In life, we often focus on achieving external victories – we strive for success in our careers, we set goals for ourselves and work towards achieving them, and we seek out opportunities for personal growth and development. And while there is nothing wrong with these endeavors, it is important to remember that the greatest victories we can achieve are those that come from within – the victories of self-conquest and self-improvement.
Self-conquest means taking control of our own thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, and working towards becoming the best version of ourselves. It means making a conscious effort to overcome our weaknesses and limitations, and striving to become more self-aware, self-disciplined, and self-confident.
on the other hand, involves actively working to develop our skills and abilities, and to become more proficient in the things we do. It means continuously learning and growing, and seeking out opportunities to challenge ourselves and push our boundaries.
Both self-conquest and self-improvement require a strong sense of self-awareness and a willingness to take responsibility for our own actions and choices. They also involve setting goals for ourselves and working hard to achieve them, as well as being open to feedback and learning from our mistakes.
“Become addicted to constant and never-ending self-improvement.”
Anthony J. D’Angelo