Do you have an end of year ritual? Do you take the time to take stock and plan for the year ahead?
Lots of people focus on where they need to change, bad habits that need to be broken or new ones that could be developed. But how do you assess your strengths?
Seeing our problems and weaknesses can be demoralizing but, in many cases, the very flaw being addressed contains the seeds of a talent or strength of which you’re not fully aware.
Many of us compare our “behind the scenes” with others’ “highlight reels.” A more constructive approach might be to measure ourselves against both our ‘past self’ and the ‘future self.’ For example, while I may not be exercising as much as I would like to, am I doing more than I did when I started?