Mindful readers share what allows them to feel empowered, and how they carry that power into the world.
Mindful magazine readers share what helps them embody their unique power and confidence.
What Makes You Feel Empowered?
“I feel most empowered when I drive down the 110 Freeway. I belt out show tunes and visualize singing to an audience of thousands.”
– Grant G.
“I feel empowered when I surrender. Letting go of expectations and trusting the universe is liberating and empowering!”
“When I stand up for myself.”
“Knowing I always have choices! Making simple, positive choices every day to build my physical, mental, and spiritual muscles yields big results and makes me feel empowered.”
– Kristen K.
“Noticing the signs of progress or healing in both body and mind.”
“I feel empowered when I finally verbalize my feelings, my dreams, my goals. By putting it out there I release some of my insecurities about whatever it is and can pursue my dreams and goals.”
– Jane W.
“When I acknowledge my capabilities. When I take accountability. When I give myself compassion. When I am being present.”
“When I see the ‘oh I get it’ look in a student’s eyes after helping them.”
“Smile of a loved one.”
How empowered do you feel?
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