If you could trade one aspect of your personality for another, what would you get rid of—and what would you want in its place?

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You can think of this question negatively or positively. In other words, you might consider what is your worst trait and try to eliminate it, or think of your talents, and consider what other quality would best complement them, and which characteristic you could best do without in order to make room for it. In either case, it is important to think first about what you want to achieve. What do you want to do with your life and which aspect of your personality is holding you back from doing this? When you have identified the trait, you should be careful to ensure that you have not overlooked any positive aspect of it.

Even apparently negative...

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