8 People Say Heartbreaking Things About Themselves On Camera. They Had No Idea Who Was Listening.

As a rule, I think it's best not to concern ourselves with what strangers think of our appearance. However, here's an exception.

8 People Say Heartbreaking Things About Themselves On Camera. They Had No Idea Who Was Listening.

Sometimes, we're our own worst critic. We're hard on ourselves and we don't see the amazing parts because we're hung up on what we perceive to be the "bad" parts. (There are no bad parts when it comes to how we look, by the way, but we're conditioned to believe there are and it's easy to fall into that trap. Trust me, I know.)

So instead of looking for all of our characteristics — physical and otherwise — that we like, we get hung up on the things we perceive as negative.

That damages our self-esteem and wears us down.

What if we could look in the mirror objectively? Silence our negative internal dialogue and look for the amazing things others see?

These people stood in front of a mirror and listed what they believe are their flaws — only it was a two-way mirror.

And while I very rarely believe it's a smart idea to listen to a total stranger's critique of another person's physical appearance, it was a good thing here.

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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