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July 2013

Anniversary Issue

Beauty Co n f e s s i o n s o f a B e a u t y Ed i t o r F o r t h e Cu r v y Ga l s K a t ie s ’s T o p 5 B e a u t y F a v s T a r a ’s B e a u t y Q & A

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Life Sa r a h R o b l e s W e Lo v e Ou r R e a d e r s Dr e a m i n g B i g Me a s u r i n g Up

Modeling As h l e y St e w a r t /PMM Mo d e l Se a r c h W i n n e Mo d e l i n g 101 Sp o t l i g h t Mo d e l Sc h n a y a

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Confessions

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By West Coast Beauty Editor, Artemis

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Tata Harper R ejuvenating Serum i s a n a n t i -a g e c o l l a g e n tr e a tm e n t th a t r e d u c e s th e a p p e a r a n c e o f fin e lin e s a n d w r in k le s b y s tr e n g th e n in g th e s k in a n d in c r e a s in g r a d i a n c e w i t h 29 a c t i v e n a t u r a l i n g r e d i e n t s . t a t a h a r p e r s k i n c a r e .c o m Lâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; O ccitane Shea B utter Hand C ream i s s u p e r r ic h a n d c r e a m y , a n d m a d e w ith h o n e y , a lm o n d e x t r a c t s , c o c o n u t o i l , a n d Sh e a b u t t e r . On e o f t h e s e h a n d c r e a m s is s o ld e v e r y th r e e s e c o n d s a r o u n d t h e w o r l d . l o c c i t a n e .c o m Alterna Haircare C aviar R eplenishing Moisture Shampoo &

C onditioner i m p r o v e s s h i n e ,

te x tu r e , s o ftn e s s a n d m a n a g e a b ility w ith o u t h a r s h c h e m i c a l s . a l t e r n a h a i r c a r e .c o m J osie Maran W hipped Argan O il B ody B utter in V anilla Apricot i s v e l v e t y , lig h tw e ig h t, b u tte r y a n d h y d r a tin g , fu ll o f p o w e r fu l a n tio x id a n ts a n d n a tu r a l a r o m a s . j o s i e m a r a n c o s m e t i c s .c o m Tarte Amazonian C lay 12- hour Full C overage Foundation B road Spectrum SPF 15 Sunscreen i s a l o n g w e a r i n g f o u n d a t i o n w i t h a s a t i n -m a t t e c o v e r a g e a n d w e ig h tle s s te x tu r e .T h e a p p e a r a n c e o f p o r e s , d is c o lo r a tio n s , a n d im p e r fe c tio n s a r e r e d u c e d w ith th is a l l -n a t u r a l , n u t r i e n t r i c h f o r m u l a . t a r t e c o s m e t i c s .c o m J UL 2013 / PLUS-MODEL-MAG.COM


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C ranberry Facial Scrub w i t h

g e n tly b u ff y o u r s k in to c le a n s e , c la r ify , a n d b r ig h te n w ith n u tr ie n t r ic h in g r e d ie n ts a n d a n t i o x i d a n t s . p a n g e a o r g a n i c s .c o m Aubrey O rganics E veryD ay B asics Moisturizer is blended w ith organic Argan O il, o r g a n i c a l o e v e r a , h o r s e ta il a n d c o lts fo o t a n d w ill im p r o v e y o u r c o m p le x io n s te x tu r e a n d e la s tic ity fo r fir m e r, y o u n g e r lo o k in g s k in . a u b r e y -o r g a n i c s .c o m B urt’ s B ees Therapeutic B ath C rystals a r e a b a t h s o a k w ith n a tu r a l s e a s a lts , e s s e n tia l le m o n a n d e u c a ly p tu s o ils to h e lp m e lt a w a y th e s tr e s s e s a n d p a i n s o f t h e d a y i n y o u r o w n b a t h t u b . b u r t s b e e s .c o m PLUS-MODEL-MAG.COM / J UL 2013


