Venus Raj, Beauty Queens, Weight Loss, Health, Venus Raj: Your Worth İs Not Defined By Your Weight | Abs-Cbn News

Venus Raj, Beauty Queens

Venus Raj: Your worth is not defined by your weight

Venus Raj reminds women: Your worth is not defined by your weight

9/20/2021 2:00:00 PM

Venus Raj reminds women: Your worth is not defined by your weight

'Ladies, I feel you. But let us not allow others, and even our self-perception, to steal the joy in our hearts.'

Since her fourth runner-up finish in 2010, the country has consistently made it in the Top 10, at the very least, highlighted by the title wins of Pia Wurtzbach (2015) and Catriona Gray (2018).At the time, Raj was known for her 22-inch waistline. Fast forward to 2021, after years of being away from the limelight, Raj opened up about losing confidence to pose in front of the camera after gaining weight.

Bato wants to vote vs Senate medal for Maria Ressa ‘Bato’ dela Rosa blasts critics: Who are you to judge my intention to run for president? Atienza: Still a 'no' to same-sex marriage, absolute divorce

Sharing photos from her latest shoot, where she wore an intricately designed gold Filipiniana by Francis Libiran, Raj admitted being "conscious" about her body."You know that feeling when you can't do the things that you used to do excellently?" she began. "Let me explain to you what I mean by that. It's been a while since I did a photo shoot. Truth is I can't remember when was the last one. So recently, this shoot was organized. And we finally did it!"

"How did I feel? I felt so rusty! Lost the confidence to model in front of the camera. Was so conscious about my body because I gained weight. And a bit sad that I can't do excellently this thing that was so easy for me to do in the past," she added.

        View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Venus Raj (@onlyvenusraj) Acknowledging that what she went through is also experienced by many women, Raj used her wide social media reach to remind them that they are not defined by their bodies.

She encouraged them to eat nutritious food and exercise not to achieve a certain weight or look, but for their own health."Ladies, I feel you. But let us not allow others, and even our self-perception, to steal the joy in our hearts," she said.

"Let's live a healthier life. Eat healthy food. Exercise for the right reasons. Ladies, your worth is not defined by your weight!" she ended.Raj has been busy with her studies over the past years. After completing her master's degree in Community Development from the University of the Philippines in 2017, she graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics in England last June.

Related video: Read more: ABS-CBN News Channel »

Maria Ressa: Nobel award ‘for all journalists’

Ressa and Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov were awarded the prize on Friday for their efforts to 'safeguard freedom of expression'.

P1.5M worth of properties lost in Labangon dawn fireCEBU CITY, Philippines - At least four individuals were reported injured while P1.5 million worth of properties were lost when fire hit a residential area in Sitio Labsalex in Salvador Extension,

Villar is richest PH senator in 2020; De Lima has lowest net worthSen. Cynthia Villar, whose family has stakes in real estate, land development, retail and utilities, among other businesses, is the richest among the Philippines' 24 senators in 2020. Obvious sa mukha, mukhang ganid.

[OPINION] Defining creativity, and the PH gov't’s sorry lack of it'We need new ideas. We need the president to create a culture where open ideas can be welcomed, without any other agenda from the leaders.' Opinion Read this RapplerBlogs piece by our technology editor Gelo Gonzales.

Miss Universe PH 2021 coronation postponedThe Miss Universe Philippines (MUP) 2021 coronation will not push through on September 25. Good. Non essential event TBH Mare, KL_Rico

Dallas-Fort Worth Airport has amazing new way to build passenger gatesIn what's believed to be an aviation industry first, four newly built gates, boxy rooms made of concrete, glass and steel, could be seen crawling in the middle of the night across the tarmac at Texas' Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

BBC admits fake news, Syria did not gas its peopleIt was a lethal lie that killed thousands. BBC News last month was forced to admit the lies it spread and stood behind for three years: a BBC documentary video used all over the... Halos lahat naman ng Traditional Media uses dake news.,.may konteng umaamin yung iba makakapal lang talaga ang mukha