Objective: One way to strengthen traits in ourselves is by “acting as if we already have them. This is also a means of stepping back, looking at our usual behavior, and deciding how to act differently.
This month you’re going to concentrate on traits you want to cultivate in yourself, pick some people you admire for their success, and act the way you think they would act.
“Acting As If” Exercises
- List 5 negative personality traits and/or weaknesses that you think you have.
- Think of someone you know who doesn’t have the same weakness and list them. List one person per weakness.
- Break down why you thought those people don’t share the same weaknesses as you. How do they act differently
- Identify 3 different ways you can start “acting as if”.
Your workbook will have a complete description of each exercise. Go there to record your answers.