Primitive Makeup Pearl Lip Treatments a r e u ltr a m o is tu r iz in g w ith c a le n d u la , g r e e n te a , r o s e h i p , Sh e a b u t t e r a n d v i t a m i n E a n d a r e s h e e r w ith s h im m e r to e n h a n c e y o u r o w n n a t u r a l l i p c o l o r . p r i m i t i v e m a k e u p .c o m J ohn Masters O rganics Sea Mist Sea Salt Spray w ith Lavender w i t h g i v e y o u t h e s a m e e x t r a b o d y y o u g e t a fte r a d a y a t th e b e a c h fo r s e x y s u m m e r h a ir a ll y e a r l o n g ! j o h n m a s t e r s .c o m E nvyD erm E yelash E nhancement and C onditioning B lack V olume Mascara g i v e s y o u lo n g th ic k , lu s c io u s la s h e s w ith e x te n d e d u s e , i n f u s e d w i t h Mo r o c c a n Ar g a n Oi l . e n v y d e r m .c o m Ilia B eauty Lipstick C rayons a r e p a c k e d w ith w o n d e r fu l, h e a lin g o ils o f s e s a m e , r o s e h i p , a n d p a p a y a . i l i a b e a u t y .c o m Skin Fare C oconut O il Sticks f o r m u l t i p u r p o s e b e a u t y . T h e y c o m e in fiv e fla v o r s a n d c a n b e u s e d o n y o u r fa c e , h a ir a n d b o d y . T h e y c a n b e u s e d a s a fa c e p r im e r, a s w e ll a s ta k in g c a r e o f fly a w a y h a ir, to r e p a ir c a llu s e s , e c z e m a , c h a ffin g , a c n e , d r y n e s s , a n d p o s s i b l y a n y t h i n g e l s e t h a t y o u c a n t h i n k o f ! s k i n f a r e .c o m

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BEAUTY

Q&A

with Tara Taylor

Karen from New York, NY Asks...

I’ve been trying to find the perfect liner for my red lipstick; some are too pink, some are too purple, some are too orange. It’s frustrating! Help!

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Symmetry Mi r r o r p r i n t s a n d “ illu s io n ” d r e s s e s w ith h o u r g la s s c e n tr e p a n e ls h a v e b e e n v e ry p o p u la r th is s e a s o n . a s o s .c o m I’m wearing: Shorts - ASOS Curve, Top - Forever 21 (size L from their non-plus section), Headband - Forever 21, Shoes - New Look, Necklace - House of Harlow via Holt Renfrew, Bracelet Your Big Sister’s Closet

Stripes a r e v e r y c u r r e n t, h a v in g h a d a h u g e p re s e n c e o n th e SS2013 r u n w a y s o f Ma r c J a c o b s , Mi c h a e l K o r s , Do l c e & Ga b b a n a , V iv ia n n e W e s tw o o d , Mo s c h i n o , Ch r i s t i a n Di o r , a n d Os c a r d e l a R e n ta , a m o n g s t o th e rs . n e w l o o k .c o m , a s o s .c o m

Karen (aka CurvyCanadian) curvycanadian.blogspot.com

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Summer STR IPE S Sailor Skater D ress citychiconline.com

SHE E R PE E K - A- B O O â&#x20AC;&#x2122; S Paris Max i D ress sw akdesigns.com

Karyn Johnson, Killer Kurves killerkurves.ca

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B LAC K & W HITE ASO S C U R V E D ress In C olourblock W ith Leather Look Panel asos.com PLUS-MODEL-MAG.COM / J UL 2013

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Robyn Lawley

superby Madeline model Jones

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h a v i n g l u n c h w i t h t h e n e w Au s s i e

a b o u t th e c o lle c tio n a n d w h y y o u

g i r l i n t o w n a f t e r t h e O ne Stop

d e c id e d o n a s w im w e a r lin e ?

