How To Take Back The Power In Your Life

Love, Self

Do you allow your circumstances to have power over you? Here’s how to take charge.

This may date me, but so be it. When I was growing up, I loved to watch the Brady Bunch. That crew had some catchy tunes! And funny enough, one in particular, ‘Time to Change’, has lyrics that still resonate with me today:

Don't ya see
When it's time to change, you've got to rearrange
Who you are and what you're gonna be

Do you allow your life to have POWER over you or do you have POWER over your life?  If you’re not harnessing your power, it may be time to for a CHANGE.

SHIFT GEARS

Perhaps you’re just okay with your life - your relationship status, your job, and the trajectory you’re on. You go through the motions without thinking too much about it – but in reality you’re on AUTOPILOT.

Here’s the problem. If you don’t SHIFT GEARS, you may just STAY WHERE YOU ARE.  If a pilot leaves their plane on autopilot, they’ll never get where they’re going. They’ll miss the landing and cause everyone on board to be forced to adjust their schedules, setting them back from what comes next. 

Life on AUTOPILOT can set you back FURTHER from where you want to be. 

Imagine yourself in 6 months to a year. If at that time, you’re still where you are right now, there’s a good chance you’ll be LESS satisfied and feel even MORE stuck in a rut. Your mental health may even suffer, leading to depression or anxiety. 

So why wait? It’s time to SHIFT GEARS. Go for bigger and better. You’ll find fresh energy, a fresh approach, and a new path. 

TAKE BACK YOUR POWER

When you read the word POWER – you may see it in a NEGATIVE light, like something or someone that takes over in a forceful way. But the POWER I’m talking about is a person or thing of great ENERGY and STRENGTH.

When you have POWER over your life, you have the internal ability to connect and discover new things

At The ReLaunch Co. and our growing community, The ReLaunch Collective, we help our clients find PATHS OF POSSIBILTY. If your current path is covered up with the weeds of life it may be hard to see. Your goal is to clear the path. When you do this, you take back the POWER over your own life. More than that, you can be a POWERHOUSE of POSSIBILITY. How good does that sound?

So let’s take back your POWER – and lean into the possibilities.

START REARRANGING

WHO or WHAT are you giving your own POWER to right now? 

-Is your relationship just not working? 

-Are you in a position at work that’s going nowhere? 

-Is online dating an endless cycle of dead ends?  

When you’re ready to RELAUNCH into a quality of life only YOU can imagine - or reimagine - that’s POWER. But that requires making some changes. It’s time to REARRANGE who you are and who you want to be. 

But here’s the key – this doesn’t start on the OUTSIDE. You have to begin with your own BEHAVIOR. You need to REARRANGE your own actions. Be the change you want to see in your own life. 

CLEAR YOUR PATH OF POSSIBILITY

If you feel that someone or something is standing in the way of your best life, it’s time to clear your PATH OF POSSIBILITY. Here’s how:

-ENVISION what you want your life to look like. 

-LET GO of what you think you DESERVE and focus on what you can GIVE to improve things. 

-Commit 100% to this change in YOURSELF first. 

When you give more of what YOU want, the other party – be it a superior at work or a spouse - will feed into that. And their ACTIONS will start to align with your EXPECTATIONS.

And if they don’t? You won’t be able to take back your POWER. You’ll continue to give it away, DRAINING yourself of possibilities. 

YOU CAN BE A POWERHOUSE OF POSSIBILITY

How is your INTERNAL power meter? It’s time to stop GIVING IT AWAY. Don’t let life suck you dry of your power. Take it back and be the powerhouse of your life. 

When my clients REARRANGE their attitude, they become their own POWERHOUSE OF POSSIBILITY. And you can, too. The key is to take a step in the direction you want to go. 

Today, think about the ONE PLACE you feel STUCK. Then do ONE THING to change the dynamics of your situation. This may seem small, but small steps can lead to huge results.

Once you do, join my Facebook group at The ReLaunch Effect and let us know how it’s going. 

At The ReLaunch Co., we’re ready to help you find your BEST LIFE. Feeling stuck? Take our FREE quiz now! And don’t miss our 7 DAY UNSTUCK CHALLENGE to help you take back your POWER today.  

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Hilary DeCesare is the Founder and CEO of The ReLaunch Co. She’s appeared on ABC’s The Secret Millionaire and on major news outlets such as CBS, ABC, Fox, Huffington Post, and Yahoo, and offers several ReLaunch courses and coaching. To connect with her directly or for media requests please email hello@therelaunchco.com

This article was originally published at The ReLaunch Co - www.therelaunchco.com. Reprinted with permission from the author.

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