How To Be More Empowered In Life
They say life is what you make of it – a simple sentence that holds valuable meaning. There’s so much this life has to offer, but taking advantage of the endless opportunities is often a challenge.
If you are at a point in your personal or professional life (or both) where you know it’s time to reach the next level, being empowered supplies the energy that will get you there. The concept may seem obvious, but becoming empowered is something you need to manifest inside yourself in order for the bounty of benefits to make a difference – even a dent – in any aspect of your life. Learning how to do it is achievable, and with practice, patience, and persistence, your newly empowered self will do remarkable things.
Let Go Of Negativity
There’s a lot going on these days that can make us feel down. Whether it’s happening in our personal lives, a workplace issue, or playing out on the world stage. There may not be a way to fix these things right now or even in the future, but how we handle them makes a great difference.
“Bad” things are everywhere – it’s inevitable. That said, there are better ways to deal with them. Rather than getting angry, aim to find something redeeming about the situation. Letting hard times eat away at you only sucks you into sadness and deep despair.
Empowerment becomes further away when negativity occupies your mind. It can be difficult to let go of negativity. This will require a rewiring of the way you think and an openness to replace your current habits with peace and problem solving skills. Your positive outlook is a tool that takes you towards empowerment, and with the energy you embrace, you’ll influence others to follow suit.
Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone
Being empowered means taking chances. Your willingness to explore and engage is instrumental in your efforts to become empowered. Holding back only keeps you stagnant, and being fearful is a deterrent to making your dreams and desires a reality. It may be daunting at first, but find it in you to make that move. Speak up. Step in. Show people you’re important. Whatever it takes to shake things up, do it. You won’t regret trying but you will wish you had seized an opportunity. You may make mistakes or mess up. These “failures” only make you stronger. Keep at it and the things you used to shy away from will give you a rush.
Empowerment is intense. It means you’re courageous and powerful. Dare yourself to do it. Accept the challenge and you’ll conquer anything.
xoxo Coach Michaela Logue