She never gives life where it is useless, where it cannot, or will not, be utilized. On the other hand exercise increases power. To increase the size and strength of muscles we must use them. This is just as true of mental and moral faculties as it is the physical body. The only way to make the brain keen and powerful is to exercise it by original thinking. One way to gain soul powers is to give free play to the loftiest aspirations of which we are capable, and to do it systematically instead of random. We grow to be like the things we think about. Now, the reverse of this must also be equally true. To give no thought to higher things, to become completely absorbed in material affairs, is to stifle the soul, to invite spiritual atrophy.
- know one’s self;
- respect and honor the beliefs of others;
- be as trusting as you can be; and
- maintain a daily spiritual practice (i.e., spending time in nature, prayer, mediation, reading inspirational literature, yoga, mindfulness practices or writing in a journal) (Kurth, 2003).
 Rogers, L.W., Self Development And The Way to Power. Success Manual Strategist Edition 2011.Princeton Cambridge Publishing Group. Princeton, New Jersey.