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Are you Comfortable in Your Own Skin?

This morning I was at the gym, and while I was on the bike, I was able to see into the group classroom where they were doing a Zumba class. As I was watching, my attention was drawn to a lady, who on the exterior, looked to have it all – amazing figure, gorgeous hair, makeup perfectly applied, top of the line aerobic wear…she was even wearing hoop earrings for the class. …And even though she initially captured my attention I couldn’t help but be continually drawn to the lady who was behind her. In comparison the lady behind her “should have” paled…according to societal standards – she was shorter and pleasantly plump, wearing an old purple tie-dye t-shirt (unless this is back in style and I’m unaware), no makeup, hair in a messy ponytail. BUT she was absolutely beautiful! Her energy was so amazing and so contagious that I couldn’t help but stop and watch her for a few minutes (no I’m not usually a...

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