Posted Date: 03 Oct, 2010
We meet different people in our daily life and we talk about their personality. We need to see personality not as a part of a person, but as a whole. Personality encompasses different internal (invisible) and external (visible) physical and mental characteristics that reflect how a person looks, feels, decides, acts and reacts.
Personality is the sum of characteristics which make up physical and mental being, including appearance, manners, habits, tastes and moral characters. Personality has been considered as very important asset of every individual in today’s competitive world.
I have compiled a few points for personality development.
Be polite and speak sweetly
Sweetly spoken words have their own advantage and it is a major component in developing our personality. Society gives respect to a person who has control over his speech and everybody wants to conserve with a person who is sweet spoken. That is why we should always try to use sweet and soft words in our speech.
Stay away from lies and deceit
It is evident that the fate of a person is formed by the work he does, the branch of a tree bends in the direction it is tilted. If a person once entangles himself/herself in lies and cunningness, then in spite of making countless efforts he can never get out of it and day by day he will keep veer towards a downfall. There is a saying: "To cover a lie we need to tell several lies." We can never improve our personality keeping these elements within us or as a part our habits. Therefore, we must try and keep ourselves away from all kinds of bad ideas and their impact.
Believe in healthy competition
The path to all success is filled with thorns. There is no hindrance in the path of downfall, but no sooner we lift the first step towards progress we start facing difficulties. Only those people who have immense courage and enthusiasm can face the ongoing competition. Those who cross all the barriers, all the pains, sufferings and sorrows are also able to taste the sweet fruits of success.
Cultivate positive attitude
Positive attitude is of great importance for our personality. Many people, in spite of having sufficient talent and qualification, do not progress and succeed in life because of their narrow outlook. Nobody likes people who have narrow outlook. The real beauty of a man lies not in his physical appearance but in his work and good qualities. It is important that we improve our mental outlook. By adopting a positive outlook we can get rid of mental dissatisfaction. This change will help one to contribute a lot in making one’s relations stronger and pleasant with people as well as fortifying one’s personality.
Avoid anger and irritation
To be angry is a part of human nature. Probably there is no man in this world who has never been angry for some or the other reason. But some people are such who become temperamentally angry. People who get angry and irritated habitually do not realize that this habit of theirs will be a hindrance in the path of their personality development and they will become their own enemies.
Anger results in foolishness and insanity. There is a saying that "hot temper is a main obstacle to completion of delicate genes of the body."
Our creative streak and positive propensity can pay us dividends. One who is engaged in constructive activity of one or the other kind is always happy. All men should channelize their energies in creative work be it agriculture, physical labour, daily wage, craftsmanship, office work, domestic chores or social work. Breach in creativity is a breach in peace and happiness.
Know the value of time
Every moment of our life is a golden moment. The door of progress and development remains open for the person who knows how to utilize and make best use of these moments.
He not only pushes away all the failures and gets victory over all setbacks and obstacles but also becomes very popular in society due to his punctual behavior.