Plus Fashion Show . Sh e w a s ta ll w ith v e r y d is tin c t fe a tu r e s

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a n d s o s w e e t . Li t t l e d i d w e k n o w

w a n te d to c r e a te a s w im w e a r

th a t w e w o u ld b e w a tc h in g th is

lin e , a s I m y s e lf w a s s tr u g g lin g

v e r y s a m e y o u n g la d y s o a r

to fin d s w im w e a r th a t fit m e

to s u p e r m o d e l s ta tu s in ju s t

c o r r e c tly . I w a n te d b e a u tifu l

a fe w

a n d fa s h io n fo r w a r d s u its th a t

s h o r t y e a r s . Al o n g w i t h

s o e x c ite d to o ! I

c o u n tle s s e d ito r ia ls a n d fe a tu r e s ,

c a p tu r e d m y p e r s o n a lity , b u t m o s t

R o b y n La w l e y h a s b e e n s e e n i n

im p o r ta n tly m a d e m e fe e l g o o d

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a n d s till h a s a ll th e te c h n ic a l

Australian V ogue a n d w a s t h e

s u p p o r t d e s ig n e le m e n ts th a t

f i r s t p l u s -s i z e m o d e l t o a p p e a r i n

w o m e n w ith c u r v e s n e e d . N o w

a R alph Lauren C ampaign.

I lo o k fo r w a r d to th e b e a c h , m y s w im s u its g iv e m e c o n fid e n c e .

Mo s t r e c e n t l y R o b y n r e l e a s e d h e r o w n s w im w e a r c o lle c tio n in

Maddy: W e r e y o u i n v o l v e d

Au s t r a l i a a n d i s w o r k i n g o n a

w ith th e d e s ig n p r o c e s s ? W h a t

c o o k b o o k . W e a r e r e a lly e x c ite d

a e s th e tic s d id y o u k e e p in m in d

a b o u t s p e n d in g tim e w ith th is

d u r in g th e p r o c e s s ?

m u l t i -t a l e n t e d y o u n g l a d y . R obyn: I w a s i n v o l v e d i n e v e r y Maddy: W e a r e s o e x c i t e d a b o u t

s te p , fro m

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a n e c le c tic d iv e r s ity o f w h a t I

t i g h t -k n i t g r o u p ; w e s p e n t t i m e

lo v e in fa s h io n .T h is c o lle c tio n

w ith fo c u s g r o u p s o f w o m e n

r e a lly d o e s c o v e r a ll s id e s o f m e ;

in a v a r ia n t o f s iz e s to m a k e

s p o r t y , u r b a n , i n d i e o r g l a m ... w e

s u r e w e h a d a b r o a d o v e r v ie w

h a v e ju s t th e r ig h t s w im s u it fo r

o f w h a t s u p p o r t e le m e n ts to

in d iv id u a ls w ith s ty le .

in c lu d e in th e d e s ig n s . I w a n te d th e fir s t c o lle c tio n to b e u n iq u e ,

Maddy: W e h e a r y o u w i l l h a v e a

e y e -c a t c h i n g p i e c e s , b u t a l s o

c o o k b o o k c o m in g o u t la te r th is

a d d r e s s th e fit p r o b le m s a lw a y s

y e a r . Ca n y o u t e l l u s a b o u t y o u r

a s s o c ia te d w ith s w im w e a r.

lo v e fo r c o o k in g a n d h o w

y o u

n u r tu r e d th is p a s s io n ? Maddy: I l o v e t h a t y o u a r e g i v i n g u s a l i t t l e b i t o f e v e r y t h i n g ... p r i n t ,

R obyn: I â&#x20AC;&#x2122; v e a l w a y s c o o k e d a n d

s o lid s , w h ite a n d s o m e d a r k e r

Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;v e a lw a y s h a d s u c h a p a s s io n

c o l o r s . W h o i s t h e R o b y n La w l e y

fo r c o o k in g . I h a v e b e e n le a r n in g

g ir l?

