Self-awareness is the first step in getting better.
Listening to what others were saying about my behavior is what helped engage my self-awareness. During my first experiences with this awareness, I gave myself a lot of compassion. Some of what I heard wasn’t easy to accept.
Use this exercise to help open your eyes to self-awareness and see yourself how others see you. Print out this Self-Awareness Exercise form. Keep one and fill it out yourself, then give one to those closest to you. Give yourself a lot of compassion as you read their responses, and keep an open mind. Remember this is meant to reveal how others view you.
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