Young self-motivated SA girl Lethabo Masilo advises on how to stay positive and independent.
Wednesday 27 October 2059 71941 Shares
Being a strong, independent girl is harder than it used to be. For many girls, being considered strong and independent is a hard task, particularly in a world where more young people and graduates than ever are being driven back into living with their families, and into being underemployed (if they can find work at all). However, the definition of what it truly means to be a strong, independent woman has changed. Not every woman has her own apartment overlooking the city, or a string of adventurous lovers, or a high-powered job.
Strong, independent girls are not defined by their circumstances; whether they’re from an Ivy League family or the first in their family to ever attend college or graduate high school, a strong, independent girl can find the best in her situation and work hard at improving it while retaining her sense of inner strength and ethical values.
They don’t neglect their careers
They don’t fail to handle their own situations.
They don’t overreact to bad situations or mistakes.
They don’t rise to the bait of haters
They don’t stop learning.
They don’t act on first impulse
They don’t let other people affect their confidence
They don’t neglect their physical needs
They don’t have unrealistic expectations
They don’t stay in toxic relationships
They don’t let someone else dictate their relationships