Power of Presence
Each of us has a certain “presence” which is expressed through our thoughts, feelings, and emotions. Whatever we’re thinking or feeling is conveyed through our presence and is felt by everyone around us. We often notice someone with a strong presence the moment they walk into a room. Even if that person doesn’t speak, there’s a definite sense of energy or “aura” about them, whether that energy is positive or negative. People can sense our presence from our radiance because it’s through our emotions and attitude that we connect intuitively with others. That’s why it’s important that our presence is based upon who we truly are, rather than projecting a false image of what we want people to see.
Presence is an important indicator of our self-esteem and level of confidence. Having an authentic presence is exceptionally helpful before a speech, job interview, negotiations, or resolving conflicts. The better we feel about ourselves, the easier it is to feel confident and have a positive presence in front of others. When we’re calm and centered, we can develop a greater sense of presence and inner peace which leads to a happier, healthier life.