Open Your Eyes with McKay Christensen
10 months ago

S1E16 - Putting on Your Personal Power

Today, McKay brings to you another important subject — personal power. He highlights the importance of finding your personal power for an enriched life, the benefits of determination, and how learning and improving your skills can boost your personal power. As he notes, “You have the power to make your life a glorious life”, and today’s episode provides further guidance in reaching this noble goal. McKay begins with the story of Juliane, the sole survivor of the LANSA Flight 508, who against all odds, never gave up and put on her personal power in order to survive the Amazon rainforest. He also looks at settling the dispute within you in order to fuel your determination, and moves on to offer tools that help you put on your personal power and turn your weaknesses into strengths. He admonishes listeners to gain new skills, play their cards right, give themselves a new title and increase and increase their positive emotion by laughing and exercising. Once you achieve these goals, you will get to watch your life change for the better. The Finer Details of This Episode:

  • The story of Juliane, the sole survivor of the deadliest lightning-strike disaster in aviation history.
  • Settling the dispute within
  • How determination turns into personal power
  • Why you need to have personal power
  • How to put on your personal power
  • Turning your weaknesses into strengths
  • How to be a better listener
  • Walter Mischel’s Marshmallow test
  • The importance of skills and learning for self determination
  • The power of putting on a new title - Ruth’s success
  • How horoscope titles impact us
  • The power of positive emotion
  • The Losada effect
  • 3 benefits of exercise Quotes: “Have you ever felt that way in life - powerless? Waiting for the right circumstance? Hoping for things to change? Wishing life was different?” “Should I continue or give up?” “Your determination does not often result in some huge, perfect immediate solution, but a small stream of opportunity.” “You are of more value than your past performance and you're greater than your habits.” “You are equipped, able and fortified to make an amazing contribution still in this life and your talents are needed.” “Everyone can find their personal power.” “The more skills I learned, the more I wanted to put them into practice, and the more I put them into practice successfully, the more I wanted to learn, each time gaining personal power.” “The biggest barrier to success in almost any endeavor is powerlessness, negativity, and helplessness.” “If we see ourselves in a certain way, we gain personal power.” “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be?.... As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” “There is great value in disaster. All our mistakes are burned up. Thank God we can start anew.” “The medicine of laughter is a miraculous thing.” “Small streams lead to rivers, and rivers lead to your end goal. ” Show Links: Open Your Eyes with McKay Christensen