5 Easy Ways To Know Yourself Today

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To know who you are, you must face yourself. You must face your fears. You must face your failures. You need to know yourself before you can know others.

Here are 5 easy ways to know yourself today:

You must pay attention to your life.

Pay attention to how you live your life. If you are doing something that is against your values, stay away from it. Socrates said, “Beware the barrenness of a busy life.”

Accept what you don’t know.

It is okay to admit what you don’t know. “It is better to be a fool for a moment than to be a fool forever.” According to Socrates, “One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing.”

Learn how to think for yourself.

To know yourself, you must learn to think for yourself. It helps you to connect with yourself. As Socrates once said, “To find yourself, think for yourself.”

Believe in yourself.

If you want to get anything done in your life, you must believe that you can do it. According to William Faulkner, “Others have done it before me. I can, too.”

Live your life.

Live your life to the fullest. You have only one life to live, why not enjoy it? Socrates said many years ago that, “An unexamined life is not worth living.” And Henry James said, “Live all you can- it’s a mistake not to.”

Live your life. Do not try to be who you are not. Be honest with yourself and others. If you can do that, you can deal with yourself.

‘If You Want To Stay In Control, Stay In The Present.’

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If you want to control your life, if you want to take charge of your life, stay in the present. Because you can only control what is happening right now.

“Your fears are all about losing control. If you want to stay in control, stay in the present instead of projecting into the future.”- Lucinda Bassett

You can control the present, not yesterday, not even tomorrow. If you try to control what you did yesterday, you are only adding more problems to your problems. Yesterday is gone, let it go.

Focus on right now. Focus on today. Live in the present, not in the past. The past has nothing to offer, only history.

Make your own history by living in the moment.