The journey of self-discovery is about us discovering ourselves. It’s about us finding our purpose, discovering our beliefs and living by those. Discovering things about ourselves means us digging deep into our childhood, to reveal some of the experiences that have shaped us.
Self-discovery also helps us uncover our truths, our values, natural talents, abilities, capabilities, our passions and what inspires us. The things we discover through self-discovery will be transferred into other areas of our lives.
But it is important we understand how to use what we discover about ourselves, in a way that not only helps us but also helps others. Self-discovery should empower us to think about our lives in ways that allow for emotional, personal and spiritual growth.
Through self-discovery we will be more in control of our lives, therefore less inclined to accept another person’s dogma, or judge others. The more we understand ourselves, the more we will be more mindful about how we do things, such as how we eat, or how much exercise we take.
Self-discovery gives us a deeper understanding of ourselves. Discovering things about ourselves helps us think about how we can deal with and resolve our issues and that’s important if we are to be more in control of our lives.