Ancient African philosopher Ptah Hotep wrote “Do not boast at your neighbors’ side, One has great respect for the silent man” This was an ancient statement about being humble. Many consider humility to be one the most important attributes that a person can exhibit.
Modern day psychology is discovering through studies what people knew thousands of years ago. According to an article written in the journal of Personality and Social Psychology authored by Pelin Kessebir that people who are humble have eight advantages over other people. The first thing is people who are humble are better able to deal with the reality of dying. Another benefit is that people who are humble make better leaders and are generally well accepted by their employees. People who are humble are better able to control their self in terms of emotions and behavior. Humble people are thought to be better employees. Humble people were and are more likely to be good students. Humble people have less bigotry. People who are humble are more likely to give, and more likely to assist others. Humble people tend to do well in relationships.
There are many good reasons to develop a sense of humility early in life but regardless of what stage of life you are in humbleness can be of great benefit to you. The reasons that people who are humble tend to be more successful is because they are more accepting of things in life. If you are humble then you more likely to express gratitude and be thankful for the things you have in life.
The overall message here is that the development of humbleness means that you are incorporating peace in your life. This makes everyday life much easier to deal with as there are less things that are problematic for you. A peaceful life means that stress and anxiety are less likely to be major influencing factors in your life. These things mean that you will be more likely to live a physically and mentally healthy life.