Do You Give Away Your Power?

As you move through each day, there are many moments of choice. In fact, your whole day is made up of choices. The question is, are you consciously choosing your course of action, or are you submitting to the whims and wishes of others without taking in to account your own needs and desires? For example, when someone unexpectedly asks for your time, do you automatically do whatever it is they ask, even when you are already quite busy? Or do you honor your self and your own priorities? In a situation like this, you may wish to take a deep breath before answering and decide if it is best to assist them or best to continue with your original plans.

 No matter which decision you make, you may be stepping into your power or giving it away – it all depends on your feelings about it.

If you choose to assist them because you’d like to help out and you feel better about helping them than not helping them, then you are working with your power. If you choose to help them because you feel that ‘you have no choice’ and you feel angry or resentful about it, then you have just chosen to give your power away. Note this: they didn’t take your power, you gave it away. The key is to recognize when you have made a choice that engages your power or deflates it. How do you know if you have given your power away? It’s all about your feelings. Your feelings are your divine guidance system in action. To hold your power, always choose that which makes you feel good. It’s a no-nonsense, practical and supportive way to live as the powerful woman you were born to be.

Feel your power and choose wisely. Now, that’s Powerful!

Want to meet some women who feel their own power? Attend a Powerful You! meeting and connect with our inspiring members.

Empower other women! Do you have a story to share that will help others? Contribute your story and author with us in our next anthology book.


Want to use this article? You can. Simply use the article in its entirety, leave all links intact and include the following info about the author. Thank you!

About the Author:  Sue Urda is an Author, Speaker, Inspirer and Co-Founder of Powerful You! Women’s Network and Powerful You! Publishing, She was named twice on Inc. Magazines list of the 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies and is the author of three books, Powerful Intentions Everyday Gratitude, Women Living Consciously and Empowering Transformations for Women. Sue’s vision is to contribute to a global consciousness of women helping women succeed in business and in life and to open them to truth of who they are.

More Like This…


Submit a Comment

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.


You have Successfully Subscribed!

Get Sue's 21 Day Feel Good Challenge

Yes, I understand that by completing this form I agree to receive emails from Powerful You! Publishing and can unsubscribe at any time. I agree to the Privacy Policy.

You have Successfully Subscribed!