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Importance of Self-Reflection for Growth Mindset

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I'm Amy B, the writer, editor-in-chief and HBIC at Change N Focus. My mission is to inspire each of you to travel & explore the great outdoors, empower you to be the best YOU and truly LIVE the life of your dreams!

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Want to remove the negative thoughts from your mind?

Empower the strength within you to overcome your fears?

Do you believe in the power of personal growth?

 

Hopefully you answered YES to all three! I have learned a lot over my thirty-eight years of life that has led me to create a business to empower others to live the life of their dreams. It is a daily struggle to improve and maintain your mindset and personal growth, but a journey well worth the effort to become who you were meant to be!

Screw Society - Focus On YOU

 

Don’t let society bully you into believing that it’s selfish to focus on YOURSELF! You can’t truly live to serve others until you have a strong mindset and take daily steps toward achieving your passion and purpose in life. Always remember that the answers to a fulfilling and happy life are INSIDE you, but in order to hear them, you must quiet the noise and drama that surrounds you.

 

If you are here for personal growth, you better be open to change. No one is perfect, including the two of us. Training your mind to think accurate and positive thoughts rather than dwelling on past negative emotions will be a daily struggle. And let’s not forget about our fears and worries. Fear is a rational emotion, but you must work not to let irrational responses take control. I can give you tools, tips and advice, but ONLY YOU can make the changes necessary to further your happiness and build the future of your dreams.

 

Importance of Self Reflection & Evaluation

 

The first step to master your mind involves self-reflection and evaluating your life. Do you love yourself? Do you put your well-being first? Are you happy? Do you dwell on negative thoughts? Do you have daily energy? Have you found your passion? What are your values? Do you have a self-care routine? What goals are important to me? When was the last time you stepped out of your comfort zone?

 

It is always great to keep a journal or at least write down your thoughts on your life so that you can look back to see how far you’ve come!

 

But let’s back up and discuss exactly what is self-reflection and how does one perform this type of evaluation. Self-reflection is an attempt to learn more about your inner essence or fundamental nature. What makes you, well, YOU! You need to make observations about yourself to determine where you are and then contemplate what you want to become and the steps necessary to build the life you want to live.

 

The most important part of this evaluation is personal growth. You are trying to better understand who you are now and who you’d like to become, so that building the life of your dreams becomes a possibility. It is also great to know what your heart truly desires. When your actions come from your heart and not your head, then you’ll live a fulfilling life and achieve your dreams.

 

A reminder before you begin reflecting on your life, make sure you focus on things about your life that you can control. Discover your strengths and then we’ll work on how to strengthen your weaknesses.

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How our Thoughts Effect our Health, Happiness & Overall Well-being

 

We must always question our thoughts. Your brain is always listening – thinking about negative things of the past will drag you down. Take a moment right now, what is going through your head? Do you think the day is going well? Have you thought about something negative, a situation, an emotion, or a simple thought?

 

What you focus on, will control you. And not just your attitude, but a negative mindset can not only affect your mood and mental health, but your physical health as well. Your overall well-being is at stake.

 

Start with GRATITUDE! Every morning, you must make a conscious effort to think about things in your life you are grateful or thankful for. I think of 3 things that I’m grateful for in my personal life, work life and 3 things that I love about myself (the last being the most important). Beginning each day with gratitude for the positive things in your life will help you handle a negative situation when it happens throughout the day, because your attitude has already been uplifted.

 

Feed your mind, body & soul every day! Talk to yourself, otherwise you will listen to your fears and worries. Don’t forget to train yourself to focus on things you CAN control. Make it a mission to stand guard at the door of your mind each day! When negative thoughts come in, don’t believe the lies they tell you. Speak truth to those lies and walk in the power to overcome your challenges. Another great way to forget your worries is to spend time relaxing and relieve your stress in nature.

 

Life Purpose & Goal Setting for Growth Mindset

 

Now that you have reflected on your life and work daily on improving your positive mindset, we need to look at goal setting and finding purpose.

 

Look back at your self-reflection notes, what do you want to become and what steps will it take to get there? You can start there with goal setting.

 

Your purpose in life does not have to be just one thing, but it does have to be something you are incredibly passionate about to provide the fulfillment that we are all searching for.

 

I believe that YOU have many gifts that you have been blessed with and your purpose lies in sharing your gifts with others to positively impact their lives. Pretty simple, right? What gift (skill, passion, hobby, etc.) do you possess that could positively impact others?

 

After a lot of soul searching, a couple horrible bosses and lots of learning from prior work and life experiences, I discovered my purpose in life is to empower YOU to overcome fear, worry and the overwhelm in your life by focusing on your growth mindset, spending more time in nature and exploring the world to broaden your horizons.

 

I set daily, weekly, monthly and life goals. Sounds like a lot but it holds me accountable and helps motivate consistent work on my personal growth. My daily goals tend to be setting the priorities of tasks that will help accomplish my weekly goals. While monthly goals help feed what I want to achieve for the year. Life goals are big picture dreams of how you want to live your life and impact those around you.

FREE Mindset Mastery Tips

What You Focus on Will Expand in Your Life

If you don't decide to control what your mind thinks, something else will. Your brain looks for clues to filter your environment and guide your actions and it will pick up ANY available influence. 

Remember that your brain is eager to set you up for success, but you must INSTRUCT it.

Mindset Mastery Tips is available FREE for LIMITED TIME ONLY, all you have to do is enter your email so that Amy B can send you these life changing tips today!

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