When you look into the biography of anyone that has ‘made it’ or as some say, ‘got lucky’, you will find self improvement as the core of all of these people. For someone to move forward in a given field they invariably have to learn new skills, and inevitably, they will have to keep listening and learning new skills as progress and changes are made within their given industry and times move on. But, it’s a rare person that moves forward in any business that hasn’t first worked their own being, their own image…self improvement.
Generally speaking the people who don’t move forward, who don’t move ahead are the people who continue to pattern their lives according to what is projected in the mass media. Too much exposure to the lives of celebrities may have affected their own sense of self-esteem.
Don’t be one of those people who is fascinated by the life others, just work on becoming a ‘better you’.
So how can you put an end to this? What does it take to be a cut above the rest? Here are some of the things you can improve on within a week:
Know your purpose
Knowing your purpose and having a keen focus can make a big difference. Sometimes, you may see yourself in a bind and tricky situation. There is always that small loophole that will help you transform the situation and align it in accordance with your goal.
Know your values
Make a list of your top 5 values. What do you value most? Some examples of values are security, freedom, gratitude, love, abundance, spiritual development, etc. As you set your goal, check your goals are aligned with your values, if not you may want to reconsider or revise it.
Know your needs
Many people continue to live their lives without realizing their dreams. Most of them end up stressed or depressed. List your top four needs and ensure to get them before it’s too late!
Know your passions
Only you know who you really are and what you truly enjoy in life, don’t allow obstacles like doubt and lack of enthusiasm to hinder you!
Live from the inside out
Take time out for yourself. Increase your awareness of your inner wisdom by regularly reflecting in silence. Breathe deeply to quiet your distracted mind.
Honour your strengths
What special talents do you have? What are your positive qualities? List your top three talents. Find ways to express your true self through your strengths. You can increase your self-confidence when you share what you know to others.
If you are true to yourself and giving of your talents to the world around you, the reward for sharing your gift with those close to you or a total stranger is indeed rewarding.
Self-improvement will make you a better person and shouldn’t be limited within the confines of your own room; it can allow you to view the world in a different way.
Give yourself a chance – just one week to become a better you!