Superpower: What’d you like yours to be?

Superman – Superpowers

Did you watch Superman or a different superhero growing up? Did you ever dream of having your very own superpowers? I watched Superman growing up, never actually imagined myself having any superpowers though.

What’s your superpower?

Before one can decipher their superpower, we must first define what we mean by superpower. Most commonly superpower is referred to as supernatural abilities like flight, enhanced strength, invulnerability, or enhanced speed. Probably the best definition though is a Power that is superior or very great. Your superpower is your contribution, the role you are supposed to fulfill here on Earth. It is what you do better than anyone else. A superpower is not a skill, but a perspective, a mindset, a way of working that enhances everything you touch.

A few examples of superpowers are:

  • Endurance, strength or resilience… you enjoy challenges and use them as an opportunity to preserve.
  • Observation…
  • Speed…
  • Agility…
  • Sensitivity to what other people are thinking and feeling…
  • The power to influence your environment… You have strong persuasive skills and enjoy leading others.
  • Flying… You are willing to take risks and enjoy seeing things from new perspectives.

There are many other examples of superpowers that one might have. Some types of superpowers that are being taught to children in some areas are:

  • Courage
  • Openness
  • Humor
  • Authenticity
  • Creativity
  • Gratitude
  • Compassion

The list could go on and on. I never considered these abilities as being superpowers before. Have you?

I think it is fantastic that children are being taught that they have superpowers. Would you have that to teach your children they have superpowers? That humor, the ability to make others laugh, is a superpower. That Love, the ability to love unconditionally and easily, is a superpower. I think teaching children they have superpowers would help uplift their esteem, build their self-confidence.

As a leader you have superpowers as well. A leader’s “superpower” is their most positive and impactful personality asset. It is the part of oneself that influences, persuades and inspires others to follow. What make you shine?

Types of Superpowers

Using the above list, I would determine that I would have more than one superpower. I have Compassion, Empathy, Kindness, Love, Gratitude, and Love of Learning as my superpowers. I have an appreciation for all these abilities; however, I believe I am not influential in them at this time period in my life.

Stop and take the time to consider what your superpower might be. How would you use your superpower? Be sure to use your superpowers positively and for the benefit of others. We all have superpowers, we just never realized it. Embrace your superpower.

God Bless. Thank you for stopping by. I appreciate y’all. Would enjoy hearing from y’all, so please like, comment, and follow.

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