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10 passionate female celebrities to follow for inspiration

Aug 13, 2019 · 8:19 AM
Amber Hubert
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These female celebrities have great Instagram accounts that will motivate and encourage even the most unimaginative of us.
Inspiration moves us into the realm of great possibility. Don't let its elusive nature limit you. Change how you perceive your capabilities. Just like we need to clean out our closets from time to time, our social media accounts also need a little pruning. It's time to unfollow and delete that person you met that one time, at that one event, five years ago!
To be inspired, hopeful, and happy, pretend we're best friends with Reese Witherspoon. Learn to cook, garden, accessorize, get political. OK, fine: Sometimes let's just watch a puppy video, too!
Check out these 10 celebrities' Instagram accounts to feel energized, galvanized, and compelled to live life to the fullest.

1. Oprah

You might remember Oprah from every. single. day. in your living room. Daytime television has never recovered from the absence of the queen of inspiration, but Oprah is far from over. Her Instagram is full of celebrity interviews, personal experiences, and—yes—many, many of her favorite things.

2. Jenna Fischer

If you loved Jenna Fischer as Pam on The Office, you will definitely love following her on Instagram. Her account has lots of Office throwbacks, updates about her subsequent efforts and adorable posts from her super-fun looking life that will inspire you to laugh and smile.

3. Reese Witherspoon

This Southern belle's Instagram is loaded with fashion, food, fun, and uplifting quotes. Star of Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, Reese is an avid reader and animal lover (she gave hashtag love to labs, German shepherds, and bulldogs on #NationalPetDay).
She owns bulldogs named Pepper and Lou. Be inspired by their cuteness! And another fun fact: the third installment from the Legally Blonde franchise is to come out on Valentine's Day 2020.

4. Rhianna

If you want some inspirational makeup ideas then get with international pop star Rhianna's Instagram @badgalriri because it's loaded with unique lipstick colors, wild eye shadows, and high fashion pics. Did you know that Feb. 22 is Rhianna Day in her native Barbados? Watch for images from the tropical island for sure on that day, under your umbrella, ella, ella, eh, eh, eh.

5. Tracee Ellis Ross

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BLUE ON BLUE ON BLUE

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This hilarious actress deserves some serious follows on Instagram, so get with it. Daughter of Diana Ross, star of Blackish and Girlfriends, Tracee's posts will have you laughing, but she also shares exercise videos, personal heart warming stories, her political opinions, and great clips of her work.

6. Miley Cyrus

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Protect Kids Not Guns

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Who better to lift our spirits than Disney star-turned-pop star Miley? She knows when to be silly and when to get serious. Why she recently deleted her Instagram account in summer 2018 is up for debate, but she's back to posting. Follow her for to watch her musical video clips and live performances.
7. Martha Stewart
If you love to cook, craft, organize, or design, then television personality and business women Martha Stewart shares plenty of ideas on Instagram. From cookies to dinner to flower arrangements to party themes, she shares the recipe links in the bio. You forget you're on Instagram and think you've somehow stumbled onto Pinterest.

8. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The youngest person ever to be sworn into Congress must be doing something right. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka AOC, is an American politician and activist.
A Democrat, she has been the U.S. representative for the 14th congressional district since Jan. 3, 2019, at age 29. Besides that accomplishment, AOC went viral when someone leaked a video of her in college recreating the dance sequence from The Breakfast Club. The plan to embarrass her backfired. Now, we only love her more! Follow her Instagram for the latest inspirational political posts.

9. Betty White

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I treasure every minute we spent together #koko

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Calling all animal lovers! Golden Girl Betty White, born in 1922, has always been a huge animal activist. Her Instagram is loaded with dogs, gorillas – even turtles. She shares posts from her incredible career and truly inspires us to live life to the fullest at any age.

10. Alyssa Milano

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Here we go! #GoldenGlobes

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Samantha from Who's the Boss? is all grown up. Alyssa Milano, the star of the WB series Charmed, is extremely politically involved. From supporting immigrants at the southern U.S. border to speaking up for transrights to running in a local women's cancer run, Milano is immersed in her community.
Follow her Instagram for the latest updates in her career, family life, and the causes she supports. Alyssa often provides useful information, such as how to call your local member of Congress to let your voice be heard.

Amber Hubert is an independent creator and not a representative of Bing or Microsoft.

Written byAmber HubertAmber Hubert
Amber Hubert is a writer, storyteller, and cook. Her essays have been published on Salon.com, DameMagazine.com, xoJane.com, Primemind.com, and in the LA Times. She is a frequent contributor to Slickdeals.net and a freelancer for a Microsoft project. Amber can be seen around Los Angeles performing at The Moth and various other storytelling shows. She is currently working on her first novel, '8 Grand.'
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