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a r e r e a lly u n iq u e a n d e m b r a c e

o f fo o d th r o u g h m y fo o d b lo g

w h o th e y a r e . I h a v e m a n y q u ir k s

Roby nLawley E ats. My b o o k w i l l

in m y p e r s o n a lity , s o m e tim e s I

b e i n s t o r e s e a r l y 2014 . I a m

lo v e g o in g h ik in g a n d c a m p in g

fin a liz in g r e c ip e s n o w . I h a v e a ls o

a n d o th e r tim e s I lo v e d r e s s in g

p e r s o n a lly s h o t e v e r y m e a l in th e

u p a n d h ittin g th e to w n . I r e a lly

b o o k ; it is a tr u e la b o r o f lo v e !

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Maddy: Ma n y c a r e e r w o m e n

h a v e b e e n s e e n a ll o v e r th e w o r ld

to d a y d o n o t d o m u c h c o o k in g

a s o n e o f th e m o s t r e c o g n iz e d

b e c a u s e th e ir life is r e a lly h e c tic .

p l u s -s i z e m o d e l s . H o w

Ca n y o u o f f e r s o m e t i p s f o r

m a k e y o u fe e l?

d o e s th a t

w o m e n o n th e g o ? R obyn: T h e r e a r e s o m a n y R obyn: I c a n c o n c u r ... i n N YC

a m a z in g p lu s s iz e m o d e ls a n d I’m

p e o p le te n d to e a t o u t a ll th e

g la d to s e e s o m a n y o f u s d o in g

tim e , w h ic h is g o o d a n d b a d .

w e ll. I h a v e b e e n lu c k y e n o u g h to

W h e n I g e t b a c k t o N YC f r o m

b e b o o k e d fo r m a n y s h o o ts th a t

tr ip s I a lw a y s tr y to d o a b ig s h o p

h a v e b e e n w o r l d -f i r s t s a n d i t ’ s

o f g r o c e r ie s a n d p la n m e a ls in

b e e n a g r e a t jo u r n e y to b e a p a r t

a d v a n c e .Alo t o f m e a ls h a v e

o f g r o u n d b r e a k in g c a m p a ig n s .

little p r e p tim e s o a lth o u g h th e y

I h o p e I c a n c o n tin u e to b r e a k

s e e m

d o w n s o c ie tie s p e r c e p tio n o f

to u g h , lik e a c h ic k e n r o a s t,

it o n ly a c tu a lly ta k e s 5 m in u te s to

‘id e a l b e a u ty ’.

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s u re y o u h a v e m a n y ,

th a t fe e lin g o f n o t b e in g b o th e r e d . b u t is th e r e a n e x p e r ie n c e in F r e s h h o m e c o o k e d m e a ls a r e

p a r tic u la r th a t h a s b e e n m o s t

s o d e lic io u s a n d th e r e is a g r e a t

p ro fo u n d a s y o u r c a re e r s o a re d ?

s e n s e o f s a tis fa c tio n c r e a tin g a m e a l a n d s h a r in g it w ith fr ie n d s

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a n d fa m ily .

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a lw a y s d e e p ly r e c o g n iz e d , b e c a u s e

Maddy: I w o u l d n o t b e d o i n g m y

in m y m in d I’m

jo b if I d id n o t to u c h u p o n y o u r

liv in g in N e w

a m a z i n g m o d e l i n g c a r e e r . Yo u

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Lauren c a m p a i g n w o u l d h a v e t o b e t h e m o s t p r o f o u n d s o f a r . I d o h o w e v e r lo o k g r e a tly fo r w a r d to m y s w im s u it lin e r e le a s in g , w h ic h w ill b e a v e r y ‘p in c h m e ’ m o m e n t. Maddy: Do y o u h a v e a n y a d v i c e f o r t h o s e w h o w a n t t o s t a r t m o d e lin g ? R obyn: I t h i n k t h e m o s t i m p o r t a n t t h i n g i s t o k e e p y o u r h e a d o n y o u r s h o u ld e r s a n d b e lie v e in y o u r s e lf. R e s e a r c h y o u r m a r k e t, r e a d m a g a z i n e s a n d b e i n f o r m e d . Mo d e l i n g i s a n a m a z i n g c a r e e r , b u t i t c a n a l s o c r e a t e a l o t o f s e l f -d o u b t , s o i t ’ s n o t a g o o d j o b i f y o u h a v e s e l f -e s t e e m

