Gini Graham Scott, PhD, is the author of over fifty books. Her new book, Turn Your Dreams Into Reality, is filled with techniques to help us achieve our dreams. Is it really possible to turn every dream of ours into reality? And how do we go about doing so?
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Empower yourself to get what you want, feel more satisfaction at work and in your personal life, and prosper in all that you do. Filled with easy-to-learn yet powerful strategies and techniques, Turn... Read more
was just talking to my cousin and bestie Emily about this whole mirror/makeup fast thing. You know, where bloggers or writers forgo looking in the mirror for a month or a year (see Autumn Whitefield-Madrano and Kjerstin Gruys) or give up make-up and hide their hair in a cap (see Lauren Shields) and then share their findings with the world. Em and I were relieved to discover that we both feel uncomfortable about all this. Not that we feel weird about the fact that these women wanted to do that (because, of course, to each her own), but that we feel weird that they are holding it up as behavior to be emulated, and then basically being praised in the media as cultural heroes.
But, you may be thinking, what's the big deal? Well, let me explain.