The theme in the story tells me that I have to appreciate myself and love me and my flaws or I won’t be happy. I shouldn’t let what others think of me affect how I think of myself. Being perfect isn’t everything as long as you’re happy and comfortable with who you are that’s all that matters. We’re all humans so no matter what we do we won’t be perfect. There’s so much criticizing we lose sight of what there’s good in us because all we worry about is the negativity in us instead of focusing on the positive things that we like about ourselves.
Revlon is trying to show their audience that celebrities, like Jessica Biel use Revlon beauty products, which makes the beauty products trustworthy. One wonders what is Williams doing in Revlon’s mascara commercial? Revlon is trying to show the audience that if women were to use this mascara, men like Williams would be love-struck and be speechless about them. Revlon is aiming to reach out to women who are around the age of late twenties to early thirties. Revlon shows to be pretty reliable because well known celebrates are promoting their beauty products.
However in some cases pure perfection is not good enough. To some perfection must be made, bypassing the laws of nature, and to those beauty is ultimately lost. Beauty is a fluid idea, it is easily manipulated and easily agreed on by the masses. Through these two works the fluidity of beauty is further explored by how the protagonists attempt to redefine it. In “The Artist of the Beautiful” and “The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the characters Owen and Aylmer are similar in their pursuit of producing perfection
“Positive emotion” help us in a whole range of ways; consequently, two of those ways are pushing ourselves physically to accomplish a goal and mentally by turning a threat related thoughts into positive one. Furthermore, “engagement” allows us to reach a state of flow, being in a state of flow allows us to focus mentally and improve our overall performance. Moreover, “relationships” nurture support which allow us to look at challenges as less challenging. Relationships give us the mental boost to crush our challenges physically. A sense of “meaning” helps us reach our goals by mentally and physically not giving up; therefore, allowing us to accomplish our goals because they have a sense of purpose.
Successful people have a growth mindset and they’re happy to keep trying until they get what they want. They’re willing to try all kinds of strategies and techniques because they know they’ll eventually get them where they want to go… And they’re right. Success Mindset Trait #3 Develop Positive Inner Beliefs This one’s about checking your negative beliefs at the
Few people are okay with the fact that they are mediocre. Everyone strives to be better. So in saying that society wants you to be mediocre, Baldwin is implying that he does not want you to be mediocre; he wants you to be what you want to be, aligning your views with his, providing a common enemy to root
David Foster Wallace argues that reality can be mundane. However, if people focus on what others are going through, then they can learn to empathize and understand humanity better. A behavior is a snap shot of how that person is acting in that moment. There are lots of moments where behaviors may not accurately describe someone. If people are constantly operating unconsciously and only ever taking what they see face value then they are not relating or understanding others; even more what they are thinking about other’s is stereotypical and possibly hurtful.
A growth mindset creates motivation whereas a fixed mindset leads to sameness. Based on Dweck’s definition of growth mindset, finding new ways to be better and improve oneself is possible. With a growth mindset comes the belief that anyone can be good at anything because ability is tied to action and skills come from practice. A major belief of growth mindset is that failure is a major key to success and the improvement
One idea I have for my composition to create a photo album based on my analysis essay. My analysis essay was over a Ralph Lauren advertisement which showed a model who had been heavily photoshopped. I analyzed the image and discussed how the image could be harmful to viewers who look up to beautiful models. In society there is a perfect body; flat stomach, long legs, perfect hair, and perfect teeth. Ralph Lauren photoshopped a model to meet society’s perfect body type so that their product would look more appealing.
How are people destroying people’s lives? Today, many people will discriminate others because of the way they look the way they are. Also because the way they talk people say you need to change, but you can’t because it’s a part of you that makes you that way. The way people discriminated it’s by telling them you look like an ¨immigrant¨. another thing they say is you're weird learn how to act properly.
The person can either take it to heart and help them become a better person at what they are doing, they can just brush it off and not listen to what is said, or thy can listen to it and be hurt and stay hurt by it. Most criticism is usually for the benefit of the person, but at times people may take it in the wrong way and think that they are being made fun of or mocked. People need to find a way to use the criticism to help them become a better person and to not take it as a negative thing meant to hurt their feelings. Rose Alexander stated in his article “7 Guidelines for Accepting Constructive Criticism” that, “After accepting criticism graciously, accept the responsibility for making changes that will help matters improve” (Alexander). This quote is trying to say to accept all of the criticism that people give and use it to help out your life and to make you a better person with what all you are
Grit and Growth Mindset Winston Churchill once said, ¨Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.¨ People who believe that failure is acceptable, like Winston Churchill, will do better in all areas of life, and will have a characteristic known as grit. Grit is passion and perseverance over long term goals, and sticking with that goal until it is achieved. Growth mindset is the ability to embrace challenges, persist in the face of setbacks, and find lessons in the success of others. Both of these characteristics are vital to success, as proven in studies done by Carol Dweck and Angela Lee Duckworth. Grit and growth mindset can help one in all aspects of life such as academics, personal life, and career because when one has the ability to understand criticism, persist through challenges, and stick wit a goal until it is achieved, it can make the essentially unstoppable.
In the essay “Why Looks are the Last Bastion of Discrimination” it’s says; “Conventional wisdom holds that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but most beholders tend to agree on what is beautiful” (203). This is a very true and powerful statement. Beauty is dictated under many circumstance’s some good some bad. In turns I feel you shouldn’t be so quick to judege someone on how they look on the outside but they person whom they are on the
By being independent there will be less drama. Moreover, if you accept yourself you will be more confident about yourself. As an illustration most people don 't accept their self because, the way they look. If you can accept yourself then you will be more happy about yourself. By being sad you will be less confident about yourself.
The pattern is that I enjoy leading others to become better in some capacity through understanding their individual qualities. I expect this internal desire will help me become successful because it will allow me to form deep connections with my coworkers which may, at some point, help me to get ahead myself. Additionally, because of these strengths I believe I will be seen as a team-player, which will lead to my coworkers viewing me positive, which may lead to a higher ranking position in a