Inspiring Posts

A collection of inspiring posts for personal development. Consider them thought-provoking pep talks.

Women Forward International Presents The Vanguard: Engaging The Arts As A Tool For Human Unity

You’d be forgiven for thinking that an organization called Women Forward International (WFI) was concerned with women alone. However, as its President and Executive Director, Kent Davis-Packard explains in her letter of address for the organization’s 2021 The Vanguard event, this is not the case. “The study of sexism opens the door to the understanding …

documentaties exploring creativity

Creativity can take many shapes and forms. The following documentaries explore creativity and how a variety of artists channel their inner genius. After all, there is no one definition for what it means to be an imaginative creator. Six Documentaries Exploring Creativity Finding Vivian Maier (2013) Directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, Finding Vivian …

celebrating lgbt quotes

Every June, Pride Month is celebrated to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. Today Pride also recognizes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals’ impact on history locally, nationally, and internationally. Below are ten quotes from amazing LGBTQIA+ artists. Ten Quotes From Amazing LGBTQIA+ Artists …

Ten Quotes From Extraordinary AAPI Women Artists

Since May 1978, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month has recognized and honored the contributions, achievements, and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans (AAPI) who have shaped the culture and history of the United States. Below are ten quotes from extraordinary AAPI women artists. Ten Quotes From Extraordinary AAPI Women Artists “Art …

overcoming your inner critic

Karen C.L. Anderson is a master-certified life coach and international bestselling author of several books, including Overcoming Creative Anxiety: Journal Prompts & Practices for Disarming Your Inner Critic & Allowing Creativity to Flow. Anderson corresponded with Girls That Create via email about her book, our Inner Critic and Inner Advocate, and how it all relates …

quotes-female-poets

2021 marks the 25th annual celebration of poets and poetry. National Poetry Month, launched by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, reminds the public that poets play an integral role in our culture and that poetry matters. Here are ten quotes by women poets to celebrate. Ten Quotes by Women Poets “We all move …

girls support women

One of the most valuable things we can teach young girls is how to empower other women. It’s essential to show kids that they can use their voices to help others and build female camaraderie. Teaching empowerment skills helps girls develop stronger relationships with important women in their lives and encourages them to take significant …

Recap 2021 California Conference for Women

This spring, Girls That Create intern Latee’ Wilburn had the opportunity to attend the California Conference for Women. Below is her recap of the event and valuable takeaways she learned from speakers such as Stacey Abrams, Ursula Burns, Dr. Jane Goodall, and more. Bonus, here is the 2021 Conference playlist on Spotify. The California Conference …

10 Quotes About Moms Raising Daughters

Below are 10 touching quotes from women on raising daughters. Each one is a powerful reminder about mothers helping their girls grow up to lead full, valuable lives. 10 Quotes About Moms Raising Daughters “My mother’s love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her …

how to be kind and empathetic

A favorite celebration for many, Random Acts of Kindness Day (Feb. 17), has many practices we can act on throughout the year. It also offers an opportunity to consider what exactly it means to be kind. We can all build our kindness muscles, and the benefits of doing so include improving overall wellness and solidifying …

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