Are You Taking Advantage of Your Own Personal Power?

Group of women harnassing personal power in yoga class.

Do you own your personal power? Take action to secure your dreams and goals. This can be a scary thing to do when it feels unfamiliar, but it can be beneficial to you. Some find it helpful to ask themselves, “Why am I fearful about taking action to get what you want?”

Reach out to a personal counselor to learn techniques to improve your life.

Guarding Your Personal Power

In order to move toward the life you desire, you have to protect your personal power. Too often, individuals give someone else in their life access to controlling their thoughts and behaviors. For example, if you find someone in your life makes you feel bad on a regular basis, it is likely you are allowing that individual to have power. Protect yourself and manage your own thoughts.

Because, as an adult, you are in control of your time. You can establish healthy boundaries. Signs of unhealthy boundaries in a relationship include a person who stops by without calling even though you have told them you want them to call first. Or a person who schedules your time for you without asking. Clear parameters can help to build mutually respectful relationships. But it’s not always easy, it can take energy to establish and maintain healthy boundaries.

Learning to say no can be liberating. After all, if you are agreeing to task after task you do not want to do, you will likely begin to feel bitter. Having self respect is not being unkind. Stand up for yourself and build relatinships in which you feel safe, your boundaries are respected, you feel valued, and your needs are being met.

Setting boundaries is one way to attract postivity, and there are habits you can develop on your own, too. For example, notice if you are in the habit of complaining. If you are often complaining but rarely solving problems, you are giving power to the problem. When you control your attitude, you can move toward thoughtful resolutions, boosting your personal power.

Standing up for yourself means can build the life you desire and deserve. When you are mired with doubt and unhealthy relationships, you may be afraid of failing or afraid of succeeding. Build your personal power and build your courage.

Take Advantage of Your Own Power

When you have courage inside of yourself to move through the day, that means that you are using your own internal power to control yourself, your emotions, and how you respond to others.

If you struggle with using your courage to take advantage of your personal power just arrange a consultation with a presonal consultant. With an advocate by your side, you can learn to handle the failures and successes of life. You have the choice. You can gain access to your personal power.

Kendall Van Blarcom is a senior helping seniors. Contact Van Blarcom Consulting today for help with your personal problems. Or, reach out to provide support for an older adult in your life.

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