Our self-image goes right to the core of our being, and the path to success involves putting some thought into how we see ourselves. How can we cultivate a self-perception that’s both accurate and helpful?
Self-image can help or hinder us: we judge our options based on how we see ourselves. Accurate self-awareness is a skill that develops with practice and it’s something we need to refine over time through reflection.
There are benefits to being confident about our strengths and talents. A 2010 American study, for example, found that college students who were best at identifying and analyzing their strengths were also better ...