Strong women are all around us, fighting their own fights every day. They go through life unphased by how other people might perceive them. They do things the way that they know is right for them and it doesn’t matter to them if people don’t understand it.
Being a strong woman means that you do certain things because you know that they’re going to make your life so much better. These are 9 things people don’t realize you’re doing because you’re a strong, fierce woman.
1. You Stand Up for Yourself
We’re told to always stand up for ourselves and our beliefs. Sadly though, it’s not as easy as it sounds and many people struggle to do so. Standing up for yourself has never been a problem for you like it might be for some people. When you know someone isn’t treating you with the respect that you deserve, you’ll call them out on it.
2. You’re Independent
There’re people in your life who you love, but you don’t keep them around just because you need something from them. You’re more than capable of getting by on your own. Through trial and error, you’ve learned how to stand on your own two feet without someone else’s help.
3. You Always Challenge Yourself
Your biggest competition is always yourself. One of your favorite things to do is to challenge yourself to always do bigger and better things. You want to see just how much you can accomplish when you put in the effort.
4. You Support the People You Care About
Other people don’t intimidate you and you don’t feel the need to put them down. On the contrary, you care deeply about the people around you. You want to be there for them whenever you can. When they need support, you’re always the first one there.
5. You Speak Out About Things That Are Important
Like everyone, you have your beliefs. You feel very strongly about certain topics and do your best to advocate for them. When you feel like something isn’t right, you’ll speak out and try to make a positive change.
6. You’re Open to Everything
True ignorance is closing yourself off to everything. The one thing that you never want to see for yourself is becoming ignorant. You’re extremely open-minded about everything and everyone. Most of all, you’ll never skip out on an opportunity to see life from someone else’s perspective.
7. You’re Constantly Trying to Grow
In your personal, professional, and academic life, you’re always trying to improve. Life is a journey that’s full of learning and you do your best to learn as much as you can. You always try to improve yourself and become a more well-rounded person.
8. You Don’t Waste Your Time on Disrespectful People
Of course, you don’t expect to be treated like an authority. What you do expect though is to be treated with a little human decency. You refuse to keep people around you who are just out to disrespect you. When this happens, you cut them out of your life without any regrets.
9. You Take Risks
If you never take risks, you’ll never have the chance to succeed. Of course, you don’t go throwing away your life savings or risk losing your house, but you do take a chance on something when the odds are worth it. The risks that you take are always calculated and well thought out.
Do any of these things sound like you? If they do, you’re an amazingly strong woman who knows how to make her way through life in the best way possible. Although, being a strong woman, you already knew that about yourself. It doesn’t matter if people don’t understand the things that you do. As long as you’re not hurting anyone, keep living your life your way.
Share this article with the fierce women in your life and see if they do these 9 things as well.