Be Careful What You Wish For
November 15, 2021

Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish for| Shirley Raines

Today's guest is Shirley Raines, the Founder of Beauty 2 the Streetz. Shirley started her non-profit organization in 2017. Her mission is to provide makeup, hygiene, and essential services for the homeless of Skid Row, California.

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We all need a little make-believe [4:21]

There’s something special about beauty [9:05]

You don’t have to whisper [11:26]

Be careful what you wish for [21:29]

Get involved [27:42]

Date your community [30:27]



The time you spend getting your hair done, your eyelashes done, your makeup done. There's something about that. No matter what you go home to, that is an enjoyable moment.

I thought I was alone in my struggles. I thought I was alone because the world is so private, closing curtains and not willing to share. Nobody is vulnerable. Nobody is transparent.

We trust Siri to get us to unknown destinations. You have to trust the universe when looking for your purpose. It's going to look like unfamiliar roads. Relax and enjoy the ride. 

People are like, "Well, I don't know what my community wants!". When you go out with somebody, you have a conversation. You talk about what you like. Do that with your community!

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