Self-Improvement In Your Life And How To Achieve It?


Self-Improvement is a continuous process of life. No one can claim to have an utterly self-improved life. In fact, it is a never-ending process of life. There is always a scope for Self-Improvement in your life. So you must look for ways and techniques for Self-Improvement in your life.

But, the question arises what Self-Improvement is in life?

The definition of Self-Improvement varies from person to person, so there is no universal definition. But one thing is sure it makes you a better person day by day. It is said by great people that, you must compete with yourself and not with others. So when you compete with yourself, you improve.

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.”~ Ernest Hemingway

There are certain ways that help you to improve yourself. Some of the important points are as follows:-

1. Have a Goal in life for Self-improvement

You must have a Goal in life to succeed. As Goal decides the course of your action plan and attitude towards your target. A clearer Goal is necessary for improvement in your life. It provides a spark in the journey of success. After all, it is the journey that makes you more satisfied in life.

“If you have a goal, write it down. If you do not write it down, you do not have a goal – you have a wish.” ~Steve Maraboli

A Goal provides a clear path towards your success in life. Without it, you can not channel your strength to achieve success in life. All the planning and techniques are useless in the absence of a proper Goal.

Therefore, set a Goal in life and do all the things that are required to achieve that Goal.

2. Believe in Yourself

Self-belief can move mountains. You can change the world if you believe in yourself. All successes start with believing in yourself that you can do it. The belief that you have all the requisites for achieving your Goal in life.

“Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.”~ Roy T. Bennett

You must have heard about World cup cricket in 1983. In that match, no one believed that India would be the final winner but Indian players. So they won the final game despite all the difficulties during the match.

Sel-believe is like a catalyst that makes you energetic for achieving all that you deserve in life.

3. Be Flexible And Ready to Change

Change is the law of nature. This beautiful line is from ‘Bhagwad Gita’, the holy Hindu Text. It is evident that you changed a lot in your life. Remember when you were a kid, you have a different life and as you grow your life changed.

So change is a continuous process of life in order to improve. And a person who is flexible and ready to change as per the requirement of the Goal can achieve success in life.

“By being rigid, you become temporary; by being flexible, you become permanent!”~ Mehmet Murat ildan

Although everyone knows about flexibility but very few practice it. In fact, they don’t have the knowledge of when to be flexible. And they lose. So, when you decided to self-improvement, be ready to change.

4. Analyse The Resources

Resources are the tool for achieving success in life. It could be a skill or physical resource. Based on the goals, resources may be different for different goals.

“Time is the single most important resource that we have. Every single minute we lose is never coming back.”~ Tarun Sharma

So analysis should be done in a proper and effective way in order to achieve the maximum results. This analysis also tells you how much and what type of resources are needed for achieving your target.

Therefore, it gives you a direction for thinking and executing of your plan.

5. Develop The Required Skill for Self-improvement

After analysis, you are sure about what you need for achieving the goal. For this, you may need some skills. Skills make you capable of doing things in a better and more effective way.

“There are rules to luck, not everything is chance for the wise; luck can be helped by skill.”~― Balthasar Gracian

Also, you should always be ready to acquire knowledge and new life skills. It makes you more capable and efficient. It is a mindset that you need to develop for success in life.

6. Planning is necessary for Self-improvement

Good planning saves a lot of resources and effort which increases its importance in life. It is a road map for the execution. All the resources need to be utilised fully and effectively for maximum output. And it is possible with good planning only.

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”~ Abraham Lincoln

You must have seen the Hollywood movie Gladiator in which Americans won the war despite having weaker force. Because of better planning and strategy in war. The same is the case in the movie Troy also.

Therefore, the very purpose of having good planning in life is to have a better path to achieving success.

7. Take Action is the key to Self-improvement

It is the most important part of your success journey. All the planning and strategies will go in vain if you don’t take action at the right time. It is the action that makes you improve in life.

“Dreams don’t work unless you take action. The surest way to make your dreams come true is to live them.”~ Roy T. Bennett

Action shows your seriousness about making effort to acquire something in life. It also shows you how much effort is necessary and what resources are required to achieve your goal.

Therefore, never hesitate to take action at the right time. The action also shows our values and motivation in reality. If you really like to have greater motivation in life, then take action.

8. Feedback

When you take action, you get something. And to know what exactly you get, feedback is necessary for evaluation. Feedback gives you an idea about how much you succeeded in your endeavour.

“Failure is constructive feedback that tells you to try a different approach to accomplish what you want.”~ Idowu Koyenikan

Therefore, feedback should be taken seriously and accordingly take corrective measures for improvement. If you follow these steps, you can easily achieve what you are planning to get in life.

There are some techniques that will help you to make more efficient and capable in life.

1. Music can make you calm and serene

Peaceful Music For Peace of Mind

It is scientifically proven that music can make you peaceful and energetic. So listen to some calm and serene music t make yourself relaxed.

2. Healthy lifestyle is necessary for a good life

If you have a healthy lifestyle, you can do anything in life. Remember a good body and mind are needed for a good lifestyle. If you are healthy, only you can focus on your goal and achieve success in life.

Therefore, never ignore the importance of a healthy lifestyle. So follow an exercise schedule, have some natural food and breath some fresh air. That’s all you need to have a good lifestyle.

3. Do Some Meditation

Meditation is the key to having peace of mind and soul in life. If you are peaceful, you can take good and efficient decisions in life. it will make you more successful in life.

There are several techniques of meditation, but one very simple method is to listen to some meditation music and try to concentrate on the music.

The meditation music prevents outer disturbances and prepares you for effective meditation.

4. Reading Books for Self-improvement

For success in life, you need knowledge and experience but it takes a lot of time to have good knowledge and experience. But there is a shortcut for it. Just read books. Read the biographies of great people and acquire their experiences in a short time.

Reading is a habit very few possess in the present scenario because it needs a lot of patience. And in the era of short videos and reels, people have lost patience. As per a survey, the average concentration time of people nowadays is only 8 seconds.

Therefore it becomes very tough to read nowadays. But there are no other ways of acquiring knowledge and experience very fast. So make yourself ready for reading good books.

What you can do to improve your reading skill is to start with some simple books and read them on daily basis. And slowly you will gain the skill of reading. Once you acquire the reading habit, believe me, you will enjoy the real happiness of life. And you will improve beyond imagination.

All the best !!!


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