Words to Live by

…words we all should learn to live by:

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Dear Women,

Don’t let anyone tell you to stop crying!
Don’t let anyone tell you you are too emotional!
Don’t let anyone tell you that you are weak!
Don’t let anyone tell you, you will fail!

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Don’t you dare be afraid!

Speak up!

Advocate for yourself!

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Don’t let anyone walk over you!

Don’t let anyone speak for you!

Don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t!

Don’t let anyone stop you from reaching your dreams!

Don’t you dare stay in a “woman’s” place!

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Don’t you dare sit quietly…
Reach for the stars!

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Never stop fighting for equality…

Never give up…

-Pinkspen

“We Can Do it” – J. Howard Miller, 1943

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3 Day Quote Challenge: Day 1

I love words because they allow me to express myself, when often times, I find myself to be speechless, as a speaker. As a writer, I can describe every ounce of me and that is why I love quotes. Quotations provide a short, detailed, descriptive, and insightful look into the mind of a speaker.

I was not necessarily nominated for this challenge, but I was inspired to participate! I visited a page of Jess Wade, who inspired me through her writing and as a mature blogger. I am new to this community of writers, poets, artists, photographers, etc. but, I have been writing since my first pencil hit a blank page.

I appreciate Jess for checking out my site, reading some of my posts, and encouraging me to participate in this challenge. Please check out her page…she is an inspiration! 

This first quote is something that I aim to live by everyday.

As women in this mans world, this can cause many inferior feelings about our worth. 

We are taught in the media, and even in our homes, that we are not as important as men, which causes, low self-esteem; a lack of self-love, self-respect, value, and overall inequality for us in society.

I hope this quote inspires someone to see themselves as more than what popular culture and social media tells them they should be! 

Please visit my posts: 

Beauty Is..

Promises 

The Quote

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The Nominees

The individuals that I am nominating are all blogs that have inspired me in some way! Not sure, if they will participate, but I would love to see what they come up with because they are so creative, talented, and intellectual!

Natalie Schriefer – But Why?

Deb Glover – BOOKYGLOVER

Giulia – the high-heeled Papergirl

The Rules

  1. 3 quotes over 3 days
  2. Thank the person who nominated you
  3. 3 nominees each day to complete the challenge
  4. Inform the nominees of their nomination

-Pinkspen

 

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Self-Love Quotes

Everyday, I am falling more in love with the woman I am!

self–love

noun \ˈself-ˈləv\

Definition of self–love

  1. :  love of self:a:conceitb:  regard for one’s own happiness or advantage

    Source: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self%E2%80%93love

“After all, taking care of oneself is everything but a selfish act. Indeed, self-love intrinsically involves acceptance of both positive features and those which tend to be perceived as negative. Moreover, it goes without saying that flaws and mistakes are part of our identity and should not be denied or omitted. Shortcomings, along with the characteristics we see as appealing, should thus be accepted.”

https://thehighheeledpapergirl.wordpress.com/2016/01/21/self-love/

-Pinkspen

 

 

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