"The most common form of despair is not being who you are" - Soren Kierkegaard. This is a short video about how women beauty magazines create a desire to want things most people can't realistically afford.
How much is it to be beautiful according to a beauty magazine?
Let's find out.
Total value of all premium fashion and jewelry products in this magazine: $2,449,360
An average monthly income of a woman over thirty: $3,000
Average price per premium item in this magazine: $10,248
In fact the woman in this ad alone is wearing jewelry worth $1,548,500
That's exactly how much a woman earns on average in her LIFETIME.
Why is it important?
Because your health is related to your social self-image.
Social income inequality is directly correlated with higher psycho-social stress, anxiety and higher crime rates.
Whether you like it or not, you are surrounded by them everywhere.
How are you supposed to feel when a celebrity worth $230 million advertises jewelry worth $31,000?
Usually the more jewelry and perfume a woman uses the lower her self-esteem.
The lower the self-esteem the higher the price tag she is willing to accept.
How serious is this problem?
$1.59 BILLION serious.
That's how much readers of this magazine collectively spend on fashion annually.
Here is the price for the most valuable of your possessions:
The real you. $0.
You don't need things to be yourself.
You don't need things to be beautiful.
Believe in yourself.
It doesn't cost anything.