As I have been playing with this concept of acknowledgement, I find myself automatically labeling what I am acknowledging as good, more so than as bad. Being of a curious nature, I began to ask what that was all about. What was GOOD about that experience, that choice, or that situation? What does good really mean?
As I explored further, I found that by going beyond GOOD, I found a treasure of information that I could connect to on a more energetic and empowering level.
As one begins to acknowledge self or others, a dynamic follow up is to be in question. Whether acknowledging what is working or what isn’t, asking questions will empower one to access more possibilities and exercise the freedom to choose for oneself.
In the situation of self-acknowledgement asking questions will lead into more awareness. For example, if I acknowledge that I made a choice that worked for me, following it up with a question can lead to making more beneficial choices. Getting to where we are free to make choices the work for us is our ultimate target. Asking questions will offer choices from which to choose and as questions are asked, one will get a sense of which choices will give us what we are truly asking for and the choice will be made from knowing that goes beyond our what our minds or brain can tell us. Here are some examples.
Last week I invited readers to engage in a tool called acknowledgement. The feedback I am getting is that people feel resistance to acknowledging themselves. I too, felt that way when I first started. What if there were a way to make it easier? Here are couple of tips that you can use:
In this Empowered Living series, we will be going through the elements that contribute to empowered living. These tools can be applied to anyone who wants to show up and be more of who they truly BE! Stay tuned as we work our way through the alphabet with dynamic tools for phenomenal living.
A is for Acknowledgement, a vital element in connecting to ourselves as well as to others. Acknowledgement is something most people don’t feel comfortable with and therefore miss out on just how vital it is for self-empowerment, as well as empowering others.
What acknowledgement isn’t:
It isn’t praise, compliment, affirmation, recognition, thanking or cheering. These all have their own place and time.
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