7 ways to get to know yourself better


Sometimes life gets in the way: Between work and friends and home obligations, it’s hard to find time to just think. And sometimes, we let life get in the way to avoid thinking. That’s a sign that something has you stuck — and you need to start listening to yourself. One of these ideas may help you do that.

  1. Spend a weekend alone.
  2. Challenge your beliefs.
  3. Forgive someone.
  4. Spend time in nature.
  5. Look at old photographs.
  6. Listen to classical guitar music.
  7. Stop rushing.

Thanks to Karen Amster-Young and Pam Godwin for this list. You can find hundreds more ideas in their book The 52 Weeks: Two Women and Their Quest to Get Unstuck, with Stories and Ideas to Jumpstart Your Year of Discovery.

Learn more about how Karen and Pam got unstuck at the52weeks.com.

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