i s s u e s . Yo u n e e d t o k n o w

w h o y o u a re a n d h a v e

a s tr o n g s e n s e o f s e lf. I k e e p g r o u n d e d in r e a lity b y m a in ta in in g a lo t o f h o b b ie s ( p h o to g r a p h y , d e s ig n , d e e ja y in g , c o o k in g , tr a v e llin g ) . I t h in k it ’s im p o r t a n t t o h a v e o t h e r s k ills a n d in t e r e s t s f o r t h e d a y t h e m o d e lin g d o o r c lo s e s . Maddy: Gr e a t a d v i c e R o b y n a n d t h e b e s t o f l u c k i n a l l y o u d o . W e w ant to thank R obyn f or her time and C helsea B onner at B ella Model Management, bellamodels.com.au. C heck out R obyn on Facebook: f a c e b o o k .c o m /R o b y n La w l e y Pl u s Si z e Mo d e l ? f r e f = t s R obyn’ s Food B log: r o b y n l a w l e y e a t s .t u m b l r .c o m

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a n d u n d e r s t a n d i n g w h e r e s h e i s g o i n g , t h i s Ol y m p i a n i s d e

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fo r c h a n g e .

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Championships. I t h o u g h t t h a t

th e q u e s tio n m a n y p e o p le

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m e d a l, ju s t lik e h e s a id I w o u ld .

m y a th le tic c a r e e r w ith tr a c k

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liftin g a s p a r t o f m y tr a in in g fo r

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s o m e r e a lly m e a n th in g s . I th in k

w h e n y o u a r e a n a th le te a t

m y p a r e n ts d id a p r e tty g o o d jo b .

t h e Ol y m p i c s y o u a r e w o r t h

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h a v e th a t c h a lle n g e m e a ll th e

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it m a tte r s h o w

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fo r th e m a jo r ity o f th e a th le te s .

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tim e s a w e e k b e c a u s e th e y h a v e fa m ilie s o r th e y h a v e to w o r k .

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m in g le a n d I h a v e e n o u g h s u p p o r t ( la u g h s ) . R i g h t n o w , a t l e a s t u n t i l Se p t e m b e r , t o t r a i n a s m u c h a s I d o . My d a y i s p r e t t y m u c h e a t , tr a in , e a t, s le e p , e a t, tr a in , e a t, s le e p . Tia: W h a t d o y o u e a t , w h a t d o e s y o u r p l a t e lo o k lik e ? Sarah: I t r y t o k e e p m y f o o d a s n u t r i t i o n a l l y d e n s e a n d a s c lo s e to its o r ig in a l s ta te a s p o s s i b l e . I t r y n o t t o e a t s u p e r -p r o c e s s e d fo o d , w h ic h I a m

te r r ib ly g u ilty o f. I g e t

a lo t o f p r o te in , a little b it o f c a r b s g o in g a n d m a y b e s o m e j u i c e . Pr e t t y m u c h a l l m y m e a ls a r e g o o d g r a in s , m e a t, a little v e g e t a b l e s a n d f r u i t s ... j u s t s o m e t h i n g b a s i c . B e c a u s e o f m y w e ig h t c la s s m y p r o te in in ta k e is r e a lly h ig h . I d o m y b e s t a n d tr y to c o n s u m e p r e tty m u c h m y b o d y w e ig h t in p r o te in e v e r y d a y , w h ic h is p r e tty h a r d . I h a v e to m a in ta in m y b o d y w e ig h t fo r m y c la s s . Yo u k n o w

ju s t b e c a u s e y o u ’r e b ig

d o e s n ’t m e a n y o u ’r e s ittin g th e r e e a tin g c u p c a k e s a n d H o -H o ’ s a l l d a y l o n g . J u s t b e c a u s e y o u ’r e b ig d o e s n ’t m e a n th a t y o u ’r e u n h e a lth y o r h a v e to b e in th e p r o c e s s o f lo s in g w e ig h t a ll th e tim e . PLUS-MODEL-MAG.COM / J UL 2013


