This 3-step exercise lets you see the life you are experiencing now as compared to what it is like when you are your authentic self.
Step 1 - Look at the lists of positive attributes below. Which of these words describe the authentic you? The ideal, best possible you at your fullest potential? Circle all these words. There is no limit on the number of words you circle as the authentic you has no limits of positive attributes. (Click on the image to get the enlarged view.)
Count the words you circled. The total number of positive attributes of the authentic you is .
Step 2 - Looking at the same lists of positive attributes again, which of these words describe how you see yourself today? Circle these words. (Click on the image to get the enlarged view.)
Count the words you circled. The total number of positive attributes of you today is .
Step 3 - Calculate your authenticity score:
Your score in step 2 ÷ Your score in step 1 x 10 = Your authenticity score
What is your authenticity score out of 10? Now you know how far or how close you are to your fullest potential.
Personal development is one of those things like our health, contribution to our community and family - those things which Stephen Covey calls Important but Not Urgent. People tend to not pay attention to these things until real trouble makes them impossible to ignore. By then, it is often too late.
By finding out your authenticity score, you have just taken a big step in personal development.
Now you know what your best self is, who you really are, I will share with you some tools on how to become your best possible you.