Self Empowerment & Authenticity Quotes to Help You Reach Your Greatest Potential
To be your authentic self means to be true to your own personality, spirit, or character. When you tune into your authenticity and let your true essence shine forth you access a tremendous source of power within that releases your true genius and creativity.
Your confidence will soar as the right people and opportunities show up at at just the right time in your life to propel you forward on the right path you were meant to follow to achieve your goals.
To connect to the authentic you and all the blessings and gifts you possess you must first start by developing your intuition.
Intuition is the gateway to the authentic self
How to connect to your authenticity and power: Find time each day to gift yourself some quiet private moments to just “be.” Breathe and observe your thoughts, feelings and nudges. Be especially mindful of the “nudges” that repeat themselves day in and day out. These nudges come from your intuition, that wise part of you that “knows” and is trying desperately to communicate to you that you listen to it.
Listening each day like this you will find you become more attuned to these intuitive nudges which is the language of intuition. And as you learn to understand this language you will gain clarity around what you truly wish to do in this life and who you truly wish to become. This knowledge is your destiny – your purpose and knowing what you were meant to do and what path to follow is how you become your authentic self.
Authenticity is where you will find your power
When you are authentically you the spigot on your personal power opens full force. You know yourself. You are true to yourself and your values. You have an unshakeable connection to your purpose and your mission; what it is you’re here to accomplish.
The knowing of your true self and living from this authenticity leads to having a clear vision of your mission and this is what leads to being tremendously self empowered. You are here for a purpose and you are here contribute to making the world a better place in some special way that only YOU can offer.
Connecting to your authenticity and power and making a positive contribution doesn’t mean you have to be famous either. For example, being a great parent and molding and shaping the lives of future good citizens of the world to steward the earth is a huge mission and accomplishment yet, in most cases it doesn’t involve being famous. Whatever your purpose is you are meant to share your best and do it passionately, authentically as only you can do it with an understanding that everything you do affects the world around you and every single living person in it.
You are one of a kind
No two snow flakes are alike and you too are one of a kind. To connect to your authenticity means that you have a special combination of personality traits, abilities, aptitudes, gifts and talents that no one else has in quite the same way. You are here to share this special combination which is your “blessing” with the world.
When you hear the whispers of your intuition and connect to your authentic self you connect to the “source” within which is your true power that, fire in the belly that, gives you your own special brand of charisma and magnetism and the courage, determination and perseverance to hold fast to your vision and keep going on your mission no matter what. This is true power and what it means to be self empowered.
Do not give up and do not think “this is not meant for me”
Every person has this power inside and is capable of reaching their greatest potential and making a difference. It all starts with honoring those little nudges and listening. And for every person you see on the world stage that you call “great” it all began the same way which should give you enormous hope because if they can tap into their true power and do it so can you!
If you think having a purpose and mission is for others but not for you yet you feel that deep down you yearn to be more and that there must be more to life don’t give up and bury your feelings again. All it takes to access your power and live up to your potential is building your confidence and overriding those fears and limiting belief patterns that are holding you back. Override the limiting beliefs by using either meditation, affirmations, journaling or tapping. If you feel stuck and overwhelmed by where to start work with a mentor to remove these roadblocks.
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Here are some quotes to inspire you to unearth your authentic self and empower you to reach the heights of your full potential. To your greatness!
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Do you hide from the spotlight?
Are you keeping your special gift under wraps?
There are many heart-centered entrepreneurs who are blessed with incredible gifts but struggle to fill their calendars with clients. The problem is not that they lack the skills but that they shrink from taking center stage with their gifts.
Why would someone with a wonderful gift to share shrink from stepping into the spotlight?
The biggest reason is because they have disowned their power. This is a huge problem I feel energetically around clients that no one is talking about. And, it is especially prevalent in women.
When you don’t own your power you will push away opportunities to be seen and heard and to grow into your true potential both personally and in your business.
The are many reasons awesome talented women disown their power and hide from stepping into their full potential.
These reasons run the gamut from low self esteem, low confidence, body image issues, perfectionism, people pleasing, fear of rocking relationships by outshining partners, siblings, parents or friends, to a belief that they are frauds and not worthy of declaring their expertise, talents and gifts. I completely understand and empathize with women who hide from their power because I was one those women.
I didn’t want to rock the boat with any of my relationships. I held myself back for fear of outshining others. I was a cheerleader for others to reach their full potential but shrank back from putting myself out there. It took me many years to outgrow this but I did and since then I have become an advocate for other women who are playing small to avoid stepping into their true power.
One of the greatest quotes I have ever read on this very topic was written by Marianne Williamson in her book, “A Return to Love.”
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”
I remember reading that passage and being absolutely stunned by it. Tears spilled down my cheeks as I realized that I had disowned my power just so that I would not upset anyone. In that moment something happened inside of me and I vowed that I would never again play small so that others could feel okay with themselves. I realized that was not my job. My job was to be the best I could be.
Afterward I began graduate school and later left my marriage. I was determined to change my life and take back my power.
Are you running from taking center stage in your life? Do you play small?
There’s only so long you can continue splitting yourself off from your power. At some point the angst inside at being disconnected from your authenticity will turn to anger and then possibly depression. Anger is very dangerous. It’s a danger to your health and to your spirit. The best thing you can do is to accept your gifts, your expertise and your ability to impact and transform others lives and then let your light shine as bright as it was meant to shine.
If you’re not sure that you fall in this category check out these symptoms to see if you’ve disowned your power:
1. Sabotage yourself by not following through on promises to yourself, projects or programs.
2. Have shiny object syndrome which causes you to “switch gears” by being drawn to the next big thing.
3. Trust the wrong people, don’t trust your intuition and need a lot of validation from outside of yourself.
4. Habit of getting stuck in “overwhelm” which stalls your progress.
5. Downplay your accomplishments and never celebrate them.
6. Compare yourself to others and decide what to do based on what they do.
7. Feel you don’t measure up and need further certifications.
You were given your gifts to help others and make an impact. Keeping them to yourself denies the world of your talents and light. To fulfill your life purpose and reach your full potential you simply must share who you are fully. Your frustration at being unable to break out of your income plateau depends on owning your power and stepping out from the shadows.
The world needs your greatness. Are you ready to own your power? What will you accomplish when you do?
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