“This period of self-isolation has for many, been a real time of imposed self-reflection. For some it was a long overdue pause from life, for some it was just going deeper in to what you may already do. It is important to ‘know yourself’ – your patterns, beliefs, thoughts and habits, if you want to create change.
Stop, reflect and ask yourself questions. Am I happy? Am I doing what I want to be doing? Am I fulfilling my dreams? Am I living each day on purpose? Am I consciously living my life?
To self-reflect effectively we need to be hearing that background noise that we all have. We want to know what it is saying. Are you listening? Is it positive? Is it negative? Is it your own voice? Your parents? Siblings? Old teachers? Bullies from school? Friends or mentors? What are you filling your mind with? These questions are vital but can be scary if you have never asked them before.
You cannot change what you are not aware of.
Who are you when you strip away the voices of society, culture, family, friends and old nemesis?”
Read the full article here: ‘Getting to Know Yourself, 4 Steps to Productive Self Reflection,’ / Thrive Global