Personal Growth Leads to Personal Fulfillment
No matter where you live on the planet, most of us have a desire for these things; peace of mind, well-being, and stability. When you take the time to invest in yourself, you create a platform for all of those, including growth and enormous possibilities! And not just the material kind, but the foundation for living a life that brings fulfillment and joy.
Personal growth comes about when you work to improve yourself. You can promote this growth in a variety of ways, such as; knowledge, education, actions, mindset, and character. I mean, who doesn’t want to experience the benefits of improvement, right? I believe no one has an excuse NOT to improve themselves, regardless of age. What I know for sure is that you are NEVER too old to learn how to improve yourself. Not to mention, if you plan on staying on the cutting edge in your career, you must keep learning.
It amazes me how some people can resign to the mindset that they are too old to change, or if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, or some rationale that they don’t need to make an effort to be better, do better or evaluate whether their “current version” of themselves need an upgrade. You are not the same person you were ten years ago, no matter how the mistakes may seem similar. The latter would be an example of the need for change in mindset, behavior, or actions. One thing about the Universe is that it will always remind you of what IS or ISN’T working in your life if you pay attention.
But for those who rather get a jumpstart on their personal growth, here are four reasons to invest in yourself:
1. Power of Awareness – When you invest in your personal growth, you most certainly become aware of what needs to change or be improved. Awareness is critical because you know what isn’t working in your life or by the desire for what is missing. Awareness helps bring to light other factors such as your past, unhealthy habits, belief systems, and your way (unproductive) of coping with challenges. You must be aware of what needs to change so you can create methods to improve. Your life changes when you are aware of your blocks, needs, and solutions required to bring about growth.
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2. Opportunity to Grow – Another critical change that comes about when you invest in your personal growth is that you start to expand and flourish. You begin to see the changes and improvements physically, emotionally, and spiritually. You absorb new knowledge and acquire new skills and useful tools to propel you forward. You feel more connected, grounded, and confident about your decisions. You are better prepared to face life’s challenges, and you develop methods that continue to support your growth process. It doesn’t mean you won’t have problems or issues; it means that you become better at managing how you cope, create, and decide your solution strategies.
3. Heal Your Hindrances – We all have wounds from living life, and wounds are hindrances. Some scars are still tender from early on, and others we are still gathering along the way. Regardless of how fresh or old those wounds are, if they haven’t healed, those wounds will negatively impact your growth. Ignoring or denying them when they are still active in your life only slows down your progress or sabotages your efforts. The most important thing you can do for yourself is to acknowledge them, deal with them, and finally heal them. Do what must be done by getting the help and support you need and putting them to rest. You may not forget them, but you will change their negative impact on your personal growth.
4. Unhealthy/Outdated Patterns Change – You begin to craft a new mindset and behavioral change. Some things require more work and lots of practice. We are all different, so how you get there may be different in some ways from the next person. Positive change will occur when you make a concerted effort to change and reinforce these intentions (with tools, support, and actions). Does that mean you won’t make mistakes in the future? Nope! Does it mean you won’t have setbacks? No, it doesn’t. But you build resilience and courage and are driven towards finding your solutions. It may feel difficult at times, but you can manage your ability to cope by creating or finding options in the face of those challenges. If you do it successfully once, you feel more empowered to do it again with new challenges. It’s all about getting over that first hurdle, but you can do it!
Overall, your life improves, and you feel more encouraged when facing hard times. Whatever your goal, such as financial growth and stability, personal joy and fulfillment, or overall well-being, you will begin to see these successes steadily show up in your life. Your perspective of life changes, and you experience overall improvement.
Personal growth is one investment that pays you back a thousandfold, and there is no one way to do it. But if you are interested in expanding your personal and spiritual development for the whole Self, then join SageFroots!
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