This past weekend was Independence Day in the United States. The day that America declared that is was no longer subject to rule by a foreign entity, and were united, free, and independent states.
Women have come a long way in declaring their own independence and taking control of their own livelihoods. From fighting for the right to vote, to their careers, finances, their bodies, and lifestyles. Yet much work remains, and the fight continues for many ongoing issues such as equal pay, gender discrimination, and sexual harassment and assault highlighted by the recent MeToo Movement.
There is great strength and power that comes with being an independent woman. However it begins with having the belief in yourself first.
Starting today, what do you declare yourself free and independent from?
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