When we’re living our best lives and leading at our peak, we’re alive to all the possibilities for fulfillment and purpose that surround us. When we wander off the path, though, we find ourselves looking through a distorted lens for those same possibilities.The traditional seven deadly sins are often presented as moral failings, but they also represent common ways people harden themselves to life’s goodness.Ask yourself if you may need to reorient and reopen your heart in any of these areas.
1. Pride Appropriate pride and self-esteem are healthy, and may even be necessary for success. But if you set up yourself as more important that others, you’re harming yourself–likely because you’re not feeling good about yourself to begin with. A true leader embraces self with intimate, healthy relationships and deep experiences with others.