Problem Solving

What is self-analysis? How to do self-analysis?

Meaning of self-analysis

  • It is a systematic approach taken by every individual to evaluate their strength and weakness at physical, intellectual as well as at an emotional level.
  • It involves a wide variety of mechanism and technique to understand one’s thought and behavior.
  • Self-awareness is very important aspects in order to develop one’s identity.
  • The process involves an understanding or comprehension of the individual’s subconscious and conscious mind.

Why need self-analysis

  • It is our casual habit that we always live in imagination. Either we lost in the future or think about things happened in the past.
  • In today’s competitive world, we do not fulfill the requirement of the present.
  • Sometimes we lost in emotions.
  • You need to realize qualities that you need to develop and habits which needs to be eliminated.
  • In order to make progress in personal and professional life, you need to evaluate yourself.

Steps to do self-analysis

1. Understanding your personality type

  • First, you need to judge your attitude and behavior.
  • You should be able to aware of your positive and negative emotion.
  • You should know which kind of a person you are i.e whether you are an extrovert or introvert, openness to experience, adaptable or not, etc.
  • Always try to work out of your comfort zone.

2. Thinking pattern

  • If you start noting down every activity you performed, you will start noticing your thinking pattern.
  • You need to find out your thinking pattern because every action emerges from a certain kind of thoughts.
  • To know more about different types of thinking disposition CLICK HERE.
  • A good thinker has the ability to identify things in a better way.

3. Track yourself

  • Note down each and every task you performed. This will be helpful in doing self-analysis.
  • Keep track of your emotion i.e. which activities make you happier, angry, sad, feel stress, etc.
  • Try to note your task in a notepad instead of using a mobile phone. This will help you to give more value to your task.

4. Approaching appropriate height

  • Built strong self-esteem. Do not care what others think about you.
  • Do not over commit. Try to find out how capable you are in executing any task and work accordingly.
  • At the start don’t take anything as competition and start comparing yourself with others. Be a learner. This will help you a lot in the beginning.
  • You can also keep a role model of your life. This will help you to check your way of living style.


Premratan Kushwaha
Mechanical Engineer turned career enthusiast. After facing issues in finding the right job for myself and then realising that despite my degree I don't completely understand the significance of various profiles in the industry, I decided to make career out of helping others in finding the right career path.

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