Traits of a Heroine Like Nancy Drew

The iconic mystery solving teenager from the classic Nancy Drew books is back with an all-new movie in theaters today from Warner Bros. Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase is Co-Produced by Ellen DeGeneres and stars Sophia Lillis (IT and “Sharp Objects”), Sam Trammell (“True Blood” and “This is Us”), and Linda Lavin (“The Good Wife” and Alice), and follows Nancy Drew in her new town, making new friends and on a mission to solve the case!

We wanted to share this movie because we love stories that feature female heroines and want to take this opportunity to share our own top 3 traits that we believe make a true heroine.

3 traits of a true heroine.

  1. Courage: A true heroine is completely aware of her fears and faces them head on. She knows that in order to get to where she wants to be, or in the case of Nancy Drew, solve her mystery, that there is no choice but to take the cards she has been dealt, or the evidence that has been provided, and continue to move forward despite the fear. Fear will not dictate or sway a heroine away from her goal or from finding a solution.
  2. Dedication: A heroine dedicates her skills, time, and focus on the outcome she wants to achieve. She is driven and does not get side-tracked or become easily discouraged by everyday matters or by the discouragement and criticism of others. The struggles and lessons learned fuel her to move forward and she pursues and reaches her goals despite the chaos that goes on around her.
  3. Compassion: A heroine realizes that everyone is on their own path and doing the best they can with the life and experiences they’ve been given… a milestone in personal development. She does not judge, but empathizes with the pain of others, guides when necessary, helps when others are in need, and respects others regardless of their opposing views.

Heroines understand that we are all in this together. And sometimes… they even add a bit of humor along the way!

Check out the Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase movie preview below and gather a few friends to go check it out…

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