Civility is a promise that we make to each other. It is not only the guarantee that we can engage with one another openly, it is a proven path to our own joy. It may feel that this matters now more than ever, but, in truth, civility has always been paramount.
When asked, most would probably say that they believe in civility. However, are we civil when it matters? You must come to recognize that this is not just an overarching ethos but a series of simple habits that will bring you proportional joy.
Personal growth and happiness are not all that is at stake but they are certainly prime motivators. By taking this assessment, you will at least explore how your actions affect others. You may just learn areas in which you can evolve and find more joy in your life with a committed civility practice.
Are you ready to begin?
Complete the following sentences with the answers that most closely reflect your current situation. Approach all 3 questions with honesty, and remember, there are no wrong answers.