Tag Archives: confidence

Let’s hear it for boosting our own confidence, not just our friends’ confidence

As a kid, I always felt like there was something that needed to be changed about me and about the way I look. I felt like the amount of your worth decreased the larger you were. But, as I grow … Continue reading

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How this shy, dinosaur-loving 8-year-old found her strong in Guiding

When  girls are a part of Guiding, there are tons of opportunities for them to shine. So let us introduce you to Ellie – she’s all kinds of amazing. She was recognized with a 2017 Girl Greatness Award. We dare you … Continue reading

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Smart. Funny. Confident. Why this Girl Guide should be your new role model

“Kinley is smart, funny, and kind. She also happens to have Down’s syndrome.” That’s how we were first introduced to 11-year-old Kinley in her 2017 Girl Greatness Award nomination. Kinley received an award in the Confidence category after being nominated … Continue reading

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These girls put the POWER in empowering by mastering how to use a drill

Learning how to drive a nail and use power tools are empowering skills that can make girls feel strong and fearless.  Meet some Girl Guides who mastered how to swing a hammer while learning about female entrepreneurship along the way. … Continue reading

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The moment this Guide learned to ride a bike will give you all the feels

Have you ever had a fear of trying something new? Not this Girl Guide, who tackled learning how to ride a bike. Continue reading

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Behind the scenes: Girl Greatness Awards

Three  cheers for our new 2016 Girl Greatness Award recipients! These members reflect what girls in Guiding can achieve, no matter what their goals or what challenges they face. Find out what it’s like to be a part of this … Continue reading

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17 things that I would tell my future 17-year-old daughter

At the 2015 National Conference: Guiding Girl Greatness, four girl members spoke to delegates about their own personal experiences with our Mission keys –  confidence, courage, resourcefulness and making a difference – and how they have incorporated them into their … Continue reading

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