How can you realistically set goals, go about life and have successful relationships if you don't know who you are or what you want? You really can't.
Not knowing yourself will lead to confusion and wasting much time in hit and miss situations.
We tend to underestimate the importance of knowing ourselves. Many of us go through each day reacting to events and just getting by rather than making conscious choices based on who we are and what we want.
When we don't know where we are headed it's hard to set goals, get motivated and determine the best course of action. Before we can do any of these things we must establish who we are.
To know yourself:
Two powerful tools I found exceptionally helpful are the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MTBI) and The Enneagram.
Not only do these tools help you understand yourself better and what drives some of your behaviors, they also help you understand and get along better with others.
The MBTI is often used in
employee training, marriage counseling and personal
Some fun quizzes to take include:
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