Personal Development Goals To Consider

What to Consider When Writing Down Your Personal Development Goals

There is a good person inside each and everyone. Sometimes, other people’s personalities are masked by their arrogance or selfishness, which is why it is all that others see.

Fortunately, a certain circumstance or situation can lead to a personality change.

People can change for the better if they so desire.

It may take time and extreme effort but it can be done. Personality development is evolving, just as change is constant. There is always room for improvement, personality included.

You might consider these personality development goals for yourself. All these are geared towards improving your life.

Evaluate your Character and get rid of Bad Habits

This goal is easier said than done. It can be hard to get rid of bad habits because they have been ingrained deep in your personality.

But if you stop and take stock of your life, you can actually do something to change it.

Getting rid of bad habits will improve you as a person. In turn, your life will be improved for the better. You can try to rid yourself of the habit of being always late, for example.

It is rude to let other people wait for you.

You are wasting their precious time by not showing up on time. To change that, you can try to wake up earlier. And you might try sleeping earlier so you won’t have to wake up late.

Communicating Well

Despite the fact that people talk to each other every day, communication is still hampered.

There are times when people fail to express their real feelings to others.

If you think of really successful people, you will realize they know how to talk well.

They are persuasive and charming and can sway people to believe in what they are saying.

If you are a bit shy, learn how to communicate better.

Learn to look people in the eye during a conversation. But more importantly, become a good listener.

You must also learn to empathize.

When you relate to what people are saying they become interested what you have to say. Being courteous should never be forgotten. Being polite and minding your manners counts. Be updated and knowledgeable, it is very valuable when communicating with others.

Learn to Adapt

Any person will encounter all types of situations in his lifetime. Some are favorable while others may be unfavorable or unpleasant. The same goes for people. There will always be people you will not like or approve of. But that does not mean you have to avoid them.

A person with great personality is able to deal with anything.

He can adjust his behavior to anyone, anytime and anywhere. No one can live alone, so you must learn to survive with others.

And because not everyone has the same personality as yours, there will times when ideas and characters will clash.

In that case, you can be the bigger person and give in.

The development of your personality depends on your attitude and outlook in life.

Taking a look inside at your good and not so good qualities and see where simple changes can be made to start improving your life.

Making small changes in yourself does not have to take alot of effort if you believe in yourself.

Does Your Relationship Deserve A Little TLC

Does Your Relationship Deserve A Little TLC

Is there a relationship so true and pure that there isn’t a conflict from time to time?

Maybe.  But it’s doubtful.  No matter who is involved in the relationship a clash is sure to occur occasionally.

It could be a difference of opinion with your spouse, a friend, your children, a teacher or even your minister.  Life is filled with opinion and not all those opinions are going to agree with yours.

That’s when you need to reach down deep and summon your TLC, or tender loving care.  We’ve heard about TLC most of our lives and have expressed a need for it more than once.

It might be good to add a U to TLC making it TLCU.  The U is understanding.

One of the first steps in improving relationships is understanding the problem.  Once you understand the problem or the underlying cause of the disagreement then you’re more likely to be generous with your TLC.

You may remember the movie that expounded the philosophy that love means never having to say you’re sorry.  Others have said if you love someone you wouldn’t have hurt them in the first place.

No one is always totally right and no one is always totally wrong.

Step back and view the problem through your friend’s eyes and heart.  They probably feel as you do that they are right and you are wrong.  When you take this perspective you grasp the situation from a different angle and broaden your ideas and ideals.

Remember, it must be about more than being right.  Sure, it may be a matter of pride but if you truly respect the other person then just being right is not enough.  You must respect your friend’s dignity and self-respect.  They expect and deserve your empathy just as you deserve theirs.

Truly empathize with the other person with more than just words.  It’s easy to say that you understand how they feel but if it’s only words you’re saying then you’re no closer to improving the relationship than you were.  If there is something physically you can do then do it.  If the argument is about something tangible bring it into play to show your sincerity.

Listen to what they have to say and communicate.  Communicate in a positive and tender way without being accusatory.  Even if you’re certain they’re wrong, don’t make them feel responsible.  Keep it positive and happy.  Let them explain the disagreement from their point of view.  Remember, it’s about more than just being right if you value the relationship.

Show your appreciation and express forgiveness.  To forgive another is to be forgiven.  There is more to life than trivial matters.  Learn to compromise.  Forgiveness and compromise takes practice.

You may want to blame others, but examine yourself.  Blame is often times a shared responsibility. Keep your expectations high. Expect to improve the relationship but be realistic.  You may have to give more than you get.  Giving TLC becomes easier with TLCU.