Awakening Presence

My Journey to Inner Power

Kathryn Eriksen
Change Your Mind Change Your Life

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Photo by Jayden Yoon ZK on Unsplash

I ignored my presence for many years, always thinking that I would succeed if I just pushed harder, worked longer, or showed up like the guys around me.

Little did I realize that I had bought into a system designed by men for men to succeed. Women who tried to join the club were not encouraged (or allowed into the inner sanctum), no matter how hard we tried or how good we were.

I finally woke up to the fact that I was just as powerful and accomplished as any man, but I had to do it my way.

I grew tired of feeling like the “other,” the person on the outside, the one who was left out. No matter what I did, no matter what course or training I took, I still did not succeed.

For one simple reason — it was on their terms, not mine.

How I found My Own Source of Presence

I finally looked long and hard in the mirror and saw a person with potential, infinite possibilities, and abundance. The problem was that I used the outside world as the measuring stick instead of following my internal guidance.

I stumbled on meditation by accident. I was attending a personal growth workshop and the teacher announced that we would meditate for 20 minutes of silence. When the teacher began the…

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Kathryn Eriksen
Change Your Mind Change Your Life

Empowered Women’s Wealth Coach. Spiritual Writer. Inspiring Speaker. Mindfulness & Meditation Teacher. Join me at https://bit.ly/38lXwt2 and EmpoweredWay.com.