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IN Celebrities ON 29 Nov, 2016
Happiness is when you take pride in yourself, feeling confident and content. As it is rightly said, the key to your happiness is in your hands only. You have to understand that if you don't love yourself, you can't expect others to love you. Happiness is like a guest standing at the door, you just have to let it in. Thus, it is totally under your control.
It is time to look over your Achilles' heels and be happy for what you are and what you have. Learn to celebrate everything positive and you will encounter happiness. Start taking joy in every small thing and celebrate it.
WittyFeed has done a compilation of some inspirational celebrities who have accepted that happiness is you. These ladies are also one amongst us. Even they have dark circles, extra flab, bad hair days and what not. Yet, they have spoken up and also inspired us. Read on to learn to be happy for yourself.
Also known as Hermione Granger, the Harry Potter actress is a feminist. In 2014, she launched the UN Women campaign "HeForShe". You will be surprised to learn that Malala Yousafzai was inspired by Emma Watson's speech called 'feminism'. This 26-year-old lady is surely an activist for women from around the world.
Amandla, only 18 years old, and recognised as Rue in The Hunger Games and Cataleya in Colombiana, has done a lot to educate the world about feminism and race and cultural appropriation. She has regarded herself as being pansexual. She has got into the list of Hollywood celebrities fighting racism, sexism and homophobia. Brave girl Amandla.
Does our very own Rachel from Friends, need any introduction? Jennifer has been an avid philanthropist and her powerful open letter on the world's perception of women is an eye-opening piece. She wrote, 'We are complete with or without a mate, with or without a child. We get to decide for ourselves what is beautiful when it comes to our bodies. We get to determine our own 'happily ever after' for ourselves.' She has questioned the common belief that a woman's life is complete only when she gets married and bears children.
Described as the world's first professional model with Down Syndrome, Madeline has tried to change the perception of society towards beauty. Only 19 years old, she has walked in the New York Fashion week. Dream fulfilled, for her. You have a long way to go Madeline.
Demi had stunned India with her sizzling performance at the Global Citizen India Festival in Mumbai on November 19. This rockstar babe is just more than a sexy lady. She has come a long way. As a teenager, Demi faced anorexia, drug addiction, and depression. She has overcome her imperfections to become a role model for the millennials.
'I don't want to cover up anymore. Not my face, not my mind, not my soul, not my thoughts, not my dreams, not my struggles, not my emotional growth. Nothing.' These are the words of the American rockstar. She wants women to accept themselves, with all the flaws and virtues. Alicia wants to show the world her natural side and thus, has given up make-up. A brave move Alicia! Adorable.
Breanne Rice, a former "The Bachelor" contestant said that when she reached the age of 19, she encountered vitiligo, loss of pigment in the skin. Covering it in make-up for more than a decade, Rice had plucked courage to embrace it with pride in front of the world. She wrote, 'I couldn't look in the mirror without crying and feeling unattractive. Don't let your circumstances define you, but use them to inspire you to grow and help others. Love yourself and all of your flaws.' High thinking Rice!
Ashley Graham, the valiant, fearless woman is the first plus-sized model to have appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated. She is a woman just like us, with those curves and extra flab. Thank you, Ashley, for bringing in pride for us and believing in self.
Great work ladies, WittyFeed is proud of you!
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