15 Most Practical Ways To Improve Your Life
- Set your goals :
Sets your goals and make it as steps to succeed.Set your goals and stay focused to achieve it.
Follow the below ways to achieve your goals:
Ø Define it
Ø Want it
Ø Believe it
Ø Write it down
Ø Split it up
Ø Review it
Ø Schedule it
Ø Do it
- Stay focused with to-do lists
Make a point to start your day with a list of tasks that you want to complete and this helps you to stay focused. Increase your productiveness by completing the tasks listed on time and as planned .If use your computer all the time, then you use sticky notes to manage your to-do lists. It’s really simple to use and it’s a freeware.
- Read a personal development article everyday :
Make it a point to read at least one personal development article every day, which I think is a great habit. There are many terrific personal development blogs out there in internet.
- Upgrade your job skill :
Do you think Sticking to one job skill for 10 years , make improvement to your life?.
Now the world is changing with modern technology with many improvements and innovations. You need to keep upgrading your skills atleast every 6 months or atleast yearly once.
- Forget your past,focus on present and Future :
Is there any unsuccessful moment ,grievances or unhappiness from the past which you have been holding on? If so, it’s time to let it go. Holding on to them prevents you from moving on and becoming a better person. Break away from the past, forgive yourself, and to move on is the best way to improve your life.
- Overcome your fears :
All of us have fears. Fear of uncertainty, fear of public speaking, fear of risk… All our fears keep us in the same position and prevent us from growing. Recognize that your fears reflect areas where you can grow. Always think of fears as the compass for growth. If you have a fear about something, it represents something you have yet to address, and addressing it helps you to grow.
“THE BEST WAY TO OVERCOME FEAR IS TO FACE THE FEAR WITH EQUANIMITY THE SITUATION OF WHICH ONE IS AFRAID”- B.K.S IYENGAR
- Learn public speaking :
Interestingly, public speaking is the most fearer thing in the world.
Here are some of the ways to overcome the fear of public speaking:
Ø Know your topic
Ø Get organized
Ø Practice, and then practice some more.
Ø Challenge specific worries.
Ø Visualize your success.
Ø Do some deep breathing.
Ø Focus on your material, not on your audience.
Ø Don’t fear a moment of silence.
- Take a break if you feel overworked :
Sometimes working with tiredness and stress won’t give you any result.Self-improvement is also about recognizing our need to take a break to walk the longer mile ahead. You can’t be driving a car if it has no petrol. Take some time off for yourself. Take a break ,relax, rejuvenate so that you will get full charge for yourself to put into action and to achieve your goals.
- Start a small business venture and set a 3 months challenge :
Is there anything you have an interest or hobby which you can turn it into a venture and make money ? Starting a new venture will help you to learn self-discipline, leadership, business management skills, develop business acumen and have a competitive edge. A lot of people think starting a business is hard. Too many would-be-entrepreneurs get stuck early in the process because they think only a certain type of person has what it takes to make it as a successful business owner. The reality is, most people have what it takes: a good idea, the right amount of capital and the creativity.
Start a small business at the start and set a three months challenge to see how the business runs , how you can manage ,ways to improve ,etc..
- Learn from the people who inspire you :
Think about people you admire, the people who inspire you. These people reflect certain qualities, lifestyles you want to have for yourself too. Learn some lesson from their stories, challenges ,hurdles they gone through in their life.
- Put into action :
Planning is important but Don’t take more time for planning. Waiting doesn’t get anything done. Try to put into action as soon as possible so that You will know what things to improve or re-plan to make it happen.
- Keep motivating yourself :
Always think your goals, desires and needs and keep motivating yourself . Always have can do attitude and keep focused on your goals to achieve. Your competitors are your best motivators.Think how to be successful in front of them. Read some motivational quotes to keep you motivated.
- Avoid negative people and negative thoughts around you :
Always think positive and have can do attitude. Avoid friends ,people who thinks negative who demotivates you, who destructs you from your goals .
- Put someone upto a challenge :
Competition is one of the best ways to grow and your competitors are your best motivators. Set a challenge and compete with a competitor to see who achieves the target first. Through the process, both of you will gain more than if you were to set off on the target alone.
- Commit your growth :
There can be writing list articles with 10 ways, 15 ways, 100 ways or even 1,000 ways to improve yourself, but if you’ve no intention to commit to your personal growth, it doesn’t matter. Nothing is going to get through. We are responsible for our personal growth – not anyone else. Make the decision to commit to your personal growth and embrace yourself to a life-long journey of growth and change. Kick off your growth by picking a few of the steps above and working on them. The results may not be immediate, but as long as you keep to it, you’ll start seeing positive changes in yourself and your life.