How To Strengthen Your Character & Integrity In Just 5 Steps
"How do I strengthen my integrity and character in the eyes of others?"
"Is it possible to strengthen my character?"
"I don't like who I've become. How and what do I change?"
"I am not the person I envisioned I'd be. Help!"
Would you like to be more deeply respected?
Do you respect yourself?
Do you wish to accomplish more or improve the quality of what you already do?
To work toward all of these ends at once, you must work on your character.
What is "Character?"
"Character" is defined as "the inherent complex of attributes that determines a person's moral and ethical actions and reactions."
In simpler terms, your character is what leads you to make the decisions you make and actions you take in everyday situations.
Follow the 5 steps below to a stronger, more principled self:
Think About The Morals That Guide You.
Where did you learn them? Are they connected to your own ideas, what your parents taught you, or your faith?
What rules and morals do you follow?
Evaluate Your Life.
An important step in strengthening your character is taking an inventory of your past behaviors/choices.
Have you lived by the rules and guidelines you consider important?
Match Your Morals.
If you discover you've avoided following the very rules you've adopted for your life, it's important to reflect on what you did and what motivated you in those instances.
Do your morals match your past behaviors?
Make New Rules & Guidelines.
Consider frankly what you'd like to alter about yourself to more closely live by your rules. Next, make a list of what you've noticed.
What do you need to change?
Apply The New Rules.
From this point forward, focus on decisions you make and how you behave, keeping in mind your chosen set of rules. Vow to make the changes you've listed.
How will you remain steadfast and follow your rules & changes?
If you apply the five steps above, you'll be well on your way to becoming a person with more integrity. You'll live life according to the principles you've chosen.
Discover your best "you" by strengthening your character.
You'll be so glad you did!