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5 Reasons Why You Should Surround Yourself With Empowering Women

Many people enter and exit our lives daily. We may click with some people immediately, while others, no matter how long we’ve known them, won’t feel connected.

We require a group of supportive, like-minded friends and colleagues to thrive in our personal and professional lives. However, there are moments in life when we encounter people who are not suitable for us or who are toxic, and there are also times when we meet people who are lovely for us and who are there for us when we need them the most.

So we must surround ourselves with powerful, accomplished women who can inspire and encourage us, as they know how crucial it is always to support women in a male-dominated society.

So keep on reading because this article will discuss five reasons why you should put yourself in the company of strong and empowering women.

They inspire you to achieve your goals

As women, we have so much on our plates that we can easily lose sight of what matters to us. And that is why, No matter how heavy our loads of responsibility may be, we must surround ourselves with strong, capable women who will encourage us to keep moving forward toward our goals.

 When you surround yourself with empowering women, you’ll notice that they never give up on their dreams. You’ll learn that no matter how bad things get, they always pick themselves up, deal with their problems, and keep moving toward their goals.

That is why it is important to surround yourself with empowering women because when you put yourself in the company of strong, successful women, you may start to believe, “If they can do it, so can I.” Plus, women like that will inspire you to chase your dreams and settle for nothing less.

Artwork Credit: Annie Thompson

They believe in you

These ladies remind us that there is a way to face adversity with poise and self-assurance, even in a world that rarely gives women a break.

We have all been in circumstances in which somebody said something to us that was so hurtful that it ruined our mood and lowered our self-esteem. But when you surround yourself with empowering women, you will notice that they will be there to reassure you that you can always do better than this.

They believe in you and your dreams and know you can achieve them all. They will not stop encouraging you until you have arrived at the destination you have always envisioned for yourself. As a result, it is critical to encircle oneself with powerful and self-assured women who are capable of assisting one in overcoming obstacles and feeling better about oneself.

Artwork Credit: Sara Mohammad

They listen and affirm your feelings

Think back on all the times people have dismissed your thoughts or questions as foolish because of something you said or did.

When I first requested my brother to teach me about bitcoins, he chuckled and said, “forget it,” since he said it would take me too long to learn.

While I understand that siblings will tease and prank one another, for a second there I felt like I was being evaluated. He made assumptions about my competence as a financial manager and investor since I am a woman, a group traditionally held in low regard by men.

But when we’re surrounded by strong women, none of that matters. They have been there, done that, and learned how to handle and triumph over harsh criticism and trying circumstances.

Having such women in our lives ensures that our voices are heard and respected. They pay close attention to what we have to say, and they answer our questions and concerns without passing judgment. This emphasizes the significance of surrounding oneself with strong and encouraging women who will affirm your worth and importance.

Artwork Credit: Lily Ying Kemp

They lead by example

When you surround yourself with strong, empowered women, you notice that they teach by doing rather than lecturing. Let’s say they are experiencing some difficulty. They don’t sit around and wait for other people to come and help them; instead, they go out and look for a solution and figure out how to accomplish things on their own.

Simply put, this does not imply that seeking help is inappropriate. As humans, we all need help at some point or another, and it is perfectly OK to express that need. On the other hand, powerful women show us that we are capable of accomplishing everything we set our minds to. It is imperative that we must alter our mentality and have faith in both our capabilities and our skills.

And this is why it is essential to surround ourselves with women who can empower us. They not only lead by example but also demonstrate new and creative methods of addressing the challenges and issues we face.

Artwork Credit: Rewa

They celebrate you

Strong, self-reliant women will never be envious of your achievements. They will be the first to join in the revelry of your victory. Because they have figured out how to thrive in a world where everybody else is out to get them or put them down.

Not only that, but they will share their own stories of setbacks to help you learn from your mistakes and provide encouragement whenever you need it.

They will tell you what you need to work on so you can succeed the next time around. Therefore, it is even more crucial to surround oneself with encouraging women, as who doesn’t require a person who can be there in time when they fail and who can be there to celebrate their successes when they do something?

And you know the best part about it all? That these women can be found around us. She can be our mother, our friend, our neighbor, our teacher, our cousin, our aunt, our colleague or our boss and if you don’t have such women in your life then you need to meet new people or be that woman so that your surroundings can learn from you and you become the change that they all needed in their life.

So, now it’s your turn to tell me who is that one woman in your life that inspires you the most. I will be waiting for your reply in the comment section. Till then have a great week and keep creating the magic that you do.

Artwork Credit: Molly Harman


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Rabia Khan

Rabia is a writer, a wife and a mother. she belongs to the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. She works as a content writer for Arts to Hearts and writes for emerging artists that are finding their ways in the world of art.
She has done her bachelors in Communication & Media Studies from Fatima Jinnah Women University and secured 3rd position.
She is friendly, honest, down to earth and a very hardworking person. She makes sure that she does her work with utmost dedication and with perfection. Her goal in life is to become a successful writer and wants to open an organization where she can help the underprivileged people to make their life better.

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