Nelson Mandela has been noted for saying, “There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.”
This change (or seeing ways that we have altered) can happen through many experiences that influence us including:
While these elements in our life are inextricably linked, the reality is that there is a gap between personal growth and the rest of our growth experiences. This growth gap widens as the busyness of our days seem to control us and our time and energy are taken in pursuing practical knowledge needed for daily survival.
Our personal development suffers.
Are you interested in personal growth? Step #1 is get to know yourself. Spending time to look within can happen at any age and in any circumstance.