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10 Ways to Instantly Feel Beautiful

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Moms know that there are those days that you just don’t feel on the top of the game. Sometimes you need a little pick-me-up to remind yourself that you’re a person and not a melting robot. You not might always look your tip top, but with some of these tips, you can feel your tip top.

1. Get your fabulous walk out.

Not only does having a confident walk make you feel instantly gorgeous, but studies show people will find you more attractive. So when you’re having a frumpy day, just take a short walk and focus on high shoulders and a confident strut. You’ll feel fantastic.

Image via M.L. Duong

Image via M.L. Duong

2. Laugh at life

It seems like the most truly, utterly beautiful people in this world aren’t the ones whose faces grace magazines and adds, but those who find humor and beauty in every moment, and make each moment something to be savored. Find those people, and surround yourself with them, that you might learn to become one yourself.

3. Make a playlist of feel good music for yourself.

Image via Daniela H

Image via Daniela H

Make a playlist of only happy music, and keep a cd of it in your car and a copy of it in your house. When you’re feel low energy, or even nervous about something, pop it in. A lot of nerves can simply be relieved by expending energy that you have built up.

4. Wear pretty underwear.

Image via Cherry Patter

Image via Cherry Patter

Even if you’re just wearing a giant dumpster hoodie, you’ll know that your undies are so darn cute and It’s just something fun for you, or perhaps your significant other. It’s literally no effort, and they’re always perfect for the occasion.

5. Get out and move.

Image via Eric Esquivel

Image via Eric Esquivel

aving fun is some mighty medicine. Getting moving will not only tone that hot bod of yours, but get some endorphins pumping through your body. Dance, run, climb, play soccer, whatever it is gets you in your zone and makes you feel incredible.

6. Make a Healthy Goal for Yourself – and Achieve it

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Image via Kris Krugg

Accomplishing a goal makes you feel absolutely unstoppable, even if it something so small, like saying that you’re going to clean the whole kitchen this weekend. But man, when you do it, you wanna let your light shine like the Statue of Liberty.
If you’re wanting to work on your body, the same goes as such – set a clear goal. Make it achievable, make it healthy, and focus more on actions than on results. If you make a large goal made of many tiny goals, you always have something to celebrate when you’re hitting it out of the park all the time. And that makes you feel beautiful.

Additionally – supplements aren’t cheating, if you’re treating it right. These should be just as their name suggests, supplementary to your kickin’ power diet full of healthy greens and power smashing proteins. Look for supplements with natural ingredients – Hydroxycut actually has main ingredients of natural extracts – mint and lady’s mantle, for instance. You can check it out here at Walmart.

7. Create something or learn something new.

Image via Matt Radick

Image via Matt Radick

Artists have the ability to see beauty in their idea, or a form, or in the lapse of a particular moment. Creating a thing that came purely from your own thoughts is so incredibly gratifying. Or, expand your brain. Allow yourself to impress yourself with your knowledge and your beautiful mind.

8. Take one day per week to dress exactly the way you want to.

Image via Anathea Utley

Image via Anathea Utley

A lot of the time, you’re not going to be able to wear exactly what you want. You’ll be in the office, or rushed by kids, or wearing your grungy cleaning clothes. But take a moment whenever you can, once a week would be fantastically ideal, to look hot. Dress the exact way you want to, and be able to look yourself in the mirror and say “Yeah, I got it”.

9. Smile

Image via Bryce Glass

Image via Bryce Glass

Everyone looks more beautiful smiling. It’ll make you look radiant, approachable, and hot as heck, no matter what your hair looks like today. It’s the easiest thing to throw on, and feel present in the moment, and I guarantee no one will pay serious attention to that deodorant on your sweater.

10. Compliment someone else.

Image via Finding The Obvious

Image via Finding The Obvious

It’s so much easier, sometimes, to see the beauty in other people than what is in ourselves. There can be something wonderful about that; but confidence in yourself can also bring about your best potential to do good in the world. Complimenting others helps you to see all of the beauty that exists around you. If you’re going on a walk, try to find something beautiful and remarkable about each person that you pass. You don’t have to stop every one, but find at least one person a day to say something genuinely kind to.

