THE POWER OF SHE

This holiday season, we ignite
a chain of positivity by sharing
stories of gratitude.

THE POWER
OF GRATITUDE

Did you know practicing gratitude can have a powerful effect on your wellbeing? It’s true. These #GratefulFor stories range from epic to emotional to irreverent, but they all show how our health, happiness and relationships can be impacted by simple acts of gratitude.

Follow along this holiday season as we share the power of gratitude — and how you can be a part of this movement. It’s the real Power of She.

Because
let’s face it,
we are.

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FEELING SMALL

There’s something liberating about realizing there are much bigger things than ourselves in this world.

Because Mother Nature has the best soundtrack.

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TUNING IN

We spend more time connecting to our devices than to the world that surrounds us. Don’t forget to take a look around, take it all in and even see where the moment takes you.

Because the view
at the top is always
worth the climb.

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MY INNER COMPASS

Follow your instincts and trust that inner voice. You’ll be surprised by what you can do when you open yourself up to the possibilities.

Because power
comes from within.

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THE RELEASE

Life has a way of knocking us around sometimes. So put on your gloves and show ‘em what you’ve got. The more you step up and throw a few of your own punches, the stronger you’ll be for every round.

Because there’s more
to each of us
than meets the eye.

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THE FLIP SIDE

Tough or soft. Serious or fun. Back flips or kick flips. Why choose? We’re our brightest selves when we embrace all sides.

Because numbers are just that: numbers.

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ACTING MY AGE

We can make every excuse to roll up our yoga mats and declare ourselves too old to keep going. But when you ignore all the numbers and just keep doing what you love, you’ll find yourself reaching higher and further than you ever thought possible.

Because what’s
the fun
in waiting?

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SNEAK PEEKS

‘Tis the season for giving. And getting. And, sometimes, even being a little naughty.

Because they
make the
best stories.

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HORRIBLE IDEAS

They might be silly, outrageous or borderline scary, but when you have your crew, somehow the worst ideas are the ones that make the most sense.

Because the only person
you need to impress
is yourself.

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THE BACK ROW

We all know it’s not about what spot you choose in class, but about choosing to show up—that’s the most impressive move you can make.

Because it teaches you
when to
let go.

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RESISTANCE TRAINING

Your best friend is trying to tell you something. See how good it feels to let go of the reigns and open yourself to whatever comes your way.

Because there really is strength in surrendering.

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CHILD'S POSE

It’s not easy to keep a straight face, or a strong core, when your daughter is climbing all over you. Which is why it’s good to embrace those moments and see what it really means to go with the flow.

Because we can’t
do everything
on our own.

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PICK-ME-UPS

So what if your accomplishment took some extra help and muscle? We all get by with a little lift from our friends.

Because no one
ever sees
it coming.

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MY CURVE BALL

Grab an unsuspecting friend, head outside and loosen up your arm. It’s time to tune into your inner 10-year-old and let the fun fly.

Because 12 takes
is way better
than 27.

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TAKE TWO TWELVE

It takes dedication and determination to create something beautiful. And if you’re lucky, you do it before you wear yourself out.

Because sometimes
they turn your world
upside down.

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DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES

We can all get stuck in routines and cling to our own ways and habits. But new worlds open up when we flip the script and look at things in new ways.

Because sometimes
you have to check out
to avoid burnout.

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CHECKING OUT

Silence all the noise and distractions. Take a break and take it all in. With so many places to be during the holidays, first find a place to just “be.”

A COMMUNITY
OF GRATITUDE

There is power in exercising gratitude and sharing it with the world. Need some inspiration? See how our Athleta Ambassadors share their gratitude.

And then tell us: what are you grateful for? Take a photo, share it using #GratefulFor and start a chain reaction of positivity.

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I'm #GratefulFor family because they make life the best kind of busy.
- @fitfoodiele

I’m #GratefulFor my mom because she’s been the one to show me how to live my fullest life.
- @sulubrious

I'm #GratefulFor the great outdoors, because it reminds me to slow down and remember I am surrounded by living things.
- @big_booty_yoga

I’m #GratefulFor travel because it allows me to connect to myself and others on a deeper level.
- @wholebodystrength

I'm #GratefulFor facing my fears because I have become a stronger person knowing nothing can hold me back.
- @ocrgirl

I'm #GratefulFor my practice because it's my space to both challenge and nourish myself.
- @laraliam

I’m #GratefulFor my community, because they are my chosen family.
- @sarahezrinyoga

I'm #GratefulFor for self confidence, because it opens me up to be my true and best self.
- @rockyourbest_fit