My very first musing is inspired by amazing girls of our times and the first quote here is by one of the greatest country-girls of all time. From one Cowgirl to a City-girl…
Find out who you are and do it on purpose
– Dolly Parton
A girl’s life evolves with every heartbeat and new trend. It is easy for us to lose ourselves in the midst of it all. With new crazes, diverse luxuries to indulge, a million and one ways to make a living, and the gazillion amount of information available to us per second with the unlimited opportunities made available on the Internet. It’s easy for a girl to slip into hibernation mode and think she’s is still relevant.
Cut down your excesses. Think deep. Take a closer look at yourself and what makes you unique. Decide you will be more than average. Choose to be who you truly should be and do what only you can make happen. Be that difference. Wake up to who you were meant to be and be that person on purpose. Stay awake. Overcome the amnesia of constantly snoozing your way through life.
Be a first rate version of yourself – Judy Garland
The gift you can give to yourself is to be happiest being the best you can be. It is easy to quickly forget the life long commitment to be original and recline into the dimly lit corners of bars, get lost in the maze of shopping malls, and go gaga on the dance floor of merriment. We are busy looking fab on the outside while the girl inside is ashen and deprived of the spotlight. She is drained watching you become a second rate version of someone else. That can change now. You can be fabulous and still be you at the same time – not Harley Berry or Beyoncé. Not the girl who lives next door. Not a perfect mimic of your idol or fav celebrity. Not another version of your boss or the women who inspire you but your true amazing self. Be proudly you. Be YOU on purpose.
We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege & adventure to discover our own special light – Mary Dunbar
We seek adventure whilst the greatest adventure yet awaits our awakening to reality; the reality that is your beautiful life, waiting to happen. Go through the motions of rediscovering what you love, what you want and what you deeply desire. Immerse yourself in euphoria, and let that be the source of your energy as you embark on the journey of self-discovery. Follow the road to your dreams; take the bends and the turns. Backpack the rocky pathway, and with intention and purpose enjoy the ride. Embrace the woman you are becoming and celebrate your little victories.
Never try to do something that is outside of who you are. A forced smile is a sign of what feels wrong in your heart, so recognize it when it happens. Living a lie will reduce you to one. – Ashley Lorenzana
Perhaps your biggest struggle would be to listen and give in to the voices of the majority. To focus on what is going on outside rather than focus on the inner workings of your resilience and tenacity. It may take a while, but if you keep on long enough, the blurry vision and mirages along your course will soon align with your heart. Never live a lie, or sooner than later, you become one yourself.
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as in being able to remake ourselves. – Mahatma Gandhi