Third in a series on giving yourself an Inside-Out Makeover, this step encourages you to find your special power garment and wear it to radiate confidence and authority.
I didn't notice my new attitude until this spring. Just like the previous year, my husband gave me a shoe shopping trip for my birthday. This time it was easy to choose. I'd heard so much about the barefoot running shoes Vibrum Five Fingers, I couldn't wait to try them. It was love at first step. I felt powerful and I felt free. In touch with nature I relished feeling the earth beneath my feet. Athletic and strong I was ready for challenge. Pliant and vulnerable I quickly adapted to the varied terrain.
Wonder Woman has her unbreakable bracelets. My kids had blankies. There are days when we all could use an extra measure of self-confidence. Your power garment makes you feel invincible and keeps you safe. It's an item of clothing that makes you feel your best. It can be a signature item or your own little secret. It might be a special gift or a cherished heirloom. It's significance is your symbol of bravura. Whether it's your treasured earrings, those fabulous boots or even the most delicious perfume I'll bet you already know your power wear. Put it on the next time you need a boost. Better yet, wear it every day.