Give Back Challenge: You’re Beautiful

| January 14, 2011

I learned a long time ago about a great organization working to empower people everywhere. I first learned of Operation Beautiful from Life of Meg, and I fell in love with the concept immediately.

Imagine my surprise when I walked into the girls’ bathroom (during my last week of school) and saw this:

Personal Photo

This tiny little post-it note literally made my day. I was having a hard time dealing with finals, graduating, and figuring out what I wanted to do with my life. This note snapped me out of my pity party and brought a smile to my face. I snapped a picture, but sometime during the hustle and bustle of life, I forgot about it.

After grappling with a bit of self loathing from my Fitness Friday Fail, I needed a pick me up like this.

I think most, if not all, women can relate to the mission of Operation Beautiful:

In light of recent bullying events and considering we’re in the midst of New Year’s Resolutions (with campaign ads reminding us 24/7 that we need to change), I wanted to share a post-it note I made just for you:

I want to encourage all of you to write a simple post-it note with encouraging words and leave it in a public place this week.

Pass it on.

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