How can you improve your life almost instantly?
Once upon a time, there was a very ambitious boy. His mother asked him what his greatest goal in life. The boy replied, “I want to change the world.”
Twenty years later, the boy was in his early adult life. Somebody asked him about his greatest dream. The man said, “I want to change my country.”
Forty years later, the boy was already in his late adult life. One of his children asked him what was his greatest dream in life. The old man said, “I want to change myself.”
The world is full of ambitious boys. Almost everyone wants to control everything. But the truth is that trying to change a “self” is much like a grand illusion than a reality. So most people struggle to find self-improvement.
The problem though is that most people start implementing change at the wrong place. Like the story above, the boy realized that the change must start inside. Not outside.
But this does not mean that you can’t affect change in yourself. You have the power to improve yourself. Here’s what you can do to quickly improve your life.
1. Drink a glass of water before breakfast
Drinking a glass of water before eating your breakfast can have a positive impact on your health. The benefits of this ancient technique are proven – it flashes wastes and toxins in your body. Doing this can help you develop a soft and clearer skin.
A regular exercise can be helpful to stay healthy. A simple walk can have a positive impact on your health. Just involve yourself in physical activity regularly. You’ll notice that you feel good every day.
3. Have enough sleep
As possible, get 8-10 hours of sleep. Avoid watching late-night TV shows or phone conversation. Remember that there’s a time for everything. Enough sleep is very important for your health. So never miss an ample sleep.
4. Avoid toxic people
Negative people are contagious. So surrounding yourself with negative people can make you negative too. They can drag you down and poison your mind. Life is already stressful. Don’t make it harder. Get the extra luggage off your shoulder.
5. Don’t expect special treatment
The world is unfair. But instead of living in negativity, you can always create your own world. Build self-confidence and a brave heart. Instead of blaming others for your failure, do good for other people. Helping can make you happy. The happier you are, the more productive you will be. Above all, develop a positive mindset.
One way to improve your life is to learn as many new information as possible. And the best way to do this is through reading. Make yourself hungry for knowledge. Read magazines, books, and other informative materials. Feed your mind with healthy information by avoiding news from any type of media.
7. Take time to ponder
Take 10-15 minutes every morning to reflect your goals and aspirations in life. Have you reached your dreams? What are the things that need to be done? And what is left unturned? Doing this can help you stay on track. Self-assessment gives you light.
8. Respect everyone
In order to improve your life, you need to start inside. And self-improvement always involves treating other people nicely. You can’t expect others to respect you if you don’t respect yourself. Build a beautiful world by creating good social relationships. Start small like smiling and greeting strangers with a smile. Embrace openness and understanding. But don’t expect that the world will always agree with you. If you do good to others, do not wait for others to do the same to you. It may not happen. At least, you do what you think the best thing to do.
Self-improvement is achievable. You can be anything or anyone if you choose to. But you can only improve your life if you start working it from the inside. Build a better and stronger foundation. Cultivate your better self.
I’m a licensed psychometrician, author, and blogger. I’m currently working as a University instructor teaching psychology. I love writing and doing psychological research.