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http://livingwellcounselling.ca What is Your Superpower? What is a Superpower? We often think about fictional heroes with special characteristics or abilities when we think about superpowers. These characteristics or abilities help them overcome their obstacles to achieve the goals that they have set out to accomplish. Similarly, sometimes we attribute people with modern day jobs, such as a firefighter, with heroic qualities such as bravery or strength. As with fictional heroes, superpowers can vary drastically and sometimes can also go unnoticed. For example, a fictional superhero with heightened senses might be less noticed or even dismissed compared to a fictional superhero with a more noticeable ability such as flying. Can we think of any unnoticed superpowers in our reality? What about the abilities to connect positively with children, solve logical puzzles with ease, or even the power to say or do the right things when consoling others during a difficult time? These superpowers are in no way an ability that all people possess and can be extremely valuable especially given the right situation. How hidden are your superpowers? Do you recognize what they are? http://livingwellcounselling.ca ` Why is it Important to Recognize Your Superpowers? What happens to us when our superpowers are on display? Do you feel any combinations of excitement, valuable, important, achieved, or joyful? Are there any other feelings? How motivated are we to have our superpowers on display again? Now, if we have a difficult time acknowledging or recognizing our own superpowers, how might this change how we feel about them? For example, if we dismissed our superpower of dependability as anything but special, how much are we minimizing the value of our power? How might this diminish some of our enjoyable feelings and affect the way we carry ourselves in general? Would we be less motivated, less joyful, and feel less important? When we can recognize our superpowers, we can also recognize that they can also be our kryptonite (think Superman's weakness). Our superpowers can make us vulnerable. Here are some examples of superpowers, and how they can be used against us. Superpower Potential Kryptonite Generosity Fear of saying no, or fear of caring for self at the expense of others Bravery Driven by feelings of responsibility or guilt, others may be reliant Cautiousness Missed experiences or relationships Perfectionist Difficulty letting go, exhaustion, or loneliness What to Take Away? Noticing and celebrating our superpowers can help enrich our lives in many ways. They can provide clues as to how we make meaning or purpose. For example, how well do your superpowers align with your work or personal life and how might this correlate with our sense of satisfaction in life? How much are our superpowers on display and how does this affect your own experience of life? I encourage you to reflect on your superpowers how it has made you the person that you are today. Contact Details: Living Well Counselling Services Inc. 4803 Centre Street Northwest #4, Calgary, AB T2E 2Z6 Phone:(403) 695-7911 Website: http://livingwellcounselling.ca Google Site: https://sites.google.com/site/livingwellcalgary http://livingwellcounselling.ca Google Folder: https://goo.gl/eww6E2 https://twitter.com/jennwatts https://www.facebook.com/LivingWellCounselling Related Contents: psychotherapist calgary define sense of self calgary psychotherapist calgary counsellors jennifer watts strong sense of self sense of self definition cognitive behavioral therapy calgary living well counselling couples counselling calgary christian psychologist calgary marriage counselling calgary couples therapy calgary
Living Well was created with certain values in mind. We want to help you connect with a Psychologist or Counsellor that is effective in their areas of strength and also one that is welcoming, non-judgemental & easy to work with. Whether you need to meet with a counsellor for anxiety, addictions or depression, are in need of couples therapy, anger management tools or an LGBTQ friendly therapist, one of us may be a good fit. For tips on finding the right counsellor, click here. We also strive to keep our rates lower than the set rate for most Calgary counselling agencies, and have therapists covered by benefits should you have access to extended health coverage. Contact Us (403) 695-7911.
Although Living Well is a counselling Calgary practice, we now serve clients worldwide through the advances of technology. We also offer a free 20-minute initial
Living Well Counselling Services Inc.
4803 Centre Street Northwest #4,
Calgary, AB T2E 2Z6