The Power of a Beautiful Life
Humans are hardwired to love beauty.
Whether in nature, in art, through design or in the wonderful things that people do, beauty makes us feel good.
Beauty is also powerful. It creates a ripple effect in which we’re inspired to create and share more beauty the more we’re exposed to it. As we do, we create a more beautiful life for ourselves and others. A life that soothes while it inspires everyone around you.
While society’s standards of beauty change and shift over time, we know whatever age you are is just another kind of beautiful. Beauty comes in all shapes, sizes, colors and ages.
At BOOM!, we’re committed to helping you feel and look beautiful inside and out so you’re inspired to create and share beauty.
To that end, we’re highlighting a few of our most popular posts on beauty to help you create an even more beautiful life for yourself.
Below are excerpts from each one and links to the full posts, so you can enjoy them again.
3 Tips to Grow in Kindness (and Beauty) as You Age
“What makes a woman truly beautiful?”
As we age, that question becomes more interesting and complex, doesn’t it?
But no matter how your perception of beauty might change throughout your life… there is one form of beauty that’s recognizable at all ages. It’s a type of beauty that’s just as obvious in your teens or 20s as it is in your 80s or 90s.
It’s the beauty that comes from within, that lights a woman up from the inside. It’s kindness. It’s love. It’s compassion. It’s the ability to laugh and lift others up, just by sharing that kindness with others.
4 Ways to Feel More Beautiful Every Minute of Every Day
At BOOM!, we often say how you feel on the inside determines how you look on the outside.
When a woman is lit up, feeling good about herself, embracing who she is and how she looks—it shows.
But sometimes “feeling beautiful” is easier said than done.
What if you’re worn out or tired or stressed? What if life has been, well, life, and you haven’t had a lot of time for self-care?
Sometimes we all need a little help making that leap.
Here are some things I’ve found help me feel beautiful—including tricks I’ve learned from our Women of the Pro-age Revolution!
6 Tips for Taking Amazing Photos and Videos
Now that nearly everyone has a smartphone in their pocket, we’re on camera more than ever. For that reason, feeling comfortable and confident in front of the camera is more important than ever.
When she became a silver-haired model, our founder, Cindy Joseph, discovered that the most photogenic people don’t try to look a certain way—they are just themselves in front of the camera.
When you’re taking a photo or video, don’t try to pose your face or body too much. Just be yourself. Wear something that makes you feel confident and beautiful, and that beauty and confidence will translate to the camera.
These are a few of the things you can do to ensure you always look your best in photos and videos.
How to Develop Your Creative Habit As You Age
One of the most important ways I’ve found to keep growing, expanding and becoming more vital and joyful in life is to stay connected to my creativity.
Creativity is like a muscle—it wants to be exercised. Just like you would create a routine or practice for exercising your body, you can create a practice for exercising your mind and creativity.
You don’t have to be a professional artist or have a “creative” job to exercise your creativity every day.
Here are a few things that have helped me build a creative habit I can rely on to keep me inspired...
5 Ways To Celebrate Your Body at Every Age
When you look in the mirror, what do you see?
Do you see the beautiful woman you are now? Do you see a face that you love and appreciate because of what it's done for you? Or do you only notice the signs of aging? Whether you love those changes or not is a matter of perspective and how you choose to embrace the changes life brings.
At BOOM!, we truly believe age is something to celebrate. That includes celebrating your body and everything it does.
Today, we want to give you a few ways to start celebrating your body at whatever age you happen to be.
We’d love to know: What makes your life feel beautiful? How do you add beauty to your life?
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