Growth takes place when you open your heart and mind to be tolerant of others and nurture a spirit of compassion and empathy with them. You can grow into the finest version of yourself when you are willing to do the work. You must begin with wherever you are today and think of reaching your peak potential.
For getting into your finest self, you must be aware of what stands between where you are now and where you want to go. Following are the few ways to become self-aware in order to become more intentional with your personal growth:
Reflect on your choices:
For self-growth, you need to make time for reflection on your choices and mistakes. Once you make time for knowing where you stand by dropping the distractions, you become aware of what is going inside you. You can use mindfulness and meditation practices to become more aware of the beliefs and thoughts that dominate your life. Once you get connected to yourself, you get a better sense of who you are.
Know your core values:
This is the most crucial step for improving your life i.e. knowing your core values. You must know what beliefs and values are most important for you because it serves as a compass for your decision to make daily choices. For becoming the finest version of yourself, you need to determine your core values and assess whether you are living your life in alignment with the values you have set or not.
Know your strengths and weaknesses:
Every human has certain strengths and weaknesses and often times these natural talents go unnoticed. But for improving your life, you must know what qualities do you possess and what are the areas you are weak at. It is because once you know the areas that need improvement; you will dedicate more efforts in making things better,
You need to know that the choices you make in your daily life impact your life. Asking yourself what choices influence your life and what habits help you grow can help you move forward with your actions. You can create a certain lifestyle with your habits and lead a happier life.
Ask other people:
You may not trust the answers you get from yourself about the progress you are making but you can ask other people to know what’s going on. Ask from the people who are closest to you and they will reflect on the progress you have made.