Knowing Yourself First for Personal Development

Hello! Welcome to our next blog article on Personal Development

Earlier, we talked about how to develop your personality. This time we would like to emphasize the necessity of knowing yourself first for personal development. What are the areas on which you can work on?


  • What are the Areas of Personal Development?
  • How will you Benefit from Personal Development?
  • How do Books Influence Personal Development?
  • Are we Addicted to Personal Development?

What are the Areas of Personal Development?

Personal Development plays a major role to shape the future of our life. Even spending little of our time in these areas will be highly fruitful.

It’s often said that Self-Investment is the best investment you can make in your life, and rightly so.

Self – Conscious

“Be the change you want to see in the world.”

Mahatma Gandhi

Everything you want to happen begins from you. 

When you reach deep inside yourself, you will understand what you are craving for. We frequently want to explore our outside world without even knowing the hidden treasures within ourselves.

We have certain goals and objectives in our life, don’t we?

Everyone wants to achieve success. But, we forget the realization of our existence, we forget our roles and our way of becoming satisfied with life. 

If you are thinking the same, then you are not far away from discovering your inner potential.

Sometimes, even I don’t understand why life is hitting me so badly?

Only to realize later that I wasn’t fully aware of the situation. It’s uncertain when ups and downs come into our lives. However, it’s in our hands how to play the dice that can savor a better future in such a situation.


How often do you reflect empathy for others?

The more you try to understand others’ problems, the more you realize the value of that specific problem to you. 

Someday or the other, we could confront the similar situations others have faced. 

You may question, but why should I bother helping others?

You will be astonished by the changes you have brought into you. Understanding others’ situations will allow you to solve the problems, which were creating an imbalance in your life.

Our efforts to enhance these two skills gradually upgrade into the new level of personal development. If done so, other areas of personal art can also be understood easily. We can find the meaning in our lives, life directing us to the other areas of development.

How will you Benefit from Personal Development? 

Well, that should be our major concern. 

The grand benefit you will have is finding your purpose. Developing personal skills will not only make you determine your goals, but it also raises your self-esteem and motivation who you want to be and what you have done to achieve life goals. 

The aspects which you fear the most will eventually become the ones that will help you with your development.

Why am I saying this?

Once you discover yourself, you will also get to know what’s making you fear so most. This thinking provokes the action, which requires to defeat your fear. 

But still,

Why don’t I see any changes?

After all, you are growing. The only reason you don’t see any changes in you is that you haven’t maintained the habit of tracking yourself.

The day you set your goals on the paper and turn it daily with the aim of growing, you will uncover the drastic change in yourself someday.

But the fact is that you haven’t started yet and you are unaware of your achievement. 

Start by today and observe what you have gained so far. You will be glad in doing this. 

How do Books Influence Personal Development?

In this technological world, why should books matter to us?

Why not engage practically in the field rather than spending time reading books?

Even the 4th Richest Person in the World spends around 80% of his day reading books. Yup, you guessed it. It’s Warren Buffet.

As per my experience as well, whatever the initiative I have taken in my life, it’s all through the destination provided by books. It actually forges to unravel the successful methods of personal development.  Books show how great people dealt with difficult times. Even more, when deeply engaged, we become part of the story in the books that synchronize us about the depth of making our lives better.

Reading books helps to improve our vocabulary. Also to that, it guides us with different small steps, building self-confidence in us. 

Among all the books I have read, there are some books I would recommend to you. These will assist you with sustaining the power of your personal skills.

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
  • Think and Grow Rich by Napolean Hill

Are we Addicted to Personal Development?

Firstly, I would request you to ask yourself. Is caring for yourself an addiction?

We continuously try to improve our behavior and skills. We want to remain productive. When we care and appreciate what we are doing, it’s not an addiction. It’s our desire to flourish our personality, our willingness to stand with the change and our way to discover ourselves. 

A lot of times, we try to behave according to the surrounding, don’t we?

In such situations, how often do we ask, Is this what I really want to become? 

If I am not wrong, we rarely do. We should encounter to ask ourselves, 

Am I happy with what I am doing?

Do I place my priorities on activities that don’t have a positive influence on me? 

These types of questions make us track our habits and develop the skills accordingly. 

We ought to be able to distinguish the needs of ours and view our life in different parameters. 

So, let’s embark on our journey of exploring ourselves. Let’s develop our personal skills that can benefit all of us in the long run.  

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”        

Ralph Waldo Emerson

45 thoughts on “Knowing Yourself First for Personal Development

  1. Absolutely great work!
    It is really motivating and your self-investment ideas are excellent!
    Just keep that brilliant work up!!


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