About the Author

Amanda Acuña an influential Mom Blogger created MommyMandy as an online resource to the parenting community. She has three daughters, ages 16,13,7 and a son who is 4. They currently reside in Texas.

33 Responses to “10 Ways to Instantly Feel Beautiful”

  1. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    Awesome list. I love the one about happy music. Music always makes me feel good about myself.

  2. Jenna Wood says:

    I love the dress the way you want to tip- I wish I could do that every day, but one day a week is a good goal. I also try to make sure I laugh out loud at least daily!

  3. Two things I always do is laugh and smile. Laughter helps a lot of things.

  4. Meagan says:

    I too agree – working out instantly boosts my self esteem. Speaking of which, I need to get back to the gym!

  5. It is amazing how wearing pretty underwear will make you feel. Granny panties makes you feel just like that — an old granny!

  6. Amy says:

    This was perfect! I’m gonna pick myself up and give myself a pedicure. Maybe no one will see it but it will make me feel better!

  7. I have a “crappy” play list on my iPod for those days when I just feel, well, crappy. It always lifts my spirits.

  8. Daisy says:

    I need to print this list and save it. LOL – I bought new panties at VS recently and they helped me to feel prettier.

  9. These are great! Getting a manicure!

  10. Lisa Bristol says:

    I love these tips to feel your best. I think it is important to be sure you smile every day and enjoy the little things. I love to put loud music on and dance around.

  11. Dee Mauser says:

    I always love listening to 80’s music. It brings back memories of high school and gets me up and moving.

  12. Mickey says:

    I love all of these! My favorite is the great music one – that always helps cheer me up.

  13. Jennifer Williams says:

    What a great list. Getting moving and listening to music are my two favorites.

  14. Angela S says:

    I have been in such a funk. I could definitely use a new upbeat playlist, and an afternoon walk would surely do me some good.

  15. Shauna says:

    I love that.. .compliment someone else. That is a great one. A little bit of lipstick also helps me when I am feeling blue

  16. Tasha says:

    Wonderful tips! I need to work on a few of these more. Some days I’m just not feeling it. lol

  17. Nolie says:

    I love all of these tips so much. My favorite on the list is complimenting someone else. It’s just like giving someone a gift. It really is better to give than to receive.

  18. All great tips! Compliments DO GO FAR!!! Love this! SHARING!

  19. Love this! Awesome tips. Moving around always helps uplight my mood too. I just pop the earbuds in and groove.

  20. Great ways to feel beautiful. I like complimenting others. It really does make you feel beautiful when you make others feel special.

  21. Dawn says:

    These tips are great. Every once in a while, we need tips on how to feel beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

  22. Liz Mays says:

    It’s funny because I feel the best about myself when I’m just in a pair of jeans and a hoodie. Go figure!

  23. Great tips, I always feel better with a little music and dancing. Which is why I love Zumba so much!

  24. When I’m having a crappy day, I force myself to smile, and over time, I start to feel better. It’s all about outlook.

  25. Stacey - Travel Blogger says:

    You really do have to make yourself laugh at life. You know what they say – if you don’t laugh, you’ll cry.

  26. Kristin says:

    Cute list. Love the undies.

  27. Lisa says:

    I’ve always found exercise to be a great way to help me feel better. When I’m feeling down in the dumps, I’ll go for a walk. It really helps.

  28. Jennifer says:

    I’ve taken number 8 to an extreme. I pretty much dress the way I want everyday. I like that, though. =D

  29. Dawn says:

    Your entire day is based on your attitude. For that reason, I always use my fabulous walk. Always.

  30. Pauline C. says:

    I feel better, too, when wearing pretty underwear. It adds confidence.

  31. Ann BAcciaglia says:

    I love this list and really needed to read it today. Thanks for sharing great ways to make us feel better.

  32. OMG, I love this post! 😀 So uplifting!

  33. What great reminders of easy ways we can help ourselves and others feel beautiful. Being positive is easy!

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