Friend, you’ve probably got an encyclopedic knowledge of subjects most folks don’t know how to spell. You pride yourself on your intelligence and meticulously research. In a sea of fake news, you're a safe harbor!People come to you to expand their minds. Whether it’s learning a new skill or spilling the latest innovations, you’ve got the knowledge and share it generously with those wise enough to listen.My advice? Don’t let your fear of losing face hold you back. Remember, genuine interactions with others can only ADD to your knowledge.“Intelligence is the agility to adapt to change.” — Stephen HawkingReady to get personal? Read on for 3 tips to play to the strengths of your Saoirse Reilly-verse archetype!1. Open your mind. I've got news for you - you're not as open-minded as you think. When was the last time you said 'I'm sorry, I was wrong'? Remember, admitting you're wrong is an opportunity to learn something new! Separate yourself from your opinions and evaluate new information objectively.2. Open your heart. I know books are great, like, really I do! But connecting with others is a great way to learn new things. Nothing is better than getting info straight from the source. Reach out in person or online to people who share your specialized interests.3. Open the front door. And, speaking of straight from the source, get out there and do what you do best - LEARN. There's nothing like figuring out the world by being part of it. Look for unique experiences in your community or go global!
Friend, I’m far from the first to compliment your trendiness but I’m going to anyhow. From food to fashion, you’re way ahead of the curve. You were probably rocking candy-colored sweatpants and hoodies under blazers before Glamour called it a thing.People are drawn to your enviable aesthetic. You know the hippest new hangouts and you’re happy to share recommendations. Cherry on top? You’re always inspiring with ahead-of-our time designs and fits.Here’s the deal — make sure you’re not emphasizing style over substance. A polished image only goes so far without the substance to match. Don't be afraid to let your personality shine through!“To be a trendsetter is much better and rewarding than a trend follower, both in life and in business.” — Victor KwegyirReady to get personal? Read on for 3 tips to play to the strengths of your Saoirse Reilly-verse archetype!1. Keep it real. People already love your killer personality. You don't have to impress everyone all the time. It's okay to acknowledge your flaws. Remember, grunge? Getting a little messy can be fashionable, too.2. Keep shining. You're a trendsetter! Keep letting that flag fly. Don't stuff yourself in a same-same box to make others comfortable. You're a unicorn in a duck pond! Show those ducks how to sparkle.3. Keep treasured people. People aren't trends. They don't have to come and go. Keep your expectations for relationships realistic - it won't be perfect all the time. And, in the same way you shine, help your loved ones shine, too! Really listen to them and support them in achieving their goals like they support you.
Friend, you love a little healthy competition — probably because you’re always taking first place! When it comes to drive and determination, you win big. No wonder you’re so confident.People come to you because you always get it done. Whatever challenges they face, they know you’ll have unique solutions and the energy to see them through. So what’s the hold up? Remember, vulnerability is a sort of strength, too. Let your clients know they don’t have to be superheroes 24/7. Try giving them a glimpse of your soft side now and then! “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” — Helen KellerReady to get personal? Read on for 3 tips to play to the strengths of your Saoirse Reilly-verse archetype!1. Be tough. You don't need help with this. You're confident in your ability to overcome any odds. Keep a log, written, mental, or otherwise, of your successes. You're a risktaker so it won't always work out. Reviewing your successes will help you stay confident.2. Be brave. Vulnerability takes courage. That's right. Only the brave can acknowledge and reveal their weaknesses. Start small. Let a few people close to you know about that time you screwed up. You'll find others are often kinder than we are when it comes to our mistakes.3. Be good. You're ambitious and that's a strength! But don't forget that people have feelings. There is a way to balance compassion and pragmatism. Always ask yourself if you would want to be treated the way you are considering treating someone else.
Friend, you’ve been through a lot. You pride yourself on being tough and independent. Nothing can take you down.People are awed by your strength and ability to stay true to yourself. They want to know how you live life so freely. But that life also come with a lot of responsibility. My advice? Don’t let your fear of vulnerability hold you back. Try to let people in instead of throwing up those walls. You'll find that people aren't as scary and unpredictable as they seem!“Being brave enough to be alone frees you up to invite people into your life because you want them and not because you need them.” — Mandy HaleReady to get personal? Read on for 3 tips to play to the strengths of your Saoirse Reilly-verse archetype!1. Stay alive. You've been forged in the hot fires of trauma and come out the other side even stronger. Never forget that. If you ever feel like you can't take another step, just look back at the rocky path you've already taken. Yeah, you did that. This'll be easy.2. Stay open. When people hurt us, it can be hard to trust. That's normal. But, remember, with great risk comes great reward. Humans are social beings. Give people little bits of insight into your true self and see what they do with it. If they treasure those small pieces, it would probably be worth it to give them a little more.3. Stay on track. You have goals that matter to you. Hold on to them. It wouldn't hurt for you to let people in but your independence is important to you. Don't compromise your goals for anyone.
Friend, you can’t help but radiate kindness. Chatting with you is like relaxing in the sunshine after a busy day. Plus you approach life with an altruistic mindset. ‘How can I help?’ ‘What can I do for you?’Any of this sound familiar?People fall for your resilient positivity. No matter the circumstance, you’re there with an inspirational word of guidance! You share the spotlight on your community. You don’t need to take center stage to shine.What’s a drawback of generosity? Sometimes you’re scared you’re being taken advantage of. Make sure that people give back to you every once in a while. And, remember, it is OK to say 'No!'“We rise by lifting others.” — Robert IngersollReady to get personal? Read on for 3 tips to play to the strengths of your Saoirse Reilly-verse archetype!1. Set boundaries. Hello, you. Meet, no. 'No' is a simple, little word you can you use to set boundaries with friends. No need to over-explain why you can't pick your friend up from the airport at 2 AM on a Sunday. They know why! No one needs to feel guilty about setting a healthy boundary in a respectful way.2. Set social time. You love people and that's great! Make time for the ones that mean the most. Schedule a regular lunch date with friends or a weekly call to relatives. Everyone loves getting a dose of your positive vibe.3. Set me time. Make sure to take time for yourself when you need it. Self-care is the first step to caring for others. Take a bath, read a book, or go for a walk in the woods. Whatever floats your boat - it's you time!