What would you do if someone came up to you and told you that you’re beautiful? Find out what happens when Shea Glover does just that. Some of the reactions are startling, some worrisome and some purely heart melting. The words are simple but their meanings can be profound and can make all the difference in someone’s life. Food for thought?
How did the video make you feel? Do you tell those around you how special, beautiful and important they are? Is there more that we can do as parents / siblings/ members of the community to make sure people feel valued and confident in their own skin?
This video moved me in ways I hadn’t expected. Perhaps growing up in a western society where my beauty wasn’t mirrored in the media flooding my adolescent brain made me empathise with how easy it is to think you are less than worthy, less than your peers. Beauty does come in all shapes and sizes. Mainstream media may only now be ready to start embracing this but we can all do our bit to make those around us know that now!