Femininity energy is the essence of humanity. Let’s find out how to radiate feminine energy like a goddess!
“The essence of femininity is to absolutely love being a woman.” – Madonna Ciccone
Femininity is irresistible. It’s a magnetic, ethereal energy that attracts. So, if you want to rightfully claim what’s yours and turn those dreams into a reality – it’s time to embody your femininity!
First things first, to evoke femininity, we must first understand femininity in all of its subtly powerful intricacies.
Understanding Where Femininity Comes From
Femininity springs eternal. It’s one bountiful well that never runs dry. All you have to do is lower your bucket, scoop it up, and claim your felinity for yourself! Your feminine power already lies within.
Feminine energy is free-flowing and not bound by rules; it is not restrictive and does not abide by social norms. Intuitive feeling and creativity are commonplace, along with being collaborative and expressive. So, whenever you feel that energy coursing through you – congrats! – you’ve located your felinity.
What is Femininity?
We’re standing at a turning point in people’s opinion of felinity. Moving from a rigid idea of what it means to be feminine toward a more self-defined version that everyone chooses for themselves.
In other words, women (and some men) are reclaiming and redefining felinity for themselves.
From the sensuality of Marilyn Monroe to the sophistication of Audrey Hepburn, the spectrum of femininity was (and remains) hugely vast.
Femininity has been defined in many ways across many cultures spanning thousands of years. In Buddhism, the feminine tunes resonates and responds. The divine feminine weaves its way through several spiritual and religious traditions, from Hinduism to Christianity and more.
Why do We need to Relearn Femininity?
“Individually and collectively, we are shifting from a position of fear into surrender and trust of the intuitive. The power of the feminine energy is on the rise in our world.”Shakti Gawain
The feminine has been oppressed throughout history, causing women to suppress their natural feminine energy to avoid subjugation. In the process, some women have shifted to masculine energy and forgotten about the immense power of their feminine aura. There can be many other signs of blocked feminine energy that you must note before finding ways to help unblock them.
Femininity is often seen as a weakness, but it’s actually one of the most powerful things a woman can offer. When you exude femininity, you soften the hearts of those around you and create an environment of love and respect. You become irresistible.
Only recently have we begun to open our eyes to the power of femininity again, making this an exciting time to radiate feminine energy!
Dark Feminine Energy & Light Feminine Energy?
You’ve probably heard of dark femininity – but of course – where there’s darkness, there’s also light – hence light feminine energy.
Dark femininity encompasses the mystique and magic of womanhood, including compassion, rage, birth, death, transformation, and spiritual bliss. Celebrities such as Rhianna, Beyoncé, and Angelina Jolie are all great examples of women who have tapped into their dark feminine energy and channeled it in their art and self-expression.
Light feminine energy is often described as angelic or ethereal, covering the more soothing and harmonious side of womanhood. Emilia Clarke, Anne Hathaway, and Taylor Swift have all drawn on the strength of the light feminine to feel empowered and drive their careers forward.
The Power of Femininity
When You are Your Best Feminine Self – You Are …
- You are nurturing, compassionate, and affectionate.
- You are creative.
- You are spontaneous.
- You are joyful.
- Your intuition is your guide.
- You are magnetic and attractive.
- You are warm and welcoming.
- You are sensual.
- You take good care of yourself.
That sounds AMAZING! And it’s all already within you, just waiting to be claimed by you.
If you take nothing away from this article, remember this one thing:
Feminine energy is centered on receiving.
No, this doesn’t mean you need to receive something. You’re a strong woman who can take care of her own needs. But if compliments, gifts, offers of help, and the sun, moon, and stars come your way – never say no (unless you feel uncomfortable accepting, of course.) After all – it’s written in the stars – why not enjoy the perks of femininity? It’s what you deserve!!
You can even receive from yourself, which brings us to our first step in how to ooze with feminine energy. Ready to tap into your femininity and unleash your inner goddess?! Let’s get to it!
How to Radiate Feminine Energy
1. Practice self-love
Self-love is a habit that femininity flows from.
Self-focus begins when you stop comparing yourself to others. Self-appreciation follows soon after when you stop paying heed to other people’s opinions – so block out the haters, doubters, and nay-sayers – they can’t dim your light if you don’t let them. Finally, self-love starts to blossom on the inside.
2. Indulge in Self Care
Healthy feminine energy and self-care go hand in hand. Practice random acts of self-indulgence (AKA treat yo’ self.) Or, plan little getaways for yourself when the stress mounts. More self-care activities here!
Take time to perfect your skincare and hair care routines. Purchase soothing products that make you happy. Take time out of your day to exercise or do some light stretching. Whatever makes you feel pampered – do it! Take your time to have a glow up that nothing can dim!
3. Center Yourself
They don’t call her Mother Nature for nothing. Femininity focuses on the life-giving and nurturing aspects of nature by embodying it in the form of the mother.
