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What Does it Mean to Have a Strong Personality?

Strong Personality Traits

Having a “strong personality” can sound admiring (given the fact that you don’t let yourself be fooled, that you make your point of view heard) or critical (using a euphemism for saying that you are not easygoing). 

Personality is what sets us apart from others: in this sense, “lacking in personality” means blending in with the crowd, not standing out through anything (be it remarkable or not quite), often for fear of disturbing or for lack of self-confidence. But to differentiate yourself means sometimes to collide.

Strong Personality Traits

If you are wondering what are the characteristics of strong personality and the special traits of that person, you can find it below:

  • Tenacious
  • Confident
  • Optimistic
  • Self-aware
  • Adaptable
  • Flexible
  • Drama-free
  • Reliable
  • Self-sufficient
  • Unafraid to speak up
  • Learns from mistakes
  • Committed to long-term goals
  • Manages stress effectively
  • Prioritizes health and well-being


A strong personality in a group can work out for everyone when there are important decisions to be made, battles to be fought, bad news to be announced. And it can be disturbing if these “strong personalities” find it difficult to change register, sometimes to put themselves on the back burner or in withdrawal to leave a little room for others. This is often where friction occurs, according to experts. At this point, strong personalities have to make some efforts..

Mental strength can be a road map for personal success in all areas of your life — especially your career. But to use your mental strength to its full advantage, you need to focus on developing it just as you would any other high-value skill. Honing your sense of purpose and cultivating your ability to make good things happen are part of that process.

Those having the problem will be able to admit their “old reflexes” keep coming back. This is ultra-normal in personal change initiatives, which always include two stages: the first is that of awareness and the decision to change. The second stage involves regular practice to gradually set up new automatisms: in which case it can take more time to fighting it, hence old automatisms if stressed, tired, inattentive make their comeback at times or even often. Don’t be discouraged, it will come with time and practice if you stick to the plan!

Your loved ones have already understood that you are made up of flaws and qualities, like any human being, and they have the wisdom to appreciate you as a whole. There is no fate written beforehand, our room for maneuver is vast, you have all your life to understand and change. 

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  1. Well described. Indian vedantic scriptures also support these all but in a different way. Their focus is to use all these to ‘know yourself’ or get the answer of question ‘Who am I?’ From within yourself because no body else can answer it. Once this answer is known then it is said that everything is known to him. Because God has created this world as a copy of himself in everything or like a seed. Only human being is bestowed with gift of knowing it too. Answer of this question is same for everyone that is why there are so many religion but God is one only.

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