It is important to be self-aware because without it, behaviors are repeated over and over again with the same result. By understanding different strategies and available options, you can choose what is most appropriate, and more important, what you are willing to do to reach your desired goal.
Change cannot happen if your behavior is self-sabotaging or self-defeating and is perpetuating the situation you want to change. An understanding, for instance, that it is difficult and uncomfortable to meet your Mr. Right at the local bar, may get you to brainstorm other venues less intimidating and more “genuine” for your personality, ie: sporting events, bookstores, political meetings, gardening classes or civic organizations. … CONTINUE READING