You might be thinking, how come your network is your net worth? Same thing I thought the first time I came across the phrase years ago. Through the years, I have come to understand it properly and see it also relates to the power of our associations. You must have heard of the saying if …
Positive parents stand a greater chance of raising positive youths. Yet not every youth we see today was or is being brought up by positive parents. As such, I do not think there has ever been a more difficult time to be a youth. In many families, both parents work in order to make ends meet, leaving children to grow up with little or no parental supervision. Consequently, now more than ever before, youths face grown-up problems at an increasingly young age.
So many youths walk around this planet unaware of the impact they have on their environment as well as the people around them.
In every one of us, there is an enormous ability to effect change. Unfortunately, too many youths only react to the change others bring.
Being aware of self and engaging in regular reflection allows us the opportunity to discover what we want out of our precious lives.
We all are likely to be affected by external influence and personal bias but, without self-awareness, even more, susceptible we become.
True freedom can be achieved through the attainment of self-awareness and, we can accomplish this through the understanding of the relationship between our internal and public self.