Written by Penelope Farthing
This blog marks what will be the first of many case studies, where we will discuss and explore the attitudes, behaviors, and habits of women in the public eye. Even though most of us will not reach international fame or become multimillionaires ourselves, we can still learn from women in the media and use them as an example of what to do, and what not to do.
Who better to start with than the legendary Naomi Campbell?
Naomi Campbell is an icon and needs no introduction, so let’s dive in.
There will never be another Naomi Campbell. She was born great, is currently great, and her legacy will live on forever. 99.99% of us will never be supermodels, however, we can still work to do and be the greatest in our own personal endeavors. Find something you are passionate about, and cultivate it. Hard work and perseverance goes a long way.
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Part of Naomi’s amazing, ageless physique is genetics, but a lot of it is due to her dedication to her health. According to this article, she is vegetarian, does not drink coffee, and avoids sugar, all of which are contributing factors to maintaining a banging body such as hers. What you put in to your body plays such an important role in your appearance, so eliminating foods and habits that do not serve you is key to leveling up.
Naomi also does yoga and pilates, which has been proven to keep you lithe and limber. If heavy lifting and primal grunts at the gym aren’t your thing, why not give one of those a try?
Naomi has been romantically linked with an assortment of well-to-do men, like most recently Liam Payne, and others, like Michael Fassbender, P. Diddy, Sylvester Stallone, Quincy Jones, and a list of multimillionaires and billionaires I’ve never heard of. Naomi knows her worth, plus tax, and the type of men she is seen with reflects that. Additionally, she has never married, and she also did not have a child out of wedlock either.
Naomi has had some problems with her temper, and has had a fair share of legal issues as a result. Since she is a legend, she has certain privileges that us commoners wouldn’t get if we went around throwing our phones at people. Whatever you do, please don’t assault people (unless it is a matter of self defense, in which case, do what you need to do). If you have anger issues, work on that before it does you in, whether it be through anger management, therapy, meditation, or removing yourself from scenarios that triggers you.
Naomi’s illustrious career, work ethic, and beauty habits are definitely admirable. Love her or hate her (don’t know why you’d hate her though), you can’t deny the impact she has had on fashion and beyond, and black women everywhere can take a page out of her book on their own personal journeys. What else could we learn from Naomi? Is there someone you’d like to see a case study on? Share in the comments.