Look at the below practical skills for improving self-awareness;


Mindful meditation entails focusing on your breathing and the present moment. Suppose your mind slips and brings in different thoughts, shift your intention back to your focus. Mindfulness and meditation have been used in various ways, such as depression relief. It can also enhance your self-awareness level.

Sketch your life’s timeline

During my career, I assigned clients to draw a timeline of their life. The exercise was simple: Get an empty piece of paper and a pencil. Begin from birth, indicating every major event that happened to you. Think about the ones that hugely impacted your life, whether positive, negative, small, or big. This way, they get a new perspective on difficult or distressing moments by viewing that particular period in the setting. Developmentally thinking is useful in bettering your self-awareness.

Ieva Kubiliute

Ieva Kubiliute is a psychologist and a sex and relationships advisor and a freelance writer. She's also a consultant to several health and wellness brands. While Ieva specialises in covering wellness topics ranging from fitness and nutrition, to mental wellbeing, sex and relationships and health conditions, she has written across a diverse range of lifestyle topics, including beauty and travel. Career highlights so far include: luxury spa-hopping in Spain and joining an £18k-a-year London gym. Someone’s got to do it! When she’s not typing away at her desk—or interviewing experts and case studies, Ieva winds down with yoga, a good movie and great skincare (affordable of course, there’s little she doesn’t know about budget beauty). Things that bring her endless joy: digital detoxes, oat milk lattes and long country walks (and sometimes jogs).

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