Came across an article in Fast Company about girls and confidence—interesting that adolescence kicks this in for women.
Here’s a bit of the article:
“Helping girls keep their voices—or, at least, reclaim them sooner—is a daunting task. Cihonski says societal and peer pressures can be overwhelming, making it difficult for parents, teachers, mentors and other role models to prevent this onset of timidity.”
(click here for the full article: http://www.fastcompany.com/3041179/strong-female-lead/how-we-can-help-young-girls-stay-assertive?utm_source=huffingtonpost.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=pubexchange_facebook
The good news? It’s all changeable folks. It’s building new muscles. It’s trying it on. Rolling with it and trusting that by trying—and failing—but trying again—will make all the difference.
If this topic speaks to you, I hope you’ll consider joining us for our “Unbridled Confidence” weekend coming up in April 2015. All the details are on the tab with the same name.
Let’s try. Together
Martha Beck-certified life coach, Equus coach, Penn State journalism instructor and professional writer.