Every two years you should take some time to reevaluate your life. Reflect on the goals you set out for yourself two years ago and see where you are today. Make changes where you find unhappiness or dissatisfaction. Whether it is in your job, your place of residence or in relationships with your peers, if you feel like you could be doing better, then pursue alternatives for happiness with conviction. Get to know yourself inside and out. If you find yourself stuck in life then it’s time to switch things up. Only you can control the outcome of your ambition.
Norman Vincent Peale
One of the greatest moments in anybody’s developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.
When you meet someone better than yourself, turn your thoughts to becoming his equal. When you meet someone not as good as you are, look within and examine yourself.
Whereas the average individuals “often have not the slightest idea of what they are, of what they want, of what their own opinions are,” self-actualizing individuals have “superior awareness of their own impulses, desires, opinions, and subjective reactions in general.