Personal development includes activities that improve awareness and identity, develop talents and potential, build human capital and facilitate employability, enhance quality of life and contribute to the realisation of dreams and aspirations. The concept is not limited to self-help but can include counselling, life coaching or mentoring.
At the level of the individual, personal development can include the following activities:
improving or learning new skills.
developing strengths or talents.
identifying or improving potential.
enhancing lifestyle or the quality of life.
improving health. fulfilling aspirations.
improving social abilities.