The only power there is is the product of perception.
WITHOUT A FLUIDITY OF PERCEPTION THE ONLY PERSONAL POWER YOU CAN GAIN IS THAT TINY BIT OF POWER PRESCRIBED BY THE LIMITATIONS OF YOUR VIEW OF THE WORLD. YET IN ORDER TO GAIN A FLUIDITY OF PERCEPTION YOU MUST FIRST CLAIM THE POWER THAT IS WITHIN YOUR GRASP. WITHOUT POWER YOU CANNOT HUNT POWER.
If you are to have the power to change your perception, then you must take ownership of who and what you are at this precise moment in time, for the power always lies in the moment.
The only thing of real value that any of us have, is our perception of ourselves and of the world. This is the only power any of us have. But this is also the only power we need. Therefore, irrespective of whether you like your perception or not, whether you think it has value or not, take it, own it, for it is all you have right now.
The only way in which you can do this, is to have a level of honesty that can only come into being through an unequivocal willingness to be fully inclusive. Without that inclusiveness you will not be honest with yourself, and instead you will want to fool yourself into trying to own characteristics you do not have, and pretending to be someone you are not.