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Tips For An Independent Woman

Tips For An Independent Woman

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You’ve got natural beauty, the brains but it can be tough sometimes to see yourself as a strong independent woman. 

There is definitely more to be an independent woman than just having your career on track and owning possessions. Independence is not to do with having certain tangible items, it is to do with how to cope in situations and sense of the person you are individually. 

If you were to ask your friends what independence means to them you would receive all sorts of answers from practical skills such as knowing how to change a tire or organising towing. Whilst others would suggest independence is about not being accountable to someone else and being able to choose what you are doing and when, such as going out. 

So how can all this be learnt, along with considering mental and emotional independence as well. Here are some tips on how independence can be leant.

Learn Who You Are

Before you can go off and be an independent super start, you need to dig deep and know more about who you actually are. You can’t gain independence unless you know your imperfections and shortcomings and are able to address them. So be honest and dig deep. By leaning more about yourself, your strengths and weaknesses, you will become more confident within yourself and be able to assert yourself in situations. 

Embrace Alone Time

It can be daunting being alone if you are a social butterfly or find yourself being more comfortable and confident as part of a group. You possibly find that being alone is a little scary being alone with your thoughts and having that time to learn about yourself. However, you need to be able to embrace being with no one but yourself in order to be independent. It is essential that you know in your core that you are enough and you don’t need to rely on others for your individual happiness. 

Have A Handle On Your Finances

Knowing your money is vital. You are no longer reliant upon others to support you and therefore it is key that you know where money is coming from and how much you are spending. Whether you are a spender or a saver, money makes the world go round. Now is the time to dig out your pay slip and review your bills and understand what is coming in and going. It is smart. In the future you may marry and have shared income and outgoings, so learn this skill now and when circumstances change you will have a good understanding around what is happening. 

Change How You View Yourself

There is a lot to be said about mindfulness, positive thinking and manifesting your goals to the world and universe. You will never be able to make change unless you believe it is doable. This links back to your confidence. So don’t think about yourself in a negative way. No more ‘I can’t’. Think about yourself with a positive mindset. What will you learn, how will you grow. 

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