I don’t know about you, but I have motivational sayings posted around my office. Sometimes I just need to remember that, like Stuart Smalley (now a senator from the great state of Minnesota!), I am good enough, smart enough, and heck yeah! People like me! But seriously, they are there to be subtle reminders of what I know I can achieve, and this video empowers the viewer to do the same.
Jess WeinerAuthor & Self-Esteem Expert
Jess Weiner is this generation's Go-to Girl for self-esteem! Whether she is hosting a seminar for mothers and daughters on today's pressure to be beautiful, writing her monthly body image column for Seventeen magazine, or working with celebrities such as Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, and Jennifer Lopez to spread the message of self-esteem, Jess is motivating the women and girls of America to develop self-confidence, self-knowledge, and self-acceptance! Jess also reaches audiences worldwide through her books, speaking engagements, and media appearances. She has appeared on such shows as Oprah, The Tyra Banks Show, and CNN Showbiz Tonight. In addition to her advice column in Seventeen and her contributions to Dove's Digital Channel on MSN, she has authored two best-selling books: A Very Hungry Girl and Life Doesn't Begin 5 Pounds From Now; she was also recently named the Global Ambassador for the Dove Self-Esteem Fund. Jess has played a vital role in Dove's self-esteem workshops in both the US and Canada. Luckily for women everywhere, Jess's message reaches millions of women and girls worldwide each and every month! However, out of all the accolades and accomplishments, Jess will tell you that she is most proud of her role as a daughter, a big sister, a best friend, and an authentic role model.
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I have posted about the impact that simple videos can have, using only statistics and photos. This video is especially compelling because it also has a call to action: Be confident and live your life! We only get one, and it's too short to waste on worrying about what other people think!