I shared a quote I learned from a new friend, @mikimou5e on Instagram recently. Daisaku Ikeda's wisdom is more true today than ever. I believe that we all have unique superpowers and make our lives and the world better by owning, honoring and stewarding them. Every class I teach, my intention is to illuminate the power that is already in our hands.
Think about it. Every product you use, each experience you enjoy was created by someone else. Another human with an idea, a talent, a skill. The end result usually comes through some kind of irritation, loss or pain.
As you read this, I want to invite you to consider your superpowers. I was talking with a gifted artists who began to diminish the quality of her work because of the speed with which it happens. I reminded her that superheroes leap buildings in a single bound--we all have innate abilities that are normal to us, yet they are amazing feats to those around us.
A Superpower Practice
As you prepare for whatever is next in your life, consider the following questions:
What are my superpowers? (In other words, what comes quickly and naturally to me that requires more effort for everyone else?)
How am I contributing my superpowers right now?
How are my superpowers generating energy back to me in a life-giving way?
As one of my favorite teachers Benjamin Zander says, "You are a contribution." How would our days be different if we moved in that knowing?
If you are feeling a little foggy, it may be good to consider learning about the Enneagram Types and taking a free test to discover your type. Click here to read my experience with the Enneagram.
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