If you really want to affect a change– big or small, in your own life or in the life of another– it is essential to master the art of influence and empowerment.
So, how do you do this?
It begins with the act of listening. The single most important gift we can offer anyone is the gift of being heard; listening is the cornerstone of every relationship.
You’ll know, if you’ve read some of my other articles, that I’m a firm believer in paying close attention to your thoughts. Thoughts can regulate emotion which can change the chemistry of your body. And yet, for as powerful as your thoughts are, they are nothing without action.
Many people suffer from low self-esteem. This is especially true of the vulnerable child and teen groups. For some, battling low self-esteem can feel like being on a hamster wheel. Going round and round with little result. If this sounds familiar, rest assured, you’re not alone and there’s something you can do about it.