Anything we want in life has to first come from a healthy internal state. This applies to anything from relationships, friendships, and parenting to careers. Everything we want in life hinges on our ability to have a healthy relationship with ourselves first. However, in today’s society, the importance of self-awareness has been reduced to a very basic definition that can be misleading. I want to challenge your current definition of self-awareness to go beyond the experience of your unique reality and begin implementing these five ways to jumpstart your journey to self-awareness.