Mental and emotional maturity is one trait everyone must attain, because when you become mentally mature you become a better version of yourself. Also when you are mentally and emotionally mature, people would like, respect and value you more.
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So are you mentally and emotionally mature? Check out some characteristics that shows you are.
1. Finding happiness and peace of mind in you life.
One thing everyone is looking for in life is happiness and peace of mind, as there is nothing better than this. Even money can't buy you happiness, but some people still deprive themselves of happiness unless they make money, thereby leaving them depressed for a lifetime.
But when you are able to find happiness and peace of mind in your current state in life, then you are mentally and emotionally mature.
2. Finding joy in the success of others and not envy or criticism.
Another sign of mental and emotional maturity is when you are genuinely happy to see someone you love or know succeed or accomplish something great. Some people have the habit of envying and hating on people that progress, instead of supporting and celebrating them.
So when you feel genuine joy and happiness when you see people progress, then you are mentally and emotionally mature.
3. Having forgiveness and compassion for yourself.
Some people are very fond of beating themselves up, especially when they made a mistake or something they worked on did not go as planned. But mentally mature people don't do this, they know that making a mistake is a normal thing as no one is perfect, they learn from the mistakes they made, apply it to their life's and move on.
4. Taking Responsibility for your actions.
Some people never take responsibility for their actions, they always have someone or something to blame. Such type of people hardly learn something valuable from their mistakes and emotionally and mentally mature people know this, and that is why take take full responsibility and accountability for all their actions.
The fact that you are fat or that you are poor is totally nobody's fault, it is yours and the sooner you realize this then the earlier you can start working to change your current situation.
5. Caring about how other people feel.
These days so many people have become so self centered and no longer care about how other people feel except themselves. This is a bad habit, because you behaving like this would make you not realize when you are making a mistake or hurting someone else's feelings.
Emotional and mentally mature people care about how others feel and they make sure that their actions does not hurt other's emotions.
6. You consider other people's opinion.
Mentally and emotionally mature people listen to people's opinion, because they know that they are not always right and that every one has their own opinion. They respect the opinion of others, because they know that they is alot they can learn from other people's point of view.
So from the points listed above do you think you are mentally and emotionally mature, share with us in the comment section below.
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