Like Alicia Keys I’ve been on an odyssey to cancel out the outside noise. To draw strength from within as well as drawing a line with eyeliner.
If you ask me the path to freedom starts when you get loud and proud about who you are and what you stand for.
As tempting as it might be to try to conform so that others will like you:
I think repressing your soul will only lead to illness.
I take inspiration from Alicia Keys and her passion to make a difference not just sing a song.
Unlike Keys freedom for me has come in wearing makeup after years of not wearing makeup.
Applying eyeshadow and eyeliner has been an instant thought-lift as well as face-lift
If this sounds frivolous think again: even a public library is hosting a workshop on beauty for its patrons.
I tip my True Religion striped cap to Alicia Keys for telling her story and revealing herself on the page.
Everyone is beautiful with or without makeup.
Expressing ourselves without fear is exactly the positive prescription needed.
Think for yourself. Dress for yourself. Dare to be yourself.
This is what I plan to do in the coming year.