Starting now, we’ve decided to focus on ourselves, acknowledge both our struggles and accomplishments, and to be proud of our personal growth. Social media presents the topic of “self-awareness” as a glorified simple action that requires minimal reflection time to see instantaneous results. This definitive action can seem like an effortless task that is achieved by yourself, however it goes much deeper than a sole individual.
Your body, soul and mind form the pillars of your human existence, and the delicate balance to flourish as an individual comes from the combination of being internally and externally self-aware.
Understand your individual desires, strengths and place of privilege to lead with intentionality and make internal decisions that will best benefit your goals and journey. Remain open to critical feedback from your personal relationships about your behaviors. This unbiased response from others leads to a broader understanding of how you're authentically perceived externally.
The day to day busy routine along with societal pressures suggesting overworking reflects your immense dedication leaves college students mentally exhausted. Uprising Magazine acknowledges the importance of recognizing personal limitations and taking the necessary time to prioritize your well-being and accomplish your goals.
Remain in the present, as the learning and growth that comes from the journey challenges you further than the endgame. The destination is simply a mirage. Allow your imagination to prosper as you find joy in ironically simplistic moments of modern life.