Archive for March 2010

Describe a moment when you felt most attractive? Give us details. Were you alone or with someone? When and Why?

March 31st, 2010 — 5:25pm

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Imagine your mother talking to you and tell us what you think she would say about your aging appearance?

March 21st, 2010 — 4:45pm

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Tip #4 for the Modern Woman

March 5th, 2010 — 10:40pm

10 Tips to change your thoughts on beauty

1. Beauty is beyond physical – Beauty is not just a physical experience, but a psychological one as well. We all tend to think of beauty as a skin-deep issue, all about how we physically look. But research tells us that perception of what is deemed attractive and unattractive is much more complicated. Why do you think some beautiful women say, “I’ve never thought I was pretty”? Yes, even beauties like Uma Thurman and Michelle Pfeiffer have drawn attention to what they consider flaws. Similarly, there are women who may not be your typical image of beauty, yet when you ask them they say they are quite confident in their looks. Serena Williams never tries to cover up her unconventionally muscular physique: in fact, she flaunts it and somehow it makes her more appealing. What makes people feel attractive goes well beyond our physical self. It runs deep, much deeper than the eye can see.

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Start Your Own “Face It Group” (F.I.G.)

March 2nd, 2010 — 6:23pm

Yesterday, Dr. Jill and I did a live radio show for Listeners were invited to ask questions about our book, Face It:What Women Really Feel As Their Looks Change. It was a wonderful interactive experience. One listener thought it would be great if she could gather a couple of women together to read the book together and support one another while working on the six steps described in our book. It was not the first time we had heard this idea and we are now thinking that perhaps we could be more active in encouraging groups like this to form around the country. If you are interested in creating a group, let us know. We would like to give you some ideas about how to make that happen and how they can work. These groups can serve to help you feel less alone, to answer questions about what women are really feeling as their looks change and perhaps find more satisfying solutions. How can we take care of our looks and feel good about ourselves as we age? Sharing information, giving advice and beauty tips is one way to encourage women that they can look and feel better at any age. Let’s join together with others to make that happen. –Dr. Vivian

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Glance in the mirror as you leave your house this morning. If your reflection could talk, what words would you want it to say back to you to help you feel and look good for the rest of the day?

March 2nd, 2010 — 2:26pm

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