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(By Antonio Mulatu)

The below listed elements are characteristics of an individual who is self-aware.

  • Knows his/her strengths and weaknesses.
  • Take responsibility for his/her life.
  • Is the one who has positive self-image.
  • Believes in himself/herself.
  • Strive for personal growth (social, economical…)
  • Has a vision.
  • Pay sacrifice to attain his/her goal.
  • Never try to resemble others.

Further, to be one’s life leader these two key elements are decisive.

A. Taking responsibility for one’s life

Facts that you should know about yourself

  • You are unique in this world.
  • You are living for purpose.
  • You have the potential to control your thoughts and wishes.
  • Your today’s thoughts have an impact on your tomorrow’s life.

To check your personality ask

  • What is my strength and weaknesses?
  • What does my self-image looks like?
  • What is my understanding about life?

B. Leading meaningful life

  • Helps to know what you are going to do and be.
  • Helps you to bounce back from challenging life.
  • Helps you to be healthy and fruitful.

What shall you do to lead purposeful life?

  • Preparing oneself to lead purposeful life
  • Believing that you can lead a better life than you are living now.
  • Leading goal oriented life.
  • Emancipating yourself from negative and harmful thoughts.
  • Keeping a promise that you made to yourself.
  • Never surrender for defeat and failure rather to take lessons from past failures.

Challenges that might appear when you start leading purposeful life.

  • Challenges that arises from inner self.
  • From people surrounding us.
  • Lack of nurturing environment.

Whatever happens never give up, walk with valor.

ይህን ጽሑፍ በአማርኛ ለማንበብ እዚህ ይጫኑ፡-