Focus on others. How you relate to those around you is often your best indication of your present status — go forth mindfully and for the benefit of another.
This especially helps if you need to get out of your own brain. It can be a jungle up there. “Move a muscle, change a thought.”
Support & encouragement, empathy & acknowledgement. These are strong tools. Western conditioning would probably see them as weaknesses; maybe even obstacles on the path to success.
Inaccurate. Eastern philosophy posits that our true selves are reflected through our interpersonal conduct with others. Guide yourself by guiding them.