Updated: Jun 11
In her Netflix interview Michelle Obama shares how she used the power of her position as First Lady to facilitate an agenda she hoped would change the lives of children and young adults.
Here is a preview of that interview, the full length of which is available on Netflix. “Becoming” VIEW ON YOUTUBE Our appreciation to Netflix for the opportunity to share and promote Michelle Obama’s “Becoming”.
The tour is also a promotion for her book, “Becoming” available at Amazon.ca VIEW ON AMAZON “One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don’t invest any energy in them, because I know who I am.
” Michelle Obama Michelle Obama makes her point to teens and all of us, regardless of age, to get an education. Discover what you love to do, what you are good at, then obtain the skills to make that your life’s joy.
WOMEN YOU CAN EMULATE
These women may appear exceptional but the reality is any woman can achieve a similar skill level. Success in 90% Mind Set. My experience teaching sexual assault survival students has been their motivation is exceptionally high as is their success rate. Our thanks to Female Fitness Motivation STRONG WOMEN TAKE RISKS. The strong woman knows when to push her luck and when to fold. She knows that life requires us to push ourselves if we want to grow and learn; staying stuck in fear will only breed complacency.
She takes risks in order to become better-rounded and test her limitations. This woman knows that a lot of our boundaries can be crossed if we jump the mental hurdles first. As kids, we believe we can do anything because our parents and teachers tell us we can. We don’t have any fear because the world’s programming hasn’t affected us yet. If we fall down and get hurt as a child, we don’t fixate on the event and allow it to grow into a fear. We simply face our fear over and over until we have learned to master it. Kids remain in the present moment because they have open minds. They want to absorb everything life can teach them.
Then, as we grow up, we start to put up walls and tell ourselves we can’t do certain things. We form an image of ourselves in our heads that becomes our identity. After a while, we become fixed. We don’t believe we can bend and mold ourselves into something new. However, the strong woman breaks this cycle often. She pushes herself to do new things so that her identity and self-image don’t solidify. She doesn’t allow fear to control her because she knows that she can’t learn unless she’s in a calm, confident state of mind.
“You have to stay in school. You have to. You have to go to college. You have to get your degree. Because that’s the one thing people can’t take away from you is your education. And it is worth the investment.” Here are other women you can emulate. Women who share their stories, motivate and provide hope.