Illustration: I Love Dust
1. Open with telling them what you like most about yourself.
Your perspective will provide a jumping-off point for your loved ones—and help them brainstorm their favorite things about you.
2. Prepare to be surprised.
You might think your calm demeanor is your strongest attribute, but others may value your spontaneity.
3. Ask your loved ones for more details.
Encourage them to cite specific examples of your most appealing traits in action.
4. Once you identify your best qualities, share them.
The more you project your strengths, the more powerful they can become. By repeatedly putting yourself in a position where you feel you're at your best, you build trust in your abilities and assets.