Great Life Lessons to be Learned From Our Favorite Superheroes
Life Lesson: You are never alone.
Sometimes, we can feel like we’re the only person in the world, that no one else would ever understand our struggles and even that no one else would care. But if there’s one thing you can learn from Superman, the only Kryptonian left alive in the universe, it’s that you are never alone! Throughout his stories, Superman is surrounded by people like his friends, family, and Lois Lane. Even though his power supersedes all of these people, he is guided by them all and calls on their help often.
5. The Hulk
Life Lesson: Harness your flaws and transform them into strengths.
The Hulk is the angriest guy on earth. One look at his face will tell you exactly how high his temper runs – I mean, the guy grows into a giant and becomes green in color! Bruce Banner recognizes that his issues with anger are a flaw and tries to control them to the best of his abilities, but later on he realizes that he can put this flaw to much better use. Shifting his perspective helps him realize he can help others (and himself in the meantime) with his unique flaw/power. Similarly, we can all look deep to find the flaws in ourselves and try to harness them in a positive way to make a positive impact on our own or someone else’s life.
6. Wonder Woman
Life Lessons: Not all women are princesses in need of rescue.
All of our childhood fairy tales revolve around one concept: a damsel in distress waiting from her handsome prince to come and rescue her from her whatever woes her life is facing (evil witches, curses, abusive relationships, yada yada yada). Every little girl who has ever been told that her dreams are “too big” or that it’s “a man’s world”, can rejoice because this superhero (and many others like her) are the ultimate middle finger to that stereotype. Wonder Woman teaches us that you don’t need to wait for a man to come rescue you, you can do the rescuing yourself. At the same time, it also teaches us that you don’t need to let go of your femininity to do that.