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1.1 Turning negatives into positives

Often we are more conscious of our negative qualities than our positive ones, especially if we are feeling uncertain and lacking confidence. But have you ever thought that many qualities that seem negative when you first look at them can have another side to them?

For example, someone might see a lack of confidence as a negative quality. But part of this may be that this person is more concerned with listening to what other people say than pushing themselves forward, so another way of looking at this is to see it as a positive quality of attentiveness and concern for others.

Turning negatives into positives may help you find a couple more to add to the list of your positive personal qualities in the last activity. Take five minutes to think about this now, and add them if you discover more.