• Empowerment

    Personal Empowerment Exercises


    The following techniques and exercises can help to support you during the self-empowerment process. Find the ones that suit you, and practice them regularly!

    • Journaling -Keeping a record of your progress enables you to see how far you’ve come – and to remember where you went wrong!


    • Cognitive restructuringChallenging the beliefs that underpin a sense of powerlessness can enable you to view your situation in a different light.


    • The ABC Technique -enables you to see the consequences of negative thought patterns, and to become more optimistic.


    • Affirmations Repeating positive thoughts to yourself can give you a greater sense of well-being and self-belief.


    • Exercise -Take a walk. Go for a bike ride. Work out at the gym. When your body feels good, you feel good. And when you feel good, you’ll feel more powerful.


    • Wannabe Find an inspirational role model. Learn how this person overcame his or her own challenges – if they did it, so can you.


    • TalkIf you need an instant boost, talk to a therapist, supportive friend, or colleague and let them tell you how great you really are!