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Alyssa Downey's Blog – June 2015 Archive (2)

The 6 Pillars on Becoming a Better Person :)

Character. We all have one. Some may have a good one, while others... not so much. Based on the recent statements made by Donald Trump, his character lacks some major qualities, while Oprah has a character made of gold and free gifts. 

But what exactly IS character?

According to, it is "a morally neutral term describing the nature of a person in terms of major qualities." How you acquire these qualities depends on how you deal with…


Added by Alyssa Downey on June 26, 2015 at 11:52am — 1 Comment

"Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model."

I'm a really strong advocate for TED talks on, for nearly every talk they post can motivate, inspire, or inform you in ways no other website can. I've lost track as to how many talks I've actually seen, but this one talk (among with countess others) stood out the most to me. It's told by a model, who talks about what it's like to be in the business, and sheds light on the not-so-beautiful aspects of modelling.…


Added by Alyssa Downey on June 7, 2015 at 8:25pm — No Comments




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