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WRITTEN BY JUDITH R A SB A ND

new year is in the works, and a new you may be waiting just inside the pages of your calendar. Make this the year to update or upgrade your appearance. Maybe you’d like a more professional image or simply need to polish your shoes more often. Maybe you’d like to build an at-home cluster of clothes or simply need to get a new layering piece to wear with tee-tops you already own. Include a real image goal on your list of resolutions for the new year.

TOP TEN IMAGE IMPROVEMENTS

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“I will make an effort to learn what my appearance communicates— to me, to my family, to my colleagues.”

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“I will hit the end-of-season sales and find a new jacket that camouflages my belly roll.”

“I will dress with more mindful intent so that I look like I belong in the places I go—look like I really know what I’m doing there.”

“I will stand and walk taller with an air of good health and confidence.”

“I will weed out any clothes that are too small for me now.”

“I will find some clothing styles that provide enough ease to slide smoothly over my body and allow attention to go to my face.”

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“I will make time to find a muted blush color with a soft brush and start applying it softly across my cheek bones—it only takes a minute to apply.”

9 “I will get some color into my wardrobe to look more friendly and lift my mood.”

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“I will sort through a couple of hairstyling magazines, pick a few that appear to frame my face attractively, then talk with a hairstylist or barber about it.”

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“I will get out of my jeans a few times a week and try a different but durable fabric for some of my at home activities—maybe cotton gabardine or corduroy.”

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Healthy Magazine | Winter 2018  

Look up. Look ahead, down the road a bit in your life, and envision where and what you want to be. Draw a line to that destination and sta...

Healthy Magazine | Winter 2018  

Look up. Look ahead, down the road a bit in your life, and envision where and what you want to be. Draw a line to that destination and sta...