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Million Girl Army inspires girls and women to become confident and compassionate people who connect with and support one another.


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We make our curriculum FREE to all middle school girls to reach as many as we can. To do so, we count on financial support from people who share or commitment to investing in the next generation of girls. If you want to increase the opportunities and global compassion of this generation of young girls, join MGA's Monthly Mob. MGA's 20 Tribe is a group of donors who commit to giving $20/month to cover the cost of the creation of distribution of MGA's curriculum to girls across the country. 





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    Cultivating Emotional Resilience: A Million Girl Army Perspective

    At Million Girl Army, our mission is to inspire girls and women to become confident and compassionate individuals who support and uplift one another. In line with our commitment to empowerment and personal growth, we are excited to share insights from a recent article that sheds light on emotional resilience. According to a Harvard psychologist, certain phrases can indicate a higher level of emotional resilience, empowering us to navigate life's challenges with grace and strength. Let's explore how these phrases align with our mission and how we can foster emotional resilience in our own lives.

    1. "I'll Find a Way to Make It Work":
    One hallmark of emotional resilience is the ability to adapt and find solutions in the face of adversity. By saying, "I'll find a way to make it work," individuals demonstrate a growth mindset that aligns perfectly with Million Girl Army's commitment to personal development and empowerment. As we encourage girls and women to embrace challenges and overcome obstacles, this phrase serves as a reminder of our collective strength and determination.

    2. "I Believe in Myself and My Abilities":
    Believing in oneself is a cornerstone of our mission. When we utter the phrase, "I believe in myself and my abilities," we reinforce the importance of self-confidence and self-empowerment. Million Girl Army strives to foster a sense of self-worth and inner strength, allowing individuals to recognize their potential and confidently pursue their aspirations.

    3. "I'm Open to Learning and Growing":
    Embracing a mindset of continuous learning and growth resonates deeply with our dedication to personal and community betterment. Those who acknowledge, "I'm open to learning and growing," prioritize self-improvement, aligning with our mission to inspire girls and women to become compassionate and empowered leaders who contribute positively to the world.

    4. "I'm Here to Listen and Support You":
    Compassion and support are at the heart of Million Girl Army's values. Offering a listening ear and genuine support to others strengthens our bonds and empowers those around us. By uttering, "I'm here to listen and support you," we embody the spirit of sisterhood and community that underpins our mission.

    5. "I Choose to Focus on the Positive":
    Positivity is a powerful tool for building emotional resilience. When we choose to focus on the positive, we cultivate a mindset that can uplift us even in challenging times. This phrase echoes our goal of nurturing a positive and optimistic outlook, inspiring girls and women to approach life's ups and downs with grace and determination.

    As we explore these phrases that signify emotional resilience, we find their resonance with Million Girl Army's mission to empower, uplift, and connect. By embracing these phrases and the principles they represent, we can further strengthen our commitment to fostering confident, compassionate, and emotionally resilient individuals. Let's carry these empowering words forward, both in our thoughts and actions, as we continue our journey to create a world where every girl and woman thrives and supports one another.

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    Discovering Mindfulness: A Path to Inner Harmony and Joy

    Discovering Mindfulness:

    A Path to Inner Harmony and Joy

    In a world where distractions are abundant, and our minds are constantly pulled in different directions, a new concept is gaining traction – mindfulness. This transformative practice is all about cultivating a deeper connection to the present moment, leading to increased self-awareness, reduced stress, and enhanced overall well-being. In this blog post, we'll delve into what mindfulness is, break down its core principles, and provide you with easy and tangible ways to start practicing it in your daily life.

    Understanding Mindfulness:

    Imagine a state of mind where you are fully engaged in the here and now, free from judgment or distraction. That's the essence of mindfulness. It involves paying deliberate attention to your thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and the environment around you. By doing so, you're fostering a sense of curiosity and non-judgmental awareness that can transform how you perceive yourself and the world around you.

    Simple Ways to Practice Mindfulness:

    1. Mindful Breathing: Find a quiet space, sit comfortably, and focus on your breath. Feel the sensation of each inhale and exhale. When your mind starts to wander, gently bring your attention back to your breath.

    2. Body Scan: Lie down or sit in a relaxed position. Start from your toes and slowly work your way up, paying attention to each part of your body. Notice any sensations, tension, or relaxation.

    3. Mindful Eating: During your next meal, engage your senses fully. Pay attention to the colors, textures, and flavors of your food. Chew slowly and savor each bite.

    4. Daily Routine Awareness: Bring mindfulness into your daily activities. Whether you're brushing your teeth, taking a shower, or walking, focus on the sensations, sounds, and movements involved.

    5. Gratitude Journaling: Dedicate a few minutes each day to jot down things you're grateful for. This practice can help shift your focus to the positive aspects of your life.

    Best-Selling Books on Mindfulness:
    1. "The Miracle of Mindfulness" by Thich Nhat Hanh
    2. "Wherever You Go, There You Are" by Jon Kabat-Zinn
    3. "The Power of Now" by Eckhart Tolle

    Popular Mindfulness Websites and Apps:
    1. Headspace (App)
    2. Calm (App)
    3. Mindful.org (Website)
    4. Insight Timer (App)

    Mindfulness may be a new concept to some, but its potential to transform lives is truly remarkable. By embracing mindfulness, you embark on a journey of self-discovery, inner peace, and a deeper connection to the world around you. Through simple practices like mindful breathing, body scans, and gratitude journaling, you can integrate mindfulness into your daily routine, nurturing your well-being and enriching your life. As you embark on this journey, remember that mindfulness is a skill that takes time to develop – be patient and kind to yourself along the way. Explore the recommended books and apps to further guide your mindfulness journey. Embrace the present moment, and watch as your life transforms into a tapestry of awareness, empowerment, and joy.

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