What Would Your Ancestors Think?

In trying to deal with the stress and changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the challenges my parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents faced in their lives. Reflecting on what they experienced, and survived, has helped me view the current situation in a better perspective. It has also made …

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Empowerment is External, Self-Empowerment is Internal

Empowerment is when someone has power, permission, and/or authority to do something. This often comes from outside the person. For example, our clients might empower us to make certain decisions for them. We might empower our employees to make business decisions in our absence. Laws might empower women to have more equal status in society. …

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Self-Empowerment and Equal Partnerships

In talking about self-empowerment, we often focus on ourselves. Our rights. Our responsibilities. Our choices. Our life. It is necessary to remember, though, that everything that applies to us also applies to everyone else. This means that if you are in a committed relationship, your partner is just as important as you are. The life …

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Balancing Rights and Responsibilities

We have rights. Others have the same rights. None of us has the right to harm others or to do things that could potentially cause harm, however. We have responsibilities, to ourselves and to others. We have the responsibility to keep ourselves safe. We also have the responsibility to do what we can to keep …

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Empowerment is External; Self-Empowerment is Internal

Empowerment is when someone has power, permission, and/or authority to do something. This often comes from outside the person. For example, our supervisor might empower us to make decisions related to the business. We might empower our attorney to make legal decisions for us. Laws might empower women to have more equal status in the …

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60% Off eBooks on Self-Empowerment for Women

Suddenly, we are trying to navigate in a strange, new world. Books can help. They can provide ideas on how to cope, on how to stay physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy. They can also provide a much needed temporary escape from our new real world. Through April 20, thousands of Smashwords authors, myself included, are …

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Self-Empowerment and Our Impact on Others

We need to empower ourselves to achieve the life we desire. While doing this, however, we need to remember that our actions impact others. We have the right to lead the life we want. We do not, however, have the right to take away the rights of others. We do not have the right to …

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50% Discount on Self-Empowerment for Women eBooks March 1-7

Empowerment is external. Self-empowerment is internal. Are you as self-empowered as you would like? Do you use your power to its fullest? My books can assist you in your self-empowerment journey. Sunday, March 1, through Saturday, March 7, is Smashwords “Read an eBook Week.” During this time, you can purchase any, or all, of my …

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