How does power feel in the body?
The answer is different for each person and can shine a light onto what we actually think about power. While our minds can contort every which way to come up with an answer, our bodies don’t lie.
My body gives a gritty feeling with a slight constriction in the throat and a bearing down of the body.
When I think of empowered, a totally different feeling comes up – a light bursting from my center, expansion and feeling very grounded.
A great way to determine word choices is a check in with the body.
I write everyday because it allows me to voice what is at the surface. Once that is out of my head, I can dig in another layer deeper. My daily writing practice has been my greatest exploration of self and humanity. Sign up here to receive these thought nuggets in your inbox on the daily.