Firstly, build self-esteem in self. Understand that you are good the way you are. Don’t hang around doubts in your mind regarding the bad aspects of you. You are similar to others in the sense that each has a combination of good and not so good facets that you need to work out.
You need to groom yourself towards a better you as you want to accept, face, and handle newer challenges in life. By working in improving yourself, you would want to enhance your own value and worth. Doing so would however need your exquisite, conscious, and intentional work.
5 steps to be better you have been laid down below for you to readily reckon.
- Decide what you want to improve.
If you want to change yourself for betterment, first sort out and make a list of what you want to improve in self. Spend enough time to come up with an exhaustive list that caters to the needs to envision a better you.
You could additionally choose to take feedback from others. Invite feedback from people who eye on you, be it strangers or acquaintances. Consider all the feedback and the criticisms you encountered in a constructive manner. Add whatever qualifies to be appended to your list.
- Set an action plan.
Once you are ready with the meticulous list, think of how you can get them to work. Either your skills need to be refined and mastered more, or you have to learn new skills. This apart, you also need to assess carefully the obstacles that could come your way. You should also have a plan in place to overcome these obstacles and move along.
Now develop robust strategies and frame an action plan. For every single plan, accommodate an alternate plan too. Tag each action plan with a specified timeline. Put your plan on to a chart and hold it up for display in a space that attracts your interest. Rehearse them multiple times during the day. Do also give time in reviewing them.
- Put an end to procrastination in life.
You very well understand that you need to change. You also identified what in yourself needs to be groomed. You are also ready with plans in place to jump into action. Now what you really need the most is to just do it. Don’t be hesitant or don’t get lazy and procrastinate to do the work later.
Whatever the reason be, just begin with end results in mind and keep working. Foresee the outcomes and begin your first move. Build the mental ability in you, carve out the negativity, stay fit and healthy, and do all that which can keep you going and not wait for excuses. Understand that you are doing for your own betterment in life.
- Now commit yourself fully to work.
Begin your first step towards progress and keep moving and climbing up the stairs. Do all this with full focus, dedication, and determination in giving your best. Commit yourself one hundred percent. Promise yourself that you will help in bringing about a change in self.
Drive out all the distractions and worries that keep bothering you while at work. Meditate or exercise if needed, to arrest the worries causing you to worry. Have a sense of emotional and mental balance and work with a healthy mind and body. Set your ambiance organized and keep people informed that you cannot entertain any kind of external disturbance as well.
- Sustain and stabilize the better version in you.
Now that you are prepared to give your best and gained control over internal and external circumstances to the extent possible, sustain the situation. Bring out the sense of self-discipline in you. Continue to keep this status quo. Maintain the existing state of affairs.
Understand that by sustaining and stabilizing this kind of attitude, you are sure to grow. And as you keep growing, you are sure to keep tuning yourself towards betterment day after day. Keep in mind that external influencing factors keep changing every now and then. Ensure to change your approach to the changing environment to best fit yourself into that space.
To sum up, working towards a meaningful and a direction oriented personal growth is a never-ending process. By working hard and enjoying the journey, you are sure to reap success in life. In no time, you will be able to release a better version of yourself to the world. You can even deliver your life stories and encourage others by being a visionary and a role model to others.