Personal Power and the Struggle to Save Myself

It has been brought to my attention lately that there are two types of people when it comes to personal power. There are those that have it, crave it, want more of it. And there are those that believe they have no power over themselves or anything in their lives.

I have been the latter for 33 years.

Someone said to me recently that the reason for doing something that hurt me was that they craved power. I loved that they owned it. Some people don’t even know that they have that problem. But it got me thinking as to all the…




Pronouns: they/them/their + Email: + URL: + IG: @jude_catapano_art

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Walk the Fine Line Between Chaos and Order

December 16 | Make things right

5 reasons to be hopeful and how we can all do our part to ‘flatten the curve’​

Sometimes, Boring Is Good!

Interview with Dr. Fatima Imam

The transformation within: how you can make change happen

Overcrowding Your Inner Circle Can Cause You Trouble

Learning and me: A love story

My first school pic

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jude Catapano

Jude Catapano

Pronouns: they/them/their + Email: + URL: + IG: @jude_catapano_art

More from Medium

The Great Burner of Bridges

Healing Day 4. Believe You Can Heal.

Every thought we think is creating our future. ~Louise Hay

finding resilience through recovery and non-linear healing

The Worst of All Days