What's a growth mindset? It's the belief that you can develop your abilities within any area of your life. What are the benefits to adopting a growth mindset? A growth mindset thrives on challenges, and sees failures as stepping stones to growth and expanding on abilities. The way you view yourself greatly affects the way you lead your life.
It's healing when you make the choice to work on personal development. It not only inspires you to make better choices, but also to take positive actions in your life.
The way we think greatly affects the choices we make in life. Everything happens on a mental level before it manifests on the physical level. Building a growth mindset creates an intense passion for learning and pushing past limitations, rather than a hunger for acceptance and approval.
Discover 25 ways to build a growth mindset:
Accept and Embrace your imperfections: acknowledge and pay attention to your triggers and unhealthy habits.
Have positive self-talks: change the dialogue in your head from negative to healing and positive.
Learn from your mistakes: keeping track of your triggers in a journal will help you to learn how to change unhealthy habits.
View failures as a stepping stone to success:use your past failures as motivation to build on weak areas for future success.
Look for ways to improve: once you understand your triggers the next step is to slowly develop healthier habits.
Remind yourself that you can do hard things: give yourself motivating pep talks whenever you feel doubtful of your goals.
Use your creativity: stay motivated by rewarding yourself after completing a challenge.
Try a new path or strategy: try a different method or approach when one way isn't working out.
Exercise your brain: the more you exercise and develop your brain, the stronger and smarter it becomes.
Ask questions: learn from others by asking for help when you don't understand something.
Work harder to get smarter: constantly challenge yourself to move beyond your comfort-zone.
Seek self-compassion: remember your goal is personal development, not approval from others.
Set goals: create SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, timely) goals for better results.
Change your perspective: see challenges as opportunities for you to grow and evolve.
Add "yet" to the end of "can't" sentences: be mindful of the conversations you have with yourself when things get difficult.
Change the dialogue: from negative thinking "I'm not good at this" to a growth mindset of "what am I missing".
Avoid comparisons: stop comparing yourself and your self-growth to others, instead learn from them.
Push the limits: remember your intelligence is expandable, never stop reaching for new heights.
Stay focused: on your overall efforts, and not on the end results.
Think outside the box: get creative with your goals and methods.
Be persistent: continue to work towards your goals especially when it becomes difficult.
Believe in yourself: always believe that you're capable of creating positive change in your life.
Keep going: don't give up until you're proud.
Teach one, teach all: share with others what you're learning, and become each other's accountability partner.
Practice Practice Practice: continue to develop your growth mindset by being mindful of old triggers while practicing healthy habits.
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