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Perspective
Perspective

Providing wise counsel to others about morality and the meaning of life.

"I enjoy counseling others and sharing perspectives based on the bigger picture."

ARIA Phase:                       AWARENESS

VIRTUE:                                WISDOM

OVERUSE:                           • Overbearing  • "Know it all"  • Head in clouds

UNDERUSE:                       • Lost in the details • Anxious • Conformist

HOW TO BUILD THIS STRENGTH:

  • Picture yourself in five years having addressed a current challenge. 
  • Find purpose in a recent action or decision. 
  • Read wisdom quotes and re-write them as an action you can take.

REFLECTION: How has perspective helped you in a tough situation?

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