There comes a time when you truly feel that you are no longer a young girl or a child. Instead, you’re growing into the woman you’re destined to become.
It’s a time in your life unlike any other, filled with unique challenges, stresses, decisions, and responsibilities. It’s also a time of incredible opportunities and doors opening for you, when a motivational talk or two can really help clear the brain fog.
At this time, a young Muslim woman is faced with many questions: How does she want to live her life? What kind of woman is she? Will she go to college or not? What kind of career does she imagine for herself?
For teens and young women, there are pressures coming in from all sides and so many lessons to learn. You have to cope with anxieties and stresses about school performance, social circles, and family relationships. You might feel pushed to behave in a certain way, so you can fit in with the crowd.
Not only this, but you’re dealing with all the emotional and psychological changes taking place inside you. You’re moving towards independence from your parents, which can feel exciting and scary at the same time.
Get Some Inspiration
It can be hard to know where to turn when you feel overwhelmed by everything going on around you. Sometimes, you don’t want to talk with a family member or even a friend. But there are some amazing inspirational talks which are great to listen to when you’re feeling down, discouraged, or just need some guidance.
Here’s our roundup of some of the best motivational talks that every young Muslim woman should listen to at least once! From developing essential character traits such as perseverance, to feeling comfortable in the skin you’re in, check out these videos for a little motivational pep talk.
1 – Girl Up: The secrets to an extraordinary life – Courtney Ferrell
2 – Grit: The power of pressure and perseverance – Angela Lee Duckworth
3 – Growing up stressed or growing up mindful? – Christopher Willard
4 – Why we choke under pressure – and how to avoid it – Sian Leah Beilock
5 – Be magnificent in the now – Naima B. Robert