Self-Image: The Importance of Appearance to Your Career, Social and Personal Life
As early as childhood, we were taught to take good care of ourselves by having a good grooming and how to be presentable in front of other people. In the adolescent stage, teenagers become more conscious of how they look because they start to have crushes and some already engage in romantic relationships. Once the thrill of adolescent stage is over, the young adult starts to find the perfect career that is suited for him, and does all means to impress the employer to land his dream job. The young adult wants to belong and be part of the successful people, so he invest in good quality and designer clothing or have her hair and makeup did professionally just to impress other people.After years of hard work, the middle-aged adult may feel a plateau phase in his career, and so as his looks and overall appearance.
Indeed, a person’s appearance is an integral part of his perception about himself and how other people perceive him. As they say, first impressions last and employers may be impressed just the way you carry yourself and how you look. If you look good about yourself and you are confident about your appearance, then your self-esteem is boosted, helping you to socialize with people of different age levels, social class and various types of character and personalities. Your thoughts and emotions are reflected on how you look and your general appearance, and same is true if you’re sick or well. The reputation of a person is also based on his appearance and not just his actions. People are so observant, and even in politics, the appearance plays an important role because constituents may be influenced by how you wear your clothes or your overall fashion style.
While others want to enhance their looks through modern technologies, it is important to be proud of how you look and your skin, regardless of your gender, race, religion or nationality. A lot of people undergo cosmetic or plastic surgeries like nose job, Lasik surgery, eyelid enhancement, eyebrow tattoo, breast enhancement and others. While the society sets a standard of what an acceptable look for a man or a woman, but the most important thing is about feeling good about yourself, being confident in carrying yourself and your dealings with others and being proud of who you are. One way to land the best position, to achieve your dreams and to have a good reputation is to have a good appearance. For you to attain more things in life, it is important to invest effort, time and money in order to take good care of your appearance.