11 Things That Make A Woman A 10 That Have Nothing To Do With Looks

Despite what the media tells you, you don’t have to have the face and body of a supermodel to be a 10. After all, you could be the hottest woman in the world and if your personality sucked, you’d actually be ugly AF. Here are 12 things that are way more important than your physical appearance.

  1. Your ability to laugh at yourself, your circumstances, and the world around you This is the first thing on the list because it’s the most obvious. If you can make people laugh, laugh at yourself, and have a generally humorous outlook on life, you’re much closer to being a 10 than any underwear model.
  2. Being kind to anyone and everyone you come across If you treat people with respect regardless of who they may be, you’re beautiful on the inside and that’s going to radiate to the outside too. If you’re nice to your waiters, treat your friends and family with respect, and have a humble outlook on life, you should be able to look in the mirror and see a knockout.
  3. Your positive, sunny attitude and outlook on life If you have a ‘can’t keep me down’ attitude towards life and manage to stay positive no matter what happens, you’re a 1o, simply put. Your fresh outlook on life and courage when it comes to being you no matter what the world says you should be is what makes you beautiful. A good attitude is rare these days, and if you have one, you’re more than beautiful. You’re a damn mermaid.
  4. How you take care of yourself What will make you a 1o is going the extra mile to make sure that you’re treating yourself with the same respect that you show to everyone else by taking good care of yourself first. Self-love is important. That doesn’t mean that you have to eat nothing but veggies and work out for six hours a day; if you make the effort to feel your best, you’ll look your best.
  5. How you take care of others Of course your ability to take care of yourself is going to spill out into other areas of your life and that’s an amazing thing that should be recognized. If you drive to your friend’s house with a pizza because another a-hole broke her heart and you’re always there for the people in your life no matter what, you should know that you’re one of the most beautiful people in the world.
  6. Being authentically badass You couldn’t care less about what other people think about you and you have no problem being unapologetically you. The ones that matter will always love you for who you really are as opposed to who they wish you were, and you can know that without a shred of doubt. Being true to yourself is sexy as hell.
  7. Looking in the mirror and liking what you see A beautiful woman is a confident woman and you’re no different. There’s just something about exuding that level of humble self-belief that makes you the most attractive woman in the room no matter what size pants you’re wearing. The more good you see in yourself, the hotter you are. It’s that simple.
  8. Being truly happy When you’re happy, you’re a 10—and it isn’t just because it makes you more approachable or fun to be around. If you can be happy with yourself and your life choices, you’re hot as hell. Be truly ecstatic with who you are and your life and you’ll radiate all the luminosity that’s within you.
  9. Radiating intelligence and curiosity about the world around you Whether it be random facts from all different areas of expertise or a serious skilfulness in one area, if you’ve got the brains, you’ve got the brawn. Smart women are hot and it shows through that you have so much more to offer than just a pretty face. You have the patience to grow your mind and that makes you a perfect 10.
  10. Demonstrating inner strength in the face of adversity You’ve been through the ringer, and each and every time it happens you rise from the ashes like the badass phoenix that you are. Nothing can keep you down for long because you’re as strong as steel. You know how to feel your emotions when they hit and deal with them accordingly so you can continue to grow.
  11. Loving life You’re a perfect 10 because you shower your world with love. You hold no hate even for those who wronged you because you know that the only person who suffers from that kind of negativity is you. You’re far too good a woman to allow any negativity into your heart and mind—that’s not what a 10 does.
Angelica Bottaro has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Trent University and an Advanced Diploma in Journalism from Centennial College. She began her career as a freelance writer in 2014, racking up bylines in The Good Men Project, MakeWell, LymeTime, YouQueen, and more. She eventually shifted her focus and began writing about mental health, nutrition, and chronic disease for VeryWell Health.

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