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t o f i n d c l o t h e s . Yo u k n o w

p lu s s iz e c lo th in g is m a d e o b v io u s ly

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a n d fo llo w in g th e ir d r e a m s ?

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c a n r e a lly c o m e fr o m

w h a t y o u d o in

y o u r life . I fe e l lik e w h e n y o u d o s o m e th in g y o u e n jo y y o u ’r e g o in g to fe e l m o r e c o n fid e n t, b e c a u s e y o u ’r e a b le to e x p r e s s y o u r s e l f . Do s o m e t h i n g y o u e n j o y a n d h a v e f u n d o i n g a n d y o u w i l l b e c o n f i d e n t i n t h a t . Su r r o u n d y o u r s e l f w i t h g o o d p e o p l e ; I th in k a lo t o f tim e s p e o p le le t o th e r s d r a g th e m

d o w n . Al s o , t h e

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with Kendra C. Johnson

...t o i n s p i r e , e d u c a t e , p r o v o k e d ia lo g u e a n d p r o m o te e m p o w e r m e n t!

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b e e n a w h i r l w i n d o f AMAZ I N GN ESS! Al l o f a s u d d e n , I w a s s u p e r b u s y a n d a t t i m e s i t ’ s b e e n q u i t e o v e r w h e l m i n g . Al l t h a t c o n s i d e r e d i t h a s b e e n t h e b e g i n n i n g o f a n AW ESOME jo u r n e y – o n e th a t I a m

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a c k n o w le d g in g a n d p r a c tic in g .T h a t is s im p ly ,

c o n t r o l l i n g y o u r c i r c l e o f i n f l u e n c e . Yo u r c i r c l e o f in flu e n c e c o n s is ts o f th e p e o p le y o u s p e n d tim e w ith – th o s e w ith w h ic h y o u s h a r e y o u r th o u g h ts , h o p e s , d r e a m s , s u c c e s s e s , fa ilu r e s , fe a r s a n d a n tic ip a tio n s . Pe r h a p s , t h e y a r e t h e f i r s t f o l k s y o u c h o o s e t o b o u n c e s o m e th in g o ff o f o r a s k to s h a r e th e ir v ie w p o in t. R e a liz e th e im p a c t y o u r c ir c le c a n h a v e o n y o u r th in k in g – c o n s c io u s a n d s u b c o n s c io u s . B e SELECT I V E! Do n ’ t a l l o w

ju s t a n y o n e a c c e s s a n d

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B e c o n s c io u s o f a llo w in g p e s s im is tic a ttitu d e s a n d e n e r g ie s i n t o y o u r c i r c l e . So m e o n e w h o v e r y r a r e l y s e e s t h e g o o d o r h o p e fu ln e s s in life w ill lik e ly fin d it d iffic u lt to b e a s o u r c e o f g e n u in e s u p p o r t, e n c o u r a g e m e n t o r c o m fo r t fo r y o u . B e lie v e th a t y o u a r e w o r th it…

r a is e th e b a r …

s e t th e s ta n d a rd a n d

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liv in g o u r b e s t life . I

c h a lle n g e y o u to p la c e g r e a t v a lu e in w h a t b e s t s e r v e s y o u a n d le t y o u r a c tio n s b e y o u r w itn e s s . B e w illin g to s ta n d fir m …

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g i v e n s i t u a t i o n . Em o t i o n s

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a r e w h a t th e b o d y d o e s w ith

to e m o tio n a l e x p e r ie n c e s a n d

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