This is a wonderful way to embrace your sensuality, too. And sensuality is oh-so feminine! Being sensual doesn’t have to always mean sexy. It’s also about that “enjoying gratification through your senses” life.
So, reach out to mother nature and become one with her. Relish the sun on your skin. Take in the beauty of greenery, and don’t think twice about stopping to smell the roses as you stroll by, hand in hand with mother earth.
4. Get in your Creative Groove
Feminine energy is spontaneous. It’s brimming with newness and awe for the undiscovered, alongside a natural ‘flow’ that accepts whatever may come its way.
So splash some paint on a canvas, write your truth, bake, doodle, do origami – let your imagination run wild! Do what you love or what you think you love. Let the world tell you your skills!
Yes, this is exactly how to increase feminine energy.
5. Trust Your Intuition
With lions looming near, vultures swooping above, and nearby tribes threatening to approach at any time – prehistoric women had to be alert!
When those neurotransmitters fire, you may feel the sensation of “butterflies” or uneasiness in your stomach. Researchers theorize that “gut instinct,” which sends signals to your brain, plays a significant role in intuition.
What’s more, for centuries, women have understandably been associated with all things intuitive. So, listen to yourself. Trust your body’s signals, and be sure to share your wisdom with others.
6. Don’t Fear Vulnerability
Embracing your vulnerable side can be daunting. Yet, vulnerability fosters good emotional and mental health. Vulnerability also is a sign of courage. We become more resilient and brave when we embrace who we truly are and what we feel. Lastly, being vulnerable can help us build better connections and relationships with others.
Vulnerability allows you to tap into your authentic self. It opens the path to growth and gives us the courage to stop people-pleasing characteristics – a familiar problem to anyone who has decided to reclaim their felinity. Vulnerability helps us bring to light all our emotions and process them while focusing on our well-being – what’s not to like?!
7. Communicate Assertively yet Softly
When some people hear assertive, they immediately think aggressive. To them, I point out this significant difference: Assertive communication shows respect for others’ needs. Aggressive communication does not.
Assertive communication protects not only your own peace, but everyone else’s as well. Here are some feminine energy activities for having everyone eating out of the palm of your hand without even having to shout!
Use “I” statements regularly: Instead of taking an accusatory tone, it’s always best to opt for “I don’t think this is working out,” or “I think we could find another way to do this.” People just respond better to it!
You have a ‘no,’ and you’re not afraid to use it: Two quick facts to always remember: Your energy is sacred and ‘No’ is a complete sentence. A simple, “No, I can’t do that now” is all you need to say and that should suffice!
Speak with your body: Communication isn’t just verbal. Sometimes, you have to let your body do the talking. Here’s how:
- Keep an upright posture while leaning forward slightly.
- Make regular eye contact.
- Maintain a neutral or positive facial expression.
- Don’t cross your arms or legs.
- Try to face the person you’re communicating with.
Go easy on yourself: The art of assertive yet soft communication isn’t easy to master. But you’ll get there. And before long, it’ll be like second nature!
8. Move Freely (dance like no one’s watching!)
Feminine energy embodies flow and fluidity. Movement allows the expression of that ‘fluid-flowiness.’ Your body and spirit are not in chains, so dance! Turn on the tunes, tap into your feminine core and let your inner dancing queen shine.
9. Be Playful and Spontaneous
Use the unscheduled time to be creative, reflect, daydream and decompress. Laugh a lot. Smile to your heart’s content Remember that life is short and that each passing moment is yours to claim – make the most of it!
10. Dress Well
The feminine is associated with adornment. So, invest in your wardrobe and experiment with new outfit ideas so you can like a million bucks that you are!
Some quick tips to dressing a little more lady-like:
Wear Dresses & Long Skirts
Does this one even need explaining?!
Don’t fear colors, patterns, or prints
Have fun! Let your true colors shine. Floral prints, hearts, bows – anything you’ve ever dreamed of!
Messy hair quite really says positive vibes, right? I talk about how to look pretty with small changes here
The lingerie you deserve
We are DONE with worn and mismatched underwear. You know the way you feel like you can take on the world whenever you wear matching underwear? Claim that power every day – treat yourself to luxury and superior femininity energy.
Invest in loungewear
Loungewear can be oh-so-sensual. Opt for silky smooth, satiny nightgowns and fluffy slippers to look more feminine and have a comfy sleep too.
Dare to bare (in moderation)
Mother nature made you just as you were meant to be – show off what she gave you! Flaunt your natural assets, show some skin, and don’t sweat it. Just be sure to follow one simple, timeless rule of thumb: Legs or bust – always. You can read how to look simple yet stylish with so many juicy tips here!
Get the jewels out!
Simplistic, delicate jewelry has that undeniable feminine quality that looks oh-so deliciously dainty. So don’t forget to accessorize.
A bag fit for a queen
Every queen has her go-to bag. Invest in a purse that you simply love and can’t live without, and let it do the talking. It doesn’t have to be kick-ass expensive, just that it goes with almost everything.
