Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, Canada's own 'first lady,' has had a varied career as a media personality, yoga instructor, and an inspiring activist on a variety of subjects including self-esteem, gender empowerment, mental health, and equality issues relating to women and children. She has many inspiring achievements, yet has remained charismatic, relatable, and approachable in character.

As Grégoire-Trudeau celebrates her 42nd birthday here are a few lessons we can learn from her.