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Does Your Self-Confidence Need a Boost? – 018

By the time we hit middle school (and arguably, well before) women tend to have an on-going struggle with their self-worth and often lack confidence. We focus more on our shortcomings than our strengths. We zero in on our flaws forgetting to celebrate what we’re good it! Can you relate? Do you wonder why this is? Even more importantly, how do we stop this crazy struggle and gain the self-confidence we should all possess? Darlene and Julie hash this out, admitting their own distorted views and encourage one another (and you!) to be bold and just be you (Julie’s personal hashtag, yes, that’s a thing these days).

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hansen brothersJulie mentioned looking like a Hansen brother when she was in middle school. Imagine she’s the twin of the middle brother, because she basically was. Just take her word.

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As mentioned, be sure to check out our purpose category to help find yours! And don’t forget to go back and listen to Episode 002 How You Can Stop the Struggle with Comparison and Episode 017 for struggling as a Mom: You Are “Mom Enough”: How to Stop Feeling Like a Failure

Quote(s) of the episode:

“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person that you are.” Marilyn Monroe
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt

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This Grit and Grace Life hosts, Darlene Brock and Julie Graham cross generational lines and draw from life experience to discuss all things life—from the boardroom to the bedroom, car-lines to college, being single, married or single again. Combining the two traits found in all women, grit and grace, they laugh, share insights and explore the road taken to find strength every day.

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