Self Awareness

Self-awareness is the conscious knowledge of your own character, feelings, motives and desires. In other words, it is understanding who you are and why you do the things you do. Self-awareness is the basis for all personal growth.

In Every Disappointment Lies Opportunity

Written by on June 26, 2017 in Adaptability, Self Awareness with 37 Comments
In Every Disappointment Lies Opportunity

~ Wherever you have hopes or expectations, there is a risk of disappointment. You fell short of reaching an important goal; the bonus you were counting on didn’t come through. A trusted friend let you down, or someone you like didn’t return your feelings. Maybe you didn’t receive birthday wishes from someone you care about. You […]

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When Was The Last Time You Evaluated Your Priorities?

Written by on June 19, 2017 in Accountability, Self Awareness with 26 Comments
When Was The Last Time You Evaluated Your Priorities?

Can you remember what your priorities were 10 years ago? There would have been fundamental issues of course like family, a home, your health and achieving success in your chosen field. Maybe you were still searching for your purpose in life, dreamt of taking a year off to travel or starting your own business. Chances […]

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How to Have Conversations That Matter

Written by on June 12, 2017 in Breaking Barriers, Self Awareness with 28 Comments
How to Have Conversations That Matter

~ Chances are you’ve heard all the standard advice on how to communicate, especially if you’ve ever worked in management or sales … look the person in the eye, think of interesting topics to discuss in advance, look, nod and smile to show that you’re paying attention, repeat back what you just heard or summarize […]

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Reflections on What it Means to Live Authentically

Reflections on What it Means to Live Authentically

~ The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are. ~ Carl Jung The notion of being “authentic” has been kicked around so much it’s become something of a buzzword. But hype aside, the question remains, just how do we find that special place of truth within ourselves? Seriously, have you ever […]

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Defining Moments Reveal Your True Self

Written by on May 22, 2017 in Self Awareness with 45 Comments
Defining Moments Reveal Your True Self

~ If I were to ask you to list the most defining moments in your life so far, what would you include … graduation, marriage, the birth of your children, possibly a traumatic event such as the loss of a loved one? Today I’d like to challenge your thinking a little by taking a closer […]

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The Problem of Settling for “Good Enough”

Written by on May 1, 2017 in Confidence, Self Awareness with 24 Comments
The Problem of Settling for “Good Enough”

~ Change is a constant theme in life. We set goals and pick inspiring words and themes to guide us through yet another year of striving to grow on our journey to become the person we believe we were meant to be. But as time passes, we may begin to doubt our dreams or simply […]

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