Are You ‘Pretty’? (Better Hope Not)

Ever wonder if you’re pretty (enough)?

You’re not alone.

We all do it.

We stare in the mirror, analyzing our under-eye circles, examining every (clogged?) pore.

We apply concealer (to literally conceal our faces), makeup (sometimes in an attempt to literally make up and paint on some pre-conceived ideal of beauty).

But still, you wonder: are you pretty?

And, well, here’s your answer:

Watch this… (I was recently reminded of this gem and love it just as much now as I did the last time I saw it.)

And the next time you ask yourself if you are – or will be – pretty, remind yourself of this:

“The word pretty is unworthy of everything you will be, and no child of mine will be contained in five letters. You will be pretty intelligent, pretty creative, pretty amazing. But you, will never be merely ‘pretty’.”