Say the word “Freedom” to people and ask them what it means to them. You’ll get a variety of responses but most of them will have a common theme…responsibility or the lack of it.
“There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.” ~ Steve Maraboli
Many alpha women find it hard to have relationships, both romantic as well as female friendships. Those strong characteristics that are viewed so highly for men (strong, confident, determined) are big negatives when women exhibit them. Often these women are called a bitch. Research actually shows that
“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.” ~ Marilyn Monroe
This episode is about one of my least favorite quotes, Fake it til you make it. How many of us subscribe to that mentality or philosophy? Is it a mantra that helps you push through your self-doubt? Or is it setting us up with thoughts and beliefs that, right here right now, we are not enough.
“You can always tell who the strong women are. They are the ones you see building one another up, instead of tearing each other down.”
“Women putting other women down is like telling the world that you are more worried about your competition than your own progress.”
“The problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” ~ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie