I recently watched Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings docu-series on Netflix and fell in love with it. In this series, Dolly shares her life experiences and songs in a powerful, moving way. No matter whether you’re a die-hard Dolly fan, you can definitely learn so much from this inspirational series. Here are 6 meaningful takeaways from Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings.
1. You need to work on yourself before you can really experience life.
In the first Heartstrings episode, we meet a girl named Jolene. She wants to become a musician, but she soon discovered that she should work on her fix self-esteem before she can achieve her goals.
2. No matter what happens, family connections matter.
In the second episode, we meet a dad who spent years feeling disconnected from his kids. Later on, the children realize that no matter what challenges they face, family is family.
3. Four-legged friends provide lifelong blessings.
One episode features a group of girls who bond over a dog named Crackerjack. Crackerjack not only touches each of their lives, but he also brings the group closer together. The adorable dog shows us how much pets can bless our lives.
4. It’s OK to be exactly who you are.
Another episode introduces us to a young man named Tyler. When Tyler attends his sister’s wedding, he worries about telling his family that he identifies as gay. He later realizes that hiding his true identity feels silly when his family is so supportive. We should all feel comfortable enough with ourselves to always stay true to who we are.
5. You can’t help who you fall in love with.
The episode “Down from Dover” centers on a young girl who falls in love with an older man who served in the Vietnam War. Although their friends and family are against the age difference in the relationship, the couple could care less. In spite of what people think, the couple is happy with their love.
6. Everyone’s struggles tell a story.
We discover numerous stories throughout the Heartstrings series. Each character faces a variety of different obstacles, but they overcome their challenges and provide us with countless lessons.
We learn many valuable lessons Dolly Parton’s Netflix series, Heartstrings. No matter your life circumstances, Heartstrings can help you cope and show you that you aren’t alone. So curl up on the couch and start streaming this phenomenal Netflix series now!
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