Since the untouched photo of supermodel, Cindy Crawford, was leaked on the web Friday the social media praise has been overflowing. It’s like the lid on the pressure pot of female perfection just got released. All at once, every woman everywhere has been given unsaid permission of sorts (the social nod of approval) to love her body as-is with perfect imperfections.
This may sound silly to those of you who have rock hard self-esteem, but the majority of women out there no matter how amazing we may be, are still in the race to be everything, all at once, and beating ourselves up over everything we are not.
Speaking of amazing women, I just read an article this week by the phenomenal Elizabeth Gilbert on what reality really looks like for the woman who has it all. It goes without saying, but I’ll say it anyway, this article is a must read; “The Best Thing You Can Do For Yourself — And All The Women Around You.” (more…)