Unlock meaningful self-development and self-awareness through mindfulness

The secrets to managing the self

Without understanding who you are and what you want, any attempt to achieve authentic self-development or self-compassion is a wasted effort. It’s only through deep self-awareness that you can really live up to your potential.

Mindfulness leads to all three.

How do mindful practices help?

  • Mindfulness helps you practise self-compassion through the non-judgmental recognition of your feelings and interactions with the outside world
  • Mindful practices help you understand your reactions to certain stimuli, facilitating greater self-awareness
  • It illuminates which areas of your personality require greater attention and focus for self-improvement
  • Enjoy greater control over how you react to events
  • Mindfulness imbues you with better self-management skills, especially over your emotions and impulsive reactions

The connection between mindfulness and emotional intelligence

A closer examination of qualities like self-compassion, self-management skills, and self-awareness shows us that mindfulness is closely linked to emotional intelligence. Work on one and you work on the other.

EQ is a crucial element of any self-development plan. It’s also becoming a prized soft skill in organisations that are looking to recruit intuitive and effective communicators.

Enhance mindfulness with the Awakened Mind app

To enjoy meaningful self-awareness and thereby contribute to self-development, self-compassion, and better self-management skills, unlock mindfulness resources on the Awakened Mind app.

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FAQs

Self-development means taking steps to better yourself. From learning new skills to overcoming bad habits, this is the process of becoming the best version of yourself.
Self-management helps you become a better employee independently. If you know what works for you and what doesn’t, you can regulate your behaviour and attitudes in ways that benefit you.
Without understanding who you are and what aspects of your personality you need to work on, you won’t unlock self-development. It’s only through deep self-awareness that you live up to your potential.
Mindfulness helps you understand your reaction to certain stimuli, clarifying which areas of your personality require improvement. With mindfulness, you’ll also be more patient with your progress.
Mindfulness is important to understand yourself, your thoughts, and feelings and what is important to you. This helps you develop self-awareness, which is a key component of emotional intelligence.