Women are mostly portrayed as a fragile and tiny creatures who can’t cope with problems like men can do; totally wrong perception, btw. But oh, wait! We know some real iron ladies who not only coped with their difficulties bravely but also uprisen as pure gems and stars.
Today world knows them and get inspired by their stories and visions of life. They are true epitomes of “getting up more stronger” phrase.
They didn’t cripple or whine over their hardships but instead built an optimistic approach within themselves to deal with them. They literally lived, “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”
So, the list begins!
1. Muniba Mazari – first wheelchair-bound model and TV host of Pakistan plus National Ambassador for UN Women Pakistan
Muniba Mazari of Pakistan being artist, motivational speaker and much more faced a tragic car accident at just an age of 21 and ended up on wheelchair. But she didn’t let the accident and physical disability to walk, fail her. She didn’t back off and appeared in limelight very sooner when she literally changed the perspectives of people about wheelchair-bounds by becoming a successful wheelchair-bound model, TV host the National Ambassador for UN Women Pakistan and what not? She dealt with her problems like an Iron Lady and we are certainly proud of her.
2. Mikayla Holmgren – the first ever woman with down syndrome who took part in Miss Minnesota USA pageant
Mikayla Holmgren is the first woman ever who competed in Miss Minnesota USA pageant. She received the Minnesota USA Spirit’s Award and Director’s Award. She aimed to show the different side to down syndrome by starting a new trend and began something more progressive. Mikayla’s smile, determination and enthusiasm are indomitable. The strong lady also does charity work and gymnastics. She surely became role model for many suffering from down syndrome out there.
3. Liz Murray – the homeless girl who ended up graduated from Harvard
Liz Murray faced hard times since her childhood as her parents were desperate drug addicts and she left school back then because she used to get bullied. Liz became a gang member when she was a teenager and at age of 15, when her mother died, Liz’s family shifted to a homeless shelter and the girl has gone through nights sleeping on benches. But guess what, Liz Murray didn’t give up and managed to get graduated from Harvard which is a dream place to study for many. Liz is for sure an inspiration for all the devastated homeless people out there.
4. Cody Hall – the girl who was born with physical deformity and then faced 18 surgeries, now works on a surgical ward
Cody Hall is a girl who was born with intense and severe physical deformity and doctors told her parents that they can’t do anything. Cody’s parents then initiated an appeal process to get money for her first treatment. Cody underwent first surgery when she was just one-year-old. Then in the coming fourteen years of her life, Cody Hall faced 18 surgeries. After all these difficulties even, Cody didn’t lose courage and was a bright student in her school. She never let anyone to sympathise with her and has high self-esteem. Cody married to her high school friend; she is an inspiration and hope for all who definitely tells us that there is happy ending.
5. Insha Afsar – Pakistani girl who competed in skiing competition despite losing a leg in 2005 earthquake
Insha Afsar is a Pakistani girl who was just six years old at the time of the horrible earthquake of 2005. She is one of the thousands of victims of the earthquake and lost her one complete leg in the devastating natural calamity. But the dauntless and courageous Insha didn’t give up and uprisen as she competed in skiing competition in her teen age with just one leg. Insha is an inspiration for all those who face same challenges in life.
From Muniba to Insha and from Cody to Liz and Mikayla, all women are the true inspirations and every single person among them is a ray of hope for those who are struggling in their lives and looking for a source of motivation; hey you all! Here are all motivation sources you need. Remember just one thing; keep trying, never give up and rise up one day.