This Inspirational Moment brought to you by Amanda Edwards, British Columbia, Canada
What has been the most difficult thing you’ve had to go through in your life.
At the age of 23 I went through a horrible divorce with the father of my oldest daughter. I struggled with feeling like a failure but also knowing that I had to fight to do what was best for my daughter and myself. I had to find a way to raise my daughter full time while putting myself and my life back together.
What did you learn from it that you could pass on to someone else?
I learned that I am so much stronger than I ever imagined. That I was capable of taking care of myself and my daughter and I was able to do it really well. I learned that if I could learn to love and respect myself that others would follow suit. Now I am remarried and have a healthy relationship with my oldest daughters father and stepmom.
What has been the Happiest Moment of your life?
There are so many but one of the happiest moments was when me and my fiancé at the time(now husband) were dancing in the living room and my oldest daughter looked at us and smiled and said it looks like you two are getting married. It made me realize that she now knew what love and marriage were meant to look like.
What is your Passion?
Spreading love and positivity. I am so passionate about teaching young girls and women to love themselves and their bodies at every stage in life.
What inspires you?
My girls inspire me. They have taught me just how important it is to be a role model for self-love and acceptance because they will learn from me.
What is your favorite Inspirational Quote?
“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.”
– Audrey Hepburn
How do you try to inspire others?
By being real and vulnerable about myself and my journey. By showing the flaws rather then just showing the flawless selfies and by trying to connect with women everywhere who are struggling to love themselves in a world constantly telling them not to.
One non-profit you support?
What is one easy thing you can do to change the world for good in the next 24 hours?
Continue to share my message of self-love with every woman I know and raise my girls to do the same.
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