It’s a shame that a lot of women do not take advantage of an inspirational symbol. Well, I do! And, I bet it’s not hard for you to figure out what mine is? Yep, you guessed it. I mean, it’s only plastered all over this Site. So, it comes as no surprise that I chose the butterfly.
Anyhow, I relate to the butterfly because its journey is one of transformation, just like mine. But it goes deeper than that. Therefore, I hope you keep reading to learn more.
So What the Heck is an Inspirational Symbol and How Do I Pick The Right One?
A symbol or visual marker can serve as an inspirational reminder. So see, you can draw strength from it. And it can remind you of your value. Or, you can use an inspiring symbol to lift your spirits. If that's not enough, it can help reinforce your mindset, settle your emotions, and build your resolve.
Relating to Your Inspirational Symbol
Just remember that whatever your visual source of inspiration, you must relate to it. For me, I am always seeking to learn and evolve, especially when times are tough. And, I have to go through a ton of shit at times just so that my beauty can shine. But more importantly, just like the butterfly, I am fragile. So, see how I connect? I hope you are starting to get the idea.
You'll Be Surprised By This Hidden Encouragement
One of the best things I did when trying to decide my inspirational symbol was to conduct research. The background or meaning behind my emotional sign makes it that much more powerful. For instance, in addition to transformation, the butterfly also reminds me to trust my gut. Often I'm sensitive to my environment, but at times, I will push away warning signs of potential trouble.
And, guess what? I learned that butterflies have the same sensitivity and that scientists study butterflies' behavioral patterns to gauge our environmental changes. Who knew?
Your Inspirational Symbol Can Touch Deep
The subtle, inspiring messages the butterfly feeds me go deep, and this is extremely powerful. For instance, did you know that the beautiful, fragile butterfly is also adaptable to its environment?
They survive to make a significant and necessary contribution to us - the pollination of flowers. This is a vitally important function with the decline of the bee population - who without pollination human beings cannot survive.
I mean, wow! Can you believe it? I was shocked to learn these facts. Hence, my respect for and love for the butterfly grew. So now, I have an emotional connection that inspires me.
Now you know the story behind the butterfly symbol used for A Positive Note. Moreso, this beautiful creature also serves as my battle symbol along my journey to relieve stress, reduce anxiety and engage in healthier positive thinking.
Popular Inspirational Symbols
- Heart: this represents love, compassion, and health.
- Dove: this represents peace, love and calm.
- Raven: this represents death and doom.
- Tree: this represents growth, nature, stability, and eternal life.
- Owl: this represents wisdom and intelligence.
- Dragon: this represents power, wisdom, strength, and mysticism.
- Butterfly: this represents rebirth, beauty, and transformation.
- Dog: this represents loyalty, protection, and companionship.
- Fox: this represents slyness and cleverness.
Now, What's Your Inspirational Plan of Attack?
So now, it's your turn. I encourage you to discover your inspirational symbol and use it. As a side note, it's also fun to collect various images and objects along the way. I have some beautiful butterflies I've collected, but I digress. Let's get back on track, shall we?
Now to drive this home.
Have you noticed that militaries have insignias and symbols? Even in the old days, inspirational signs played a vital role; for instance, as a Game of Thrones fan, the signs were prevalent for each family. Of course, I loved the Direwolf representing the Stark family. So you see, inspirational symbols worked, and they have worked for centuries.
Remember, Girlfriend. We are in a battle for our happiness. So have a symbol of encouragement as you charge forward to conquer your enemies and challenges. It's a smart strategy that does work.
Now, if you really want to be empowered check out these inspirational quotes and motivational thoughts to relieve stress, reduce anxiety, and infuse positive thinking.