“Always be yourself, express yourself, have a strong sense of confidence, do not idolize anyone else”, said the legendary Master of Defence & Martial Arts, Bruce Lee
Women in general always hesitate when they have to express themselves, express thoughts, and hold their the principles. This is due to influences of patriarchy culture, resignation and submission. Nothing you’ve done looks good enough. There is constant criticism if women put optimal efforts, or involve in arguments. Many women are raised to never talk back and it is recommended not say anything if there are no nice things to be said. This causes women always play it safe. And if anyone wants expressed, they will think again and again whether it is worth saying and will be heard by others.
A lot of people talk just for the sake of talking or because they want attention. However, there also talking what you believe and speak truth to them, though it may not mean that others will agree with you. Things that are buried and could not be expressed will accumulate and can lead to depression. There is a move through yoga can help channel negative energy. Latest trend, more and more women are getting stronger and find the need to express themselves as necessary. Armed with strong knowledge, women are now ready to speak and express themselves to the world, and “Roar”.
It takes practice to get used to the expressing yourself in the form of writing and speaking in public because these things require strong messages. Some doubts will hit but you have to learn to maintain and keep your own thoughts, do not spend too much time worrying about what other people think. It is an important principle that will help you venture out of the cocoon, let fear go, and little by little begins to dare to express yourself. There are many ways and tools to express yourself. The only person you need to grow confidence is yourself. Moreover, if you know who you are, courage and truth by itself will be more important than anything else. Now the time is right for women to stand for something they believe in, and express themselves to the world. What’s the worst that can happen?
This is important because it allows you to let your personality shine. It is also the basis of the values, which help establish your identity, allowing others to connect with you, which attracts principled and courageous women that will act as agents and living beings that interact with each other and help one another to express and reach self-actualization in life.
So stand for something for the now and the future. Do not afraid to speak your truth and act on it. Trust me, you’ll thank yourself along the way. “Say what you wanna say. And let the words fall out. Honestly I wanna see you be Brave”, Sara Bareilles, the song Brave.
First published: 31/05/2016