5 Keys to Emotional Empowerment

5 Keys to Emotional Empowerment

Last update: 25 September, 2020

Notable aviator Amelia Earhart said that “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”. Do you think you’re a person with enough capacity to give more? If so, these keys to emotional empowerment will interest you.

Self-knowledge is part of the emotional empowerment process. Through it, you’ll be able to increase your ability to influence. That’s the capacity to create your true reality by reaching your ideal emotional state.

Keys to emotional empowerment

Reaching your ideal emotional state means enjoying real confidence based on a healthy self-esteem. If you feel this personal power, you know who you are, your real personality, and you don’t need to prove anything to anyone.

Moreover, when a person enjoys an optimal emotional empowerment, they know that there’s a huge range of possibilities in their hands. It simply establishes equal relationships with others by setting boundaries with consideration and respect.

A happy woman in the picture who doesn't need to prove anything to anyone.

Also, if you make good use of your personal power, it will guide you with discernment. When making decisions, your intuition will have more free rein. So, you’ll feel stronger when you’re weak because you can breathe with your collective mind.

Thus, you’ll act based on your own values. Your fears will weaken. You’ll have control over your reactions and your mood.  However, reaching this level and staying there isn’t easy. That’s why we decided to give you these tips.

“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.”

-Eleanor Roosevelt-

Know your power

Start by making an objective evaluation of the leeway you have. For example, it’s easier to understand and handle emotions when they’re at their peak.

To achieve this, it’s best to set aside thoughts like: “I’m like this”, “This is the way I live”, or “I was born this way”. We all have the power to change and to improve if we really want to. This is perhaps our first power.

Make a balance

The next logical key to a good emotional empowerment stems from the previous one. It requires you to make a balance on an emotional level.

We must identify and then set aside those attitudes, reactions, and thoughts that distance us from the people that we love. We must have a balance to make us flexible in our actions. Also, we must see life on grayscales instead of seeing everything in black or white (polarized thinking).

Identify opportunities for improvement

We need to identify areas for improvement to know ourselves better. A good way to do this is through an emotional SWOT analysis. To begin, we should think about what we like and what we don’t like. This way, we’ll know how to act in situations that we like, as well as in those we don’t.

To achieve this, a good idea is to analyze our reactions to certain situations. In addition, we should take the time to think about our attitudes to know what holds us back and what makes us move forward.


Now that we have analyzed the various opportunities for improvement, it’s time to act. We have to put in motion everything that can be improved to emotionally empower us. As a result, we’ll reach an ideal emotional state.

A happy and relaxed woman reaching her optimal state.

Evaluate and correct

When we’ve finished practicing those areas for improvement, we should try to answer the following question. Are we doing the right thing? If the answer is yes, then we’re on the right path. If the answer is no, we have to make corrections until we find the appropriate way to achieve our goals.

The path to emotional empowerment isn’t simple. However, these tips may help you. When you decide to put them into practice, you should try your hardest. They’ll help you evaluate yourself to be able to go on the right path to your better self.

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.”

-Marie Curie-

This text is provided for informational purposes only and does not replace consultation with a professional. If in doubt, consult your specialist.