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Added April 23, 2014

5 Tips for Becoming a Strong Girl

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If you look into the heart and soul of a truly strong girl, what would you see? Passion. Courage. Determination. Perseverance. Boundless Energy. An incredible sense of adventure. No obstacle is too large and no dream is too big. They love what they do and they'll do whatever it takes to reach their goals.

 

 

So where does their strong nature come from? How can you catch the strong girl fever and challenge yourself in ways you only dreamed about before? You already have it in you, it’s just waiting to be uncovered. Here are some tips to get you started on the path of becoming a strong girl.

 

1. Get Your Mind in Shape
Positive thinking, better known as optimism, is a strong girl's best friend. You need to mentally prepare for all of your adventures - big or small. Let's face it: Sometimes it's a little scary going on adventures for the first time. You need to think positively and find the courage and confidence to overcome any fears.

 

2. Exercise Your Body
Simply put: Get out there and get your body moving! Just thinking you can do it is truly not enough. Whether you are exploring the wilderness, playing football with the boy's team or vaulting over a 30-foot wall with ease, you’ll need to train and develop your body. This can include strengthening and stretching exercises.

 

3. Know the Risks
Only strong girls can admit they are apprehensive, maybe even frightened, about the prospect of challenging themselves physically and pushing themselves to the limits. A responsible girl is truthful about the risks and potential dangers in anything she attempts to accomplish.

 

4. Set Goals
It’s important to measure your success by setting goals. Start by picking out something you want to improve on, whether its running a faster mile or getting better grades on your math tests. Set a final goal of where you would like to see yourself in the future. Then, decide what you need to do to achieve your goals. This will make it easier to track your progress, celebrate your accomplishments and decide where you might need some help.

 

5. Visualize Your Dreams
Take action. Make lists. Read books. Daydream. See yourself climbing the mountain, sailing the sea, floating through space. And then believe it could be you. There may be days when you feel discouraged, doubtful and downright exhausted while you chase your dreams. But pick up that chin and smile — strong girls never give up.

 

Need inspiration? Learn more about some of these stupendous women:

 

  • 1804: Alicia Meynell of England becomes the first female jockey.

  • 1905: Nettie Stevens, through her study of mealworms, identifies the X and Y-chromosomes, which determine sex.

  • 1909: Harriet Quimby becomes the first American licensed female pilot in the United States. In 1912, she is the first woman to fly across the English Channel, and the first female pilot authorized to fly U.S. mail.

  • 1911: Annie Smith Peck conquers the 21,079-foot north summit of Mount Coropuna, Peru.

  • 1928: Betty Robinson is the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in track and field (100 meters).

  • 1932: Amelia Earhart is the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.

  • 1942: The first group of female pilots flies for the Armed Forces.

  • 1948: Alice Coachman is the first black woman and the only American to win an Olympic gold medal in track and field at the 1948 Olympic Games.

  • 1966: Joyce Hoffman wins her second straight surfing championship in Sydney, Australia.

  • 1974: Girls are officially admitted to Little League.

  • 1983: Sally Ride begins a 6-day mission aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, becoming the first American woman to travel in space and the youngest American astronaut to circle the earth.

  • 1985: Tania Aebi, 18, becomes the youngest person to sail around the world.

  • 1995: Merrick Johnston, 12, becomes the youngest person to climb Mount McKinley.

  • 1998: Women's ice hockey debuts at the Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan and the United States team wins the gold.

  • 2001: Hilary Rodham Clinton becomes the first former first lady of the United States to serve in the Senate.

  • 2005: Danica Patrick is the first woman to lead the Indianapolis 500.

  • 2013: Diana Nyad becomes the first confirmed woman to swim from Cuba to Florida without using a shark cage for protection.

 

So, what are you waiting for? Put yourself on the list of strong girls!

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AngelShell30
AngelShell30
Posted August 03, 2014
being a strong girl is awesome, remember that you are the only you and no other girl is just like you, being strong is also about no regrets in life, and no one in your life will ruin and hurt you and affect you. Don't listen to anyone who is going to make you do something that is not nice to do, this is also being strong because you have the right to walk away from anything that is wrong to do and bad to do. Be strong in this.
blusyren
blusyren
Posted June 30, 2014
Being strong doesn't mean go beat someone up. It takes a lot of strength to not as well or stand up for the little guy. Strength comes from the heart and mind no matter how large or small if it is something you feel in your heart and it makes it pound hard in your chest when you think about it whether it's your safety, winning the swim meet, passing the math test, scoring high on th S.A.T.'s if your heart is in it, There is nothing you cant achieve.
7beachbum23
7beachbum23
Posted August 20, 2012
I'm one of those girls. I will do anything and everything....BRING IT ON!! XD
sweetsani16
sweetsani16
Posted July 08, 2012
i just went to universal studios and i was scared of heights but i went to this big height thing and i survived
sweetsani16
sweetsani16
Posted June 18, 2012
good to know
SuperCuteKitty
SuperCuteKitty
Posted June 23, 2014
All girls are strong! And girls can do anything. In fact, anything boys can do, girls can do better! Girls rule. I'm so happy being a girl. :D
DreamCatcher1912
DreamCatcher1912
Posted September 30, 2011
My inspiration is my family and Demi Lavato.
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