6 qualities of a true beauty

Posted April 20

Our world is full of beautiful people. Just turn on the television, scroll through Instagram, or walk down the street – people are beautiful! But a true beauty is a rare occurrence. They possess a special combination of natural, learned, and cultivated qualities.

These are the qualities of a true beauty:

1. Glows from inner peace and happiness

Truly, the most beautiful people choose to be happy. They smile. They laugh. They radiate joy.

This happiness creates a warmth and attraction about them. It draws people in and helps others feel loved and welcome. It brightens the room and cheers everyone up.

Beautiful people choose to be happy. They make the most of their circumstances and boldly face the realities of life. Their happiness heightens the mood of everyone in their path.

2. Knows who they are

True beauties understand exactly who they are, and they don’t try to be someone else. They know their strengths and weaknesses and embrace their imperfections. They alone define themselves, regardless of opinions, trends, and pressures. True beauties know who they are and love that person.

3. Sticks to values

Beautiful people strive to live decent lives. They make good choices and hold themselves accountable to self-imposed standards of moral behavior. They align every decision with a strong internal voice telling them what is right and what is wrong. This frees them from feeling guilt and regret and promotes a distinct coolness and self-esteem. True beauties stick with their principles; they can’t be compromised.

4. Conquers adversity with inner strength

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” – Elisabeth Kubler Ross

True beauties are strong. From the depths of their soul, they are built piece by piece from each life experience. They allow adversity to transform their character into a work of brilliant beauty.

5. Acts in goodness

A true beauty radiates from the most beautiful feature in the world – the heart. Other words that describe their attractiveness include kind, compassionate, gentle, and sweet. They are mindful of those around them and always look to build and encourage. Their words are uplifting and their actions are selfless. In every sense of the word these people are simply GOOD. True beauties are the best kind of people this world has to offer.

6. Rocks the bod

Beautiful people are beautiful because they take care of themselves. They eat well and exercise. They get enough sleep. They glow because they’re healthy.

They dress in a way that flatters their body and personality. They embrace their body type and WORK IT. This outward beauty only enhances their inner beauty. Physical appearance is only surface deep, but it is important. The outward appearance is a direct reflection of the self-image held deep within. True beauties know this, and their outward appearance mirrors and magnifies their stunning inner beauty.

Alyssa graduated with a degree in Middle East Studies & Arabic and continually adds to her list of random life experiences as she faces one adventure after another. With too many hobbies to count she especially loves hip-hop, soccer, and photography.


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