So often we hear the call to be “a leader” in life. But what does that really mean?
Does everyone who wants to be a leader have to go out and get a million followers and make a gazillion dollars and spend half of their time on TV?
Not really. What life is calling us to do is be a leader in our own lives, in our own psyche. It means standing up for ourselves in all the little ways that we give in to the voices inside our head that tell us we’re not good enough or we don’t deserve something.
Standing up for oneself is not about being an egocentric diva who demands attention from everyone around them. Rather, it is about quietly standing in your personal power, knowing that you have something to contribute to the world, and than life supports you in your journey.
We don’t necessarily have to lead other people, we just have to lead ourselves into the life we want. Not a life of glamour and riches, but a life of meaning and joy. As we allow these ideals to be our guides, we encourage others to also follow their own path to happiness.
Now that’s true leadership!