Mmmmm, not really.
Only by asking this question can you find the real you and what you want to change or improve.
So, if you wrote down your good points and your bad points and asked a friend/partner to do the same for you, would the answers be an exact hit? Do you think both your answers would be completely honest and truthful? I would surmise that they probably would not match. The other factor is that most of us are self-critical and would write down our dislikes as opposed to our likes, no? And the friend in the equation would probably be more graceful with their answers. But, by doing this simple exercise you can find out some really interesting information, and build on it, if you wish.
OK, lets say you group your positives and the negatives on two separate pieces of paper. Firstly go through the positives and see if there are any you are unsure of, study these and list how you feel the positives could be justified. Give yourself examples of when your positive trait shone. If you are struggling you might need to call on your friend to help. That list of positive achievements is your testimony, proof that you have some great qualities to be proud of.
Now visit your negative list.
Again, is it a true reflection of you? Are you really looking at your personality or are you looking at your appearance? Are there any major discrepancies on your list compared to your friends?
Now take every negative point and change it! Changing them, one by one, from; “I don’t like” negatives into ”I want” positives.
So if you listed, “I don’t like being shy” change it to “I WANT to be confident”. If you wrote down “I am stressed” change it to “I WANT to feel more relaxed”
Most people’s negative list will be far more lengthy than the positives, as us humans really do know what we dislike. But by looking at your dislikes you will be one step closer to realising what you do like and exactly what you want.
To take it to the next level, you can do this exercise with any aspect of your life, by simply starting with an ”I don’t like” or “I don’t want” list and changing each dislike into an “I want”, until you have a great big want list – don’t forget to put your positive list and your want list in a place where you can read it every day.
The Law of Attraction theory, which is not a compulsory ”must believe law” for the purpose of this exercise, is if you know your wants, and you think on what you want, opportunities will automatically present themselves to you.
But then the act of focusing on the more positive aspects, by changing the way you view your negative issues, fires up your inspiration, giving you your own ideas and sparks of brilliance, which will in turn give you the strength, enthusiasm and confidence to go for what you want………………And like most things in life, if you are positive, you stay focused and you believe in your goals then anything is possible.
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