Its very hard to recognize that your personality is being weighed down with pride. Pride is bad as it makes us concerned with ourselves, seek recognition to exalt ourselves, and speak constantly without listening.
It’s common to see arrogant people preoccupied with their ego and you are probably suffering from the same.
There’s plenty in life that awaits you if only you chose to put aside all these attitude. Don’t think of yourself as acute and wise, be humble and let yourself learn from other people.
If you are struggling with pride here are some tips on how to overcome that frustrating feeling of being arrogant.
1.Identify the cause of your pride.
Pride mirrors different characteristics, like high-mindedness, independence and arrogance. A prideful person will be propelled by arrogance making him/her feel superior over others. To control your pride you need to understand that it’s never a must for you to always be heard or for you to tell others about your accomplishments.
2. Analyze and compare your pride to reality
Sometimes all you need to do is shut up and swallow your pride. Compare your prideful thoughts to reality and then balance things.