  I hated it so much.  I didn’t understand how anyone could be so cruel.  Plus with my name being different (Mahlet) I had several people calling me Mafalet.  Talk about a hit to the self confidence and self esteem.  I had nobody to turn to.  I would come home upset and sad.  I hated how I looked.  I would never wear shorts anything resembling a short sleeved.  I didn’t care how hot it was I didn’t want to give anyone a reason to point and tease me.  My mom would comfort me the best way she could.  She knew it hurt me.  It took me several years to get over the shame of being thin.  I didn’t even want my picture taken because I didn’t want to remember how ugly I felt.  If it wasn’t for my family and several friends I would not have gotten through that stage.  I had a friend of my family who would always tell me “Mahlet you are beautiful don’t ever forget that!”  Even to this day her words of wisdom come to me even though she has passed on. 

p_00017    p_00020p_00023p_00025p_00026p_00031p_00032

5 comments

  1. This site is mostly a stroll-by means of for the entire information you needed about this and didn’t know who to ask. Glimpse here, and also you’ll undoubtedly uncover it. There is noticeably a bundle to know about this. I assume you made certain good points in options also.

    Like

  2. Pingback: Google
  3. Pingback: Smm panel russia
  4. Pingback: TEFL jobs

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

MUHAJER SEMAN SURAFEL

WELCOME TO MUHAJER SEMAN SURAFEL WEBSITES ON HOME PAGES! This blog is for individuals and private organizations who want to read the FDRE Constitution as well as the interpretations of the Constitution as well as various laws of our country, various proclamations, government-approved directives, teachings and publications. Laws and the Constitution of our country. It is a website where we volunteer to help the public learn about draft laws and interpretations of the constitution. -INTERPRETATIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION -CONSTITUTIONAL LAW -CRIMINAL LAW -FAMILY & CIVIL LAW -COMMERCIAL LAW -HUMAN RIGHTS LAW -INTERNATIONAL LAW

Map Tribune!

Online Tourism & Real Estate Tribune

Coffee Made Better

Stopping Bad Coffee.

Blog with Shreya

Creative Living

Rtistic

I speak my heart out.

(Metanoia)

Fan of GOD

Mystic mine 🌻

The simplicity of life is just being yourself.”

ladypdiaryhome.wordpress.com/

Everyone feels glum, distressed, or perturbed as a result of life's experiences; but if these feelings last for a long time, they disrupt your life. Learning to notice and identify these feelings and mastering the habits of a healthy lifestyle takes practice. I will be sharing my personal stories and stories of individuals (on emotional issues) whose names won't be mentioned. Most of these stories will be written in the first person narrative. Promising you a noteworthy read! Cheers!

The Pinay Ajumma

full-time wife, part-time daydreamer

Phoenix

Raw stories, deep thoughts

DPAPA's Living A Flip Flop Life

Turn Your Passion Into Your Business Online

Samira's Notebook

My Everyday Life and My Favourite Everything

Article Writing and Marketing

plr articles and related news

Nourish Your Soul

Live, Learn, Love & Grow!

Daydreaming as a profession

Just writing some poems. No pics, no GIFs, no vids. Keeping it simple.

Wealth4Every1

Internet Marketing Tips Strategies and Advice

InstantViral

Free PLR Content

Life...Take 2

I hope that someone sees this page and decides not to give up...

Lady Jabberwocky

Write with Heart

The Gastronomy Gal

Simplicity in food and travel

%d bloggers like this: