7 Signs of emotional maturity, according to Freud

What it means to be a mature person? Psychologists have compiled a list of those features that are inherent in an emotionally stable and reasonable person

The only person with whom you have to compare ourselves, is that you in the past. And the only person better you should be, this is who you are right now ...
~ Sigmund Freud

Throughout life, we become more emotionally mature, develop self-confidence, the desire for a serious relationship, improve their lives. Below is a list compiled by followers of Sigmund Freud, the traits by which to judge the maturity of the person:

1. The ability to accept constructive criticism
This is a very important quality for a fair assessment of their own merits and demerits. It should be ready to hear the truth and not to deny it. Running away from problems or pretending that they do not, you do not get rid of the existing difficulties. When the people find it difficult to perceive reality, they seek refuge in illusions, which lead ultimately only to disappointment.

2. The ability to adapt to change
Change is not always easy to make. They are able to turn the whole world upside down and cause for the occurrence of stress. It can change how your plans for the day and work, social status, location and more. We must be able to adapt to change and not be irritated by allowing them to knock themselves out of the rut.

3. Immune to stress
Fears inner feelings, stress can lead to a number of physical ailments. On how you are immune to stress depends your spiritual and physical health.

4. The ability to not only take but give
People who devote their time to others, attention, provide assistance and financial support, others much happier. Those who are more inclined to accept, are often selfish, envious.

5. Ability to relate to people with understanding
Life - is a process of interaction with people, so it is very important as you build your relationship. Love and respect - two key factors leading to a harmonious life.

6. The ability to redirect the negative energy into a constructive direction
It is important to be able to redirect their negative emotions, do not keep them in themselves, but rather try to use the benefit.

7. The ability to love
Love - a great power. People are born with the ability to love, and it is very important to carry this feeling all my life.


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