Keep a journal with you, and in it take account of your actions. Write down the negative aspects of your personality and actions, and then think of solutions to rid yourself of them. 'Umar (may Allah be pleased with him) said: "Take account of yourselves before it is taken of you. Weigh your deeds before they are weighed for you (i.e. on the Day of Judgment) and beautify … [Read more...] about Take Account of Yourself.