Knowing yourself in the modern age is vital to happiness and success. Many are looking to build a strong sense of self and to become more in tune with themselves. One way to do so is to differentiate yourself by identifying what makes you different and basing your decisions on these traits. Another way to build a sense of self is to accept challenges as a way to grow. challenges allow us to learn more about ourselves.
- You need to figure out who you are and what you really want, and how to distinguish that from who other people think you are, what they think you want or who they want you to be.
- One good practice is to avoid giving immediate, automatic reactions to events, and instead take the time to think them through and be self-aware about them.
- Taking the time to non-judgmentally observe your reactions to things can help you get to know yourself.
“Knowing yourself and becoming confident in who you are isn’t as easy as it may sound.”