The Empowerment Effect is a lifelong process of becoming the best possible version of the unique creation that is YOU, with the added intention of guiding others to do the same as we all live, learn, grow and transform from the inside out.

What would our world be like if every person recognised that they have the potential to make a positive difference simply by being the best possible version of themselves?

What if each one of us was determined to make life better for even one other person, creating a ripple effect of transformation and empowerment?

The Empowerment Effect is a 9-step personal growth process focused on building an ever-expanding community of people reaching their full potential and helping others do the same.

Our overarching mantra is ‘The Empowerment Effect starts with ME’ because sustainable change must come from the inside out.

We work on ourselves first in order to become stronger and more able to inspire and support others along their road of self-discovery, if we so choose.

Imagine that you’re standing on the bank of a fast-flowing river, longing to be on the other side. The river represents life – always moving and changing.

The other side is where you can be, do and have all you want. You – in all your amazing, unique and wonderful you-ness – belong on the other side. On the other side, you are living your best life and you have the ability to guide and support others as they make their way across that river.

The Empowerment Effect provides you with 9 Steps to help you safely cross your river. These 9 Steps have been designed to support you as you begin to recognise your true value and reach for your full potential. Each Step has its own Mantra to help keep you focused.

Think of them as stepping stones to bring you across that river. Like all stepping stones, some will be bigger than others, some will be more stable, some will be harder to reach, but all lead to where you want to go.

Or maybe you’d prefer to imagine the rungs of a ladder that will bring you to a higher level?

Whatever image works for you, the 9 Steps to living your best life so you can help others live theirs are:

  1. Start where you are
  2. Create your vision
  3. Acknowledge the gaps
  4. Find your strengths
  5. Ignite your Passion
  6. Love yourself first
  7. Take Baby Steps
  8. Keep on keeping on
  9. Share the love

You will find some of these steps easier than others.

That’s normal.

Some will take longer to complete than others.

That’s normal too.

This is your personal adventure, so it won’t be the same as mine or anyone else’s’.

And that’s normal!

You simply cannot get this wrong – as long as you keep going!

There’s an old Irish tradition called Meitheal (Meh-hill) that still alive today. In rural areas, local people come together to help each other to save hay or bring home turf or complete whatever seasonal work is happening.

The Empower Effect is a bit like a Meitheal. We share our time, skills, experience, or whatever we can offer to help each other.

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying ‘a rising tide lifts all boats’ but it’s not entirely true. The rising tide only lifts the boats that can be lifted. When the tide is out all the boats are sitting on the sand. As the tide starts to come in, the boats that are broken or waterlogged or leaking are not equal to those that are watertight.

Everyone deserves the opportunity and support to reach their full potential. As we heal, grow, and learn is our responsibility to help those also want to heal, grow, and learn.

The Empowerment Effect is about making sure that all boats can rise.