5 Ways to Find Yourself
Some people are born knowing exactly who they are and what they want out of life, while others struggle to work out who they are until they are much older.
If you don’t exactly know who you are or what you want but you do know that you are not totally fulfilled as things stand, below you will find five of the best ways to find yourself snd finally be happy:
1. Write a journal
It’s pretty obvious really, but if you take the time to sit down at the end of each evening and word down your thoughts and feelings about life, then you will discover all kinds of insights about yourself that you did not realize before. Give it a try and you might just be shocked by what you find.
2. Help others
When you help others, whether in your local community or if you book a humanitarian trip to help people overseas, for example. You will find out w lot about yourself too. You will find out how resilient you are; you will see the importance of human connection and helping each other; you will learn new skills and meet people from different walks of life who will give you a whole new perspective on things. Volunteering really is one of the best things you can do for yourself or others.
3. Try new things
If you don’t know who you are, it could be that you have not spent enough time exploring snd trying out new things, so you haven’t found your passion yet. Luckily, there’s an easy fix – getting out there and trying new things. From taking an art class to bungee jumping in Paris, the more things you expose yourself to, the more likely you are to find that one thing you love.
4. Work out what your values are
If you want to know who you are, take a look at the things you value most. Do you care about truth? Beauty? Animal rights? Human rights? Sit down and think about your morals, what you believe in most strongly band how willing you would be to defend those beliefs and you might get a very good idea about who you really are as a person and what you should do in life.
You might think that sitting down with your eyes closed, and focusing on your breath in meditation is a waste of time, but it really isn’t. It gives you space to explore your inner world and so many new things will be revealed to you about who you really are that you will have insight after insight, and many of them will end up changing your whole life for the better. Sounds dramatic, but it really is true.
Finding yourself is a journey of discovery that may take considerable tie and effort, but you can kickstart your trip by doing some, or even all of the above, and before long you will have a much better idea of who you are and what you want to achieve in life.