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Get off the scale!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

by Steve Maraboli
[Author of “Life, the Truth, & Being Free”]

"You are beautiful. Your beauty, just like your capacity for life, happiness, and success, is immeasurable. Day after day, countless people across the globe get on a scale in search of validation of beauty and social acceptance.

Get off the scale! I have yet to see a scale that can tell you how enchanting your eyes are. I have yet to see a scale that can show you how wonderful your hair looks when the sun shines its glorious rays on it. I have yet to see a scale that can thank you for your compassion, sense of humor, and contagious smile. Get off the scale because I have yet to see one that can admire you for your perseverance when challenged in life.

It’s true, the scale can only give you a numerical reflection of your relationship with gravity. That’s it. It cannot measure beauty, talent, purpose, life force, possibility, strength, or love. Don’t give the scale more power than it has earned. Take note of the number, then get off the scale and live your life. You are beautiful!"



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INBRAZILFORNOW 2/15/2013 1:09PM

    I just love this - thank you for posting it!

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LADYFROMTHEWOOD 2/14/2013 8:20AM

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Truth in print!
Thanks for sharing.

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CONFIDENTLY_FIT 2/14/2013 3:50AM

    LOVE IT!!!

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BEAUTIFUL_REINA 2/14/2013 2:10AM

    Very true!!

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BLITZEN40 2/13/2013 11:29PM

    Great blog!

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JACKIE542 2/13/2013 11:01PM

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