What are the characteristics of a unique personality?
What are the traits you see in unique people?
If you understand what a personality is then you will know that this is the combination of traits that makes you who you are.
Your approach to life, mentality and general behavior is determined by these character traits. To be unique means you have to exhibit uncommon traits.
Your character must show that you are special and not just part of the bandwagon. You must be able to make an impact in the life of the people around you – inspire them to want to be a better version of themselves.
That is how you know you have a unique personality.
To help you understand more, let us take a look at more details that can help us understand our uniqueness and how we can make the most out of it.
Is Uniqueness a Personality Trait?
Just like every other character trait you know, uniqueness is also a personality trait. It is very possible to become unique. All you have to do is discover the daily exercises to practice in your life so as to see improvement.
If you are not used to feeling special, it is time you give it a trial because it is all about believing in you.
What is a Unique Personality?
We are all unique in our own ways. If you think that uniqueness is a special gift that someone can be born with then you can be right and wrong.
You are right in the sense that you are born with a different gift and talent. There is something special about – something you alone possess that no one else can replicate.
You will be wrong to think that having a unique personality is only for the very few.
So you see that it all depends on your mentality and mindset, you can either be wrong or right on the topic of being unique
All you have to do is believe in yourself and try to find your true self, your true calling.
If you doubt your uniqueness then know this, of the billions of people on planet earth, you are the only one with your DNA and fingerprint.
You share these identities with no other person. For anything, these two signs should tell you that you are special on your own and possess everything that makes you a unique personality.
If I have succeeded in helping you understand what a unique personality is, let us then proceed to dig into character traits that can bring out the star in you.
It is very possible that you can take the center stage in any field of life you find yourself in.
10 Character Traits That Makes You Unique
Maybe you are asking:
How can I be unique?
What are the character traits I can practice that can make me a special person?
If that is you, then you have nothing to be worried about because we have you covered in this post. Here are a few unique approaches to becoming special.
- Your life isn’t fear-driven
I am of the opinion that fear has been the root cause of the most problems we face in our lives. The fear of both the known and unknown.
I can categorically tell you that the moment you begin to make space for fear in your heart, a lot of things can go wrong in your life directly or indirectly.
If you want to develop a unique personality, you must first conquer fear in all aspects of your life. To make it easier for you to grasp the idea, let every unknown event that might cause you to be scared be seen as a lesson to be learned.
Whether it turns out in your favour or not, there is take home.
If you put this mindset long into practice, I can assure you that you will begin to see magic happen in your life.
- You don’t waste your time on gossiping
Unique people dont waste their time engaging in small talks. Gossipping is for people that have no purpose in their lives.
When you don’t have something important to pursue as a goal, you will have less important things to dedicate your time for. Gossip happens to be one of those small things and there is no correlation between uniqueness and small talk.
- You love to listen and learn about other people
By learning about other people I mean people you can draw inspiration from. There are great role models that possess the unique personality you would love to possess.
Learn from them. One good thing about characters is that they can be copied. You don’t need to pay for extra classes to learn them.
There are lots of inspirational and successful videos of people talking about the secrets of achieving greatness. You can always find them on YouTube, follow them on social media and download their podcasts.
Developing a unique personality shouldn’t be that difficult if you follow their steps.
- You are careful about who you let into your life
Company is a very important factor to consider if you have a journey to embark on in life. The people you align with can either make or break you.
Some people don’t have an idea what it means to choose their company wisely. The people you let into your life can either help you grow, do nothing but just stay dormant in your life or stick to you like a leech and suck you dry.
The good news is that the choice is yours to make on who you allow to stick with you.
Let me give you a simple example about the effect of people around you just in case you are doubting their effect on you.
You are reading, speaking, writing and understanding English language because you grew up around people that only spoke the language.
If you had grown up in a french speaking country, english would have been strange to you.
You get the point. Whether you realize it or not, directly or indirectly the people around you have an effect on you.
If you want to develop a unique personality, you have to spend time with unique people. You deserve it.
- You can’t stand insensitivity, idiocy or ignorance
If you have taken time to read or listen to unique people, then you will observe that they have time for insensitivity, idiocy and ignorance.
Dealing with these negatives is about improving yourself and taking important steps to get rid of them. Ignorance is never an excuse not to make something happen.
If you know nothing, find ways to know something. The more you know the more you are able to achieve.
- You don’t need attention
Unique personality is not about gaining approval from people. You don’t need attention because you know that success is achieved in secret. What you see openly for any successful athlete or entrepreneur is a result of hundreds if not thousands of hours put into work secretly.
If you are unique enough to realize this, what then do you need attention for when the main job is done without the presence or approval of anyone.
- You take insecurity as an opportunity
Uniqueness is about recognizing the diamond in the dirt, making the most out of chaos and investing when the market is going down.
Billionaires will always tell you that the best time to buy is when there is a panic. That is why there are so many conspiracy theories that they are the ones causing the panic so as to take advantage of the vulnerability of the ordinary minds.
That aside, uniqueness is more about doing things differently – not going with the crowd because everyone thinks it is the right direction.
People with a unique personality go through hidden paths that can only be seen when you train your mind to see them.
- You can’t stand small talk
If you are in a place where the topic has nothing to do with your dreams and goals, you leave there. Small talks irritate you and you just can’t stand it.
When you have a unique personality, people around you might see you as being weird and uptight. But they wouldn’t understand. If only they realize what your goals are and how much effort you have to put to achieve them, they wouldn’t bother you with small talk.
- To you, beauty is much more than skin deep
We talked about the wrong assumption that uniqueness is a gift for few. I debunked it that so far you have a unique DNA and fingerprint, then there is something special about you. You have something in you that no other person on planet earth has.
The moment you are able to convince yourself that you are special, then you begin to see the inner beauty in you and in others.
When you realize that beauty is not superficial, making and keeping quality company becomes easy for you. It is only then you will realize that quality friends and company are not that easy to find. And when you find one, you keep and cherish this person.
The more quality-like minds you are able to find and keep, the better your life will be.
- You love learning and expanding your mind
This I think is the most important of them all, your ability to never stop being a student of life. Expanding their mind and knowledge is something people with a unique personality will always engage in.
The moment you stop learning and believe you’ve known enough, that’s when you start going down. Even grand masters in all spheres of life are eternal learners.
Until they draw their last breath, they never stop learning.
To develop a unique personality you have to keep learning and expanding your mind. Knowledge will never stop being power because the knowledge of the truth will always set you free – free from ignorance.
Nothing good comes easy especially when you are trying to develop yourself to become a better person. I can assure you that at first it might seem like you are making a fool out of yourself.
It is at this point in your life that I will tell you to fake it till you make it. You don’t have to get it right the first time. But I can promise you this, if you stick to it, you will begin to discover magical things about your life you never thought existed.
Having a unique personality is possible and you can achieve anything you want. All you have to do is try.