“Self discovery is the stepping stone to an INPowering life. Seek, and you will find.”
Thoughts are things
Our thoughts shape our actions. We can program ourselves for INPowerment when we select what we will think about and how we will think about living our lives.
I hope these sayings and my audio commentary about them will help you become more INPowered at home, at work, and in your community.
Let’s admit that we have our own prickly glitches that annoy others. We want to be the person others can’t get enough of instead of the one they’ve long ago had too much of.
A dream might be noble, but it will languish if it is never shared or expressed in ways that others can latch on to the idea and join the cause.
We rely on our five empirical senses to find our way around in the world. We have invented work arounds to correct impairments, but only to a point. We must become alert to our gaps in noticing information we have missed.
Every response to the question, “Why?” invites further exploration into the underlying Why. The process itself is the INPowered Way.
Wisdom is being able to recognize when we are going the wrong way, and correcting it as immediately as possible.
Reflection is looking inward and backward so we can move forward with creative energy.
Because we so love, we give unselfishly. Because we so love, we can do no less than everything that is necessary to convey the full dimensions of that love.
Since I can imagine a Santa Claus, I can imagine a world of generosity, joy, the delight of surprise, goodwill, and celebrating the child within us all.
To extend your reach is to stretch yourself beyond your usual space. Sometimes we reach beyond our comfort zone—out on the frontiers where we are likely to encounter situations we haven’t faced before.
It’s easy to say, “I’m sure things will work out.” But, I’ve noticed the most powerful form of encouragement is that which comes after listening to the needs and longings of someone.
The brain research into gratitude shows how expressing our thanksgiving turns on, what I call, the happy juices in our bodies—dopamine and serotonin.
When it comes to criticism, we relish the good, dismiss the bad, and if the news is more negative than we think necessary, we can get downright ugly about it.