Stories

Amazing women & girls have shared these remarkable stories about breakthroughs in their lives, moments in which they have triumphed over fears, beliefs, or events that kept them from recognizing their amazingness. Some are stories of pain and how women & girls have triumphed over it. As you read these stories, rather than focusing on the pain, choose to focus on the triumph and the ways that others have overcome what may once have seemed impossible to overcome. Let's celebrate their triumphs!
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If You Think You Can’t, Think Again

I would love to share my story of how I came to playing musical instruments at 60 years of age!!! I would love to hear your stories of things you went after and achieved against all odds and never thought you could achieve because people told...

women's stories

The burden of Guilt lies on whom due to...

So much has been said and written about sexual harassment of late. Much of it attributed to sexual harassment on campuses of colleges and universities, particularly in North America, and left the voice of abused in silence. In all these writing...

women's stories

Soldier of Hope

Heart beating, tears streaming, blood running down my arm, the strength to take just one more breath. This is survival. My whole life has been a fight for life. I was born with cleft lip and pallet. Apparently the doctors didn’t know that...

women's stories

Life

The following story was shared by a 14-year old whose life experience reminds us that we are all responsible for supporting and encouraging each other, and that the road to self-empowerment can be filled with difficult life lessons.  My heart...

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My childhood from hell

Trigger warning: Please be cautious when reading this. This may offend and upset readers who have suffered something of a similar nature such as sexual and physical abuse. My name is Cassandra Pullman and I am 21 years old. This is my story of...