5 powerful ways to empower yourself and change your life

Jul 12, 2021 0 comments



The world can be a difficult place to live. Filled with a lot of things, events, and people who might bring us down. In other words, there are a lot of things out of our control. But instead of focusing on what we can’t control, let’s focus on the one thing we can: ourselves. 


And with these 5 powerful ways, you can empower yourself and face the challenges of the world with strength. 


Knowing Your Passion


Finding what you love, and what you’re good at, are the keys to help you succeed. Because once you’ve found your passion, it will guide you to the life you’ve always dreamed of. To find your passion, think about what it is that you’d be willing to do even if you won’t get paid for it. 


Take Responsibility Over Your Life


When life knocks you down, it’s your responsibility to yourself to get back up. Blaming others, not letting go of the past, and thinking that the world owes you something, give you the mindset that only external sources dictate your future; thereby making you give up the ability to create your own destiny. Knowing that it’s yours, not anyone else’s, responsibility to change your life, is how you can take the first steps to empowerment.


Develop Self-Respect


Developing self-respect means knowing your worth, your values, and not letting others walk over you. Having this positive relationship with yourself would give you the confidence you need to grab opportunities, let go of what holds you back, and stops people from treating you badly. Building self-respect begins by setting aside some time to know yourself more and what you are capable of becoming.


Embrace Life’s Challenges


Thinking that life’s challenges are hindrances to your success can hold you back in a big way. The moment you accept that these moments you experience are a natural part of life, they will strengthen you, instead of breaking you. Realizing this would help you make the most out of any situation.


Repeat Affirmations


Thinking of success, or personal growth, would help you attract them. You may think that this is dumb advice from some bygone philosophy, but having daily reminders of what you want, or who you want to be, would make you work harder to achieve them. To do this, you could repeat self-affirmation statements like “I am capable.”, “I am enough.”, and the like, or have your own ‘vision board’.


Life is challenging. So many things can bring you down if you haven’t empowered yourself to face them. But by having a full understanding of yourself, your responsibilities, and life itself, YOU can face anything. 


━━ Written By  Alec Luigi Fernandez
━━  Photo by Natalie Hua


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