What women inspire you?
Who do you follow on Instagram?
Who do you read, listen to, watch?
There are a few women out there right now who are really killing it. Women really owning it. Ballsy chicks
“When I see people stand fully in their truth, or when I see someone fall down, get back up, and say, ‘Damn. That really hurt, but this is important to me and I’m going in again’—my gut reaction is, ‘What a badass.’ – Brene Brown
Our love affair here at OTB with Brene Brown is getting a little embarrassing. In her Netflix show, Brene Brown: the Call to Courage –
(if you haven’t watched Call to Courage stop reading this right now and click on that link to the left and go watch it – you can come back after you are done)
– she tells a story about swimming in a lake with her husband and the misunderstanding that followed all due to perceived insecurities on both of their parts. It is fascinating and relatable and will make you think next time you starting telling yourself “the story” in your head. Brene is funny, intelligent, imperfect, and fighting through the fear and telling us all about it along the way.
“We expect one person to give us what once an entire village used to provide, and we live twice as long.”
Done is better than perfect. – Sheryl Sandberg
Our words have power, but our actions shape our lives.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.