Cindy power pose. Saigon hotel, 2017. Cindy with elbows flared outwards.

Inner Power

Dear friend,

A philosophical idea: I think to live the best life possible, we must seek to empower ourselves to the maximum possible extent — to maximize our energy, self-confidence, and inner-power.

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What is inner power?

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To me, inner power is this:

  1. Knowing you have the ability to change yourself, and change the world for the better.
  2. Having the physical strength to move a lot, interact with confidence, and to expend your energy with little fatigue.
  3. Creating things you desire —things which might exist in your mind.

How to cultivate your own inner power

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With inner power, we can cultivate it within ourselves. Some ideas:

  1. Acknowledge your strengths and talents. No matter who you are or what your background is, you have strengths or talents you’ve cultivated over the years.
  2. Acknowledge you can continue developing your strengths. For example if your talent is photography, recognize you can continue to improve your photography!
  3. Develop your strengths independently; don’t do anything that requires the approval of someone else.

The power is within you

Cindy power pose. Saigon hotel, 2017. Cindy with elbows flared outwards.

The great thing is this:

You already have the power within you!

Your task: don’t dim your own inner flame, don’t censor yourself, and never compromise. Who knows how many more talents lay hidden inside you, disguised!



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