23 June 2021
What if we could make an impact in the world that created lasting and profound change?
What would you choose to influence, impact, and empower?
Imagine empowering it all with a simple switch, so simple that it is like switching on the lights in your home… What if it were that simple? What if all it took to empower the world was to empower oneself? You! A positive trigger that could domino into global empowerment!
If we have a desire to impact, to influence, to create a certain legacy of empowerment, it is necessary to start with oneself… To take an inner journey of self-discovery towards awareness, towards clarity, towards self-empowerment.
Know what triggers you, what hinders you, what entices and creates ownership for you, whilst also building that which gives you most passion, most satisfaction, and most growth towards your ultimate purpose.
When we consider where to begin, we could very easily turn to self-pity, to the limiting beliefs that we are not good enough, not worthy, or a form of imposter syndrome may ultimately creep in and cause self-sabotage… This doesn’t align with creating and sustaining real and meaningful change-feeling bad, dejected, having not realized the essence of who you truly are and what your ultimate purpose is doesn’t change anything and certainly doesn’t empower you towards positive action. Avoid becoming overwhelmed; carrying the world’s problems on your shoulders, worrying about things that are out of your control and overthinking will not empower change but instead will plunge you into procrastination and possible despair.
Focus instead on how you dedicate your time, enable yourself to say ‘no’ when appropriate; this will take reflection and strength of resolve to follow through, with self-compassion, reflection, and mindfulness, creating a positive mental state. By taking care of your wellbeing, you in turn can be better placed to serve others.
Build yourself into the person you are purposed to be, review and remove areas of negativity… emotions, limiting beliefs, past trauma; free the person within who aspires, with passion, to impact on a global scale. Align your values to your affirmations and goals and don’t limit yourself, DREAM BIG, THINK SMART, ENGAGE SMART and PLAN SMART. Play to your core strengths, those skills and attributes that ring true for you and that make you who you are and work those to the full; in doing so you may just meet your true self and enable yourself to build pathways to arenas and disciplines you never dreamt were possible, empowering you to new heights of knowledge, presence and authority, becoming resilient, agile and creating faith in the journey, your journey! A journey which seeks an energized connection and engagement with those who are like-minded, Your Community, Your Tribe!
As you reach that state of becoming, renewing one’s identity, aligning self with purpose, what then? Well… that’s the next chapter of your journey, of learning, unlearning and relearning areas that will enable you to continually grow, to continually impact and to continually empower those around you one by one, group by group, and who knows… perhaps even empowering the world!
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