As we often hear maximize your strengths. Yes, that is true; however, if overused a strength can become a weakness.

For example as an aid to self awareness try describing your own strengths. You may possess Diligence and work hard and do not give up easily. Sometimes, in your own interest, you need to know when to stop and move on to the next step or a new project.

Secondly you may have a Nurturing personality and may be concerned about he welfare of others and devote a lot of time to their needs and concerns and sometimes this can prevent you from paying attention to your own personal needs and desires.

Lastly in many instances, being Assertive has many benefits; yet, if overused, and you assume responsibility easily you may sometimes appear aggressive and bossy.

Try to pinpoint your sweet spot when a particular strength is working for you and recognize when it is not…..