11. Own and Cherish Your Beauty
Feminine beauty transcends fads, trends, and unattainable beauty standards/expectations. Whoever you see when you look in the mirror – tell her she’s beautiful – and repeat until she believes it (because it’s true!) Know how to be comfortable in your own skin.
Fun fact: Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of love, beauty, and all things feminine, is often depicted ‘au naturale’ with belly rolls to boot! This brings us to …
12. Study Mythological Female Archetypes
Seven feminine archetypes prevail in contemporary western society—the mother, the maiden, the queen, the huntress, the sage, the mystic, and the lover. Some try to limit women to one each; I say have them all!
13. Or Focus on Real Life Female Role Models
Every woman is feminine in her own way. Every woman radiates feminine energy and creativity. To find a feminine fit that suits you and that radiates from you naturally, it helps to find a role model who embodies the same energy!
14. Support Other Like-minded Women
There’s little more feminine than being a woman’s woman. While many people definite femininity in contrast to masculinity, the truth is that felinity is a force unto itself.
So, be sure to celebrate other women’s successes, light other women up, stay educated on women’s rights, and be an all-around beacon of positive energy and encouragement that lights women up at every chance!
Another benefit aside from a feel-good boost? Spending time around women helps us to step into, grow, and cultivate our own feminine energy at ease.
15. Balance the Feminine and Masculine Energies Within you
Feminine and masculine energies are the yin and yang of our species. As a human, you embody both. They’re the universal energies, after all. No one truly only has one or the other. I know you are wondering how to balance feminine energy with the masculine.
My advice to you? Try Yoga.
Believe it or not, as you stretch from one bendy position to another bendy position, you are bridging the gap between the masculine and feminine. Focusing closely on one breath at a time is highly masculine in nature. On the other hand, holding space for your practice to develop is entirely feminine.
16. Nurture your relationships (and yourself!)
Feminine energy and relationships are very much interrelated. Caring for others is another beautiful quality of feminine energy. Whether it’s cooking a meal for a loved one or just lending a listening ear, nurturing those around us fills us with warmth and happiness. Make sure to nurture yourself too! Give yourself regular TLC in the form of massages, or baths, or simply take some time for yourself to relax and recharge. You deserve it!
17. Be Polished
Another way to radiate feminine energy is to be polished. This doesn’t mean you have to be perfectly coiffed and dressed up at all times, but it does mean taking care of yourself and paying attention to the details. Make sure your hair is styled, your nails are manicured, and your clothes are pressed and free of wrinkles. Taking care of yourself sends the message that you’re worth taking care of, which radiates feminine energy.
Read more about how to look polished and put together all the dang time!
18. Understand, Embrace and Express your Emotions
Despite what some people would have you believe – emotions are powerful. In a world that tends to value logic and steely-heartedness above all else, emotions
Listen to yourself: tune into your emotional frequency. Ask yourself at regular intervals throughout the day, “what am I feeling right now?” And, of course, don’t ignore yourself. Be fearless, be independent, and be confident. Be real with yourself and give yourself the truthful answer you deserve.
Feeling happy, elated, a little worried, or even glum – perhaps numb? Take note. We really mean take note, literally and figuratively. Write down your feelings in a journal or even just as bullet points – whatever works for you! This will help you maximize your feminine energy!
A word to the wise: Grab a dictionary or the nearest electronic device and look up ‘emotional vocabulary.”
Don’t judge your emotions: Emotions aren’t good or bad – they’re just your reaction to the world around you, your daily experiences, past, present, and everywhere in between. Accept them for what they are – a gift that you can learn from. After all, you’re human. You deserve compassion.
Share your feelings: I know, big ask! If you’re not used to talking about your emotions, this can feel a little like bungee jumping for the first time. So, start small. Tell someone trusted about how you felt throughout your day. Before long, it’ll feel like second nature, and you’ll realize that your feelings are something to be proud of, never hidden.
19. Make time for Me-time
Living fully, unapologetically, and wholly in your femininity can be exhausting. Being a feminine force of nature isn’t easy, baby. So take it easy. Pen some completely ‘off’ days into your calendar so that you can unplug, unwind, and bask in your feminine glory all to yourself!
20. Be Passionate
When you’re passionate about something, it shows. If you’re excited about your work, your hobbies, or your family, let that passion shine through. It’s contagious, and people will be drawn to your positive energy. When you’re passionate about something, it exudes feminine energy. So let your passions show and watch as your feminine energy radiates outward.
final thoughts on how to radiate feminine energy
Remember, femininity isn’t about being perfect or changing who you are—it’s about embracing all aspects of yourself, even the parts you might keep hidden away usually. It’s about being authentic and present in each moment. As long as you stay true to yourself, you’ll be radiating feminine energy in no time!
By following these activities for feminine energy, you’ll be well on your way to accessing your femininity and radiating its positive energy into the world around you!
Now that you know how to radiate feminine energy, we’ll leave you to share your power with the world after this one quote:
“Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength.”James E. Faust
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