The first of a video series, this clip describes self-destructive beliefs focusing primarily on perfectionism.Read More
Through a spoken word poem, Suli Breaks encourages students to not place their worth in the results of an exam. He points out success is not determined by how well students do in school nor is education the only way to achieve success. Breaks encourages students to think critically for themselves.Read More
Jessica Rey, founder of Rey Swimwear, addresses modesty. Her brand’s slogan is “Who says it has to be itsy bitsy?” Outlining the history of the bikini, Rey examines the “power” associated with wearing a bikini. Rey uses Princeton research to ultimately endorse modesty. She explains that it has more to do with respect than trying to cover up or hide one’s body.Read More
Ellen Degeneres responds to the Abercrombie & Fitch CEO, who had recently announced that they were stopping sales of women’s clothing over the size 10. She refutes his reasoning that those people aren’t cool enough to shop in his store by explaining beauty or “coolness” is not found within a number. What you look like does not define you. The most important thing is that you are happy and healthy.Read More
This video answers the question, “What is true beauty?" It seeks to reinforce the idea that true beauty stems from within the heart. Kindness, love, compassion, and stewardship-- these are all forms of true beauty.Read More
In a spoken word, Katie Makkai redefines the word “pretty”. She challenges the hegemonic idea of physical beauty and promotes inner beauty and character instead.
*video contains foul language.Read More