B – Beauty

ad02Beauty – I’ve heard it said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and that beauty is only skin deep.

For me, beauty is so much more than any of that, and it has little to do with how we look.

B.file491277168503[1]To me, everyone is beautiful. Beauty for me is something that emanates from our inner being. The physical body is simply a vehicle that allows a deeper energy to flow out and radiate to the world.

We project what is inside us, our inner true self. To me, beauty is confidence, honesty, integrity. It is authenticity, real-ness, the power of knowing who you are. It is honoring your own inner Being.

It is gentleness and kindness. It is compassion and love. It is humor and quirkiness. It is the joy of life.

B.file2621303685132[2]When I look at someone, I see beyond the body. I see and feel the soul, the essence – and that is always beautiful.

What do you see when you look at people?

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About Lynn Miclea

LYNN MICLEA grew up in New York and moved to California while in her twenties. A certified hypnotherapist, Reiki Master practitioner, and EFT (tapping) practitioner, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, she spent many years working in the medical field and in various offices in an administrative capacity. She is also an accomplished musician and plays the piano at various senior facilities, where her music touches those who need it the most. After retiring in 2013, Lynn discovered a passion for writing, and she has become a successful author with ten books published. Two of her books are powerful memoirs, and eight are uplifting and fun children’s animal stories about kindness, believing in yourself, seeing the best in those around you, and helping others. Lynn believes that the best thing we can do in this world is to help each other. She hopes that through her writing, she can help encourage people to show more kindness and compassion to everyone around them. She asks everyone to be kind to each other as we all share this journey through life together. Lynn currently lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and two dogs. For more information - please check out her website at www.lynnmiclea.com - thank you!
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10 Responses to B – Beauty

  1. Lynn, I agree with you! Looking past the exterior takes practice but I’ve found it is so worth it. I’ve met so many interesting people in my lifetime. Sometimes I have to close my eyes and just listen.

  2. I’m leaving another reply because I think I have my blog site address incorrect. Learning new things about blogging every single day!

  3. greyzoned/angelsbark says:

    I love this. I love that whole attitude of understanding that beauty is so much more than hair, makeup and fashion! And honoring the true beauty within. And you Lynn are the perfect expression of true beauty! I have come to know you as someone I’d like to call friend. You are the essence of everything you’ve described, my friend. I’m so glad to have met you. And did I mention: sometimes you crack me up! Love ya

  4. renatabu says:

    I really enjoyed this. I get that sense every time I read something from you or hear your voice—you just exude and acceptance of whomever is at the other end of your attention and focus. You have this gorgeous ability to make people feel interesting and beautiful and for that I thank you. What do I see when I look at people? In addition to beauty, I also see their stories which fascinate me. I get curious–who? why? Thank you Lynn, for always sharing your heart, your views, and your kindness at the very least. ❤

  5. stuart sharp says:

    It’s a nice sentiment, and a worthwhile approach, although I suspect that it essentially renders the concept of beauty meaningless.

    • Lynn Miclea says:

      Thank you for your comment. Actually, it’s just a different perspective, and I think the view on beauty that I have presented here adds meaning and depth to it. You could still talk about physical beauty – but that is what I would find superficial and meaningless. I’d much rather look beyond that.

  6. Bavani says:

    It’s been a long time since I fell for outer looks. I try teaching my girls exactly what you’ve said. I give them examples in their every day lives. If more people started feeling this way, this world may actually start healing itself. You are beautiful Lynn 🙂

    • Lynn Miclea says:

      Thank you, Bavani – what a wonderful thing to teach your girls, I love it! Yes, this world would change if people changed their thinking about beauty. And you are beautiful too, Bavani. ❤

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