Be inspired. Be motivated. Realize your full potential.

Do not let anyone tell you that you cannot do something. Check out these inspirational stories about girls just like you, and the type of women that you one day may become.

Affirmations are a great way to encourage and enlighten you every day.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 8:13pm

Try printing these out and posting them around your room, locker, journal—anyplace that you encounter everyday and see how these ideas will infuse into your beautiful soul.

  • I am a phenomenal person.
  • I am willing to learn something new every day.
  • I am only as ugly as I allow myself to feel so I will feel beautiful.
  • I am a beautiful person, on the inside and on the outside.
  • I will take my mind off myself to focus on others.
  • Today I will try to make others happy before I make myself happy.
  • I will practice common courtesies like saying , “Please,” “Thank you,” “Good morning,” and holding doors for others.
  • I will smile at least five times a day. I will laugh at least three times a day.
  • I will tell at least five people "have a great/blessed day".
  • If it is to be, than it is up to me.
  • I will not compare myself to others for each of us is unique and beautiful in our own way.
  • I have been given special gifts and will spend my life discovering them.
  • I have been created with a special purpose in mind - different from anyone else's.
  • I will forgive myself so that I can forgive others.
  • I will share my blessings with those less fortunate than myself.
  • I will dance like there is nobody watching.
  • When I need a break to replenish myself I will take it and not feel guilty.
  • No one can make me feel inferior without my consent.
  • I will not let negative people bring me down.
  • Instead of saying, "I can't" I will say, "I'll try."
  • I will appreciate the simple things, a clear blue sky, a beautiful flower, a soft rain - whatever the day brings.

Where will your path lead you?

Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 8:11pm

“Nothing in my life’s path would have predicted that I’d be standing here as the First African American First Lady of the United States of America.” Watch First Lady Michelle Obama speak to young girls just like you.

Talk is cheap. Silence is golden.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 8:11pm

"Talking is something we must learn to use, not something we must always do.”


Affirm who you truly are. Not who others think you are.

Remember the things we take for granted.

Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 8:10pm

“Mommy, his feet will be cold. His feet will be cold,” Hannah, age 4


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