How to start working on you

The person you are now is good but do you want to help or encouragement to be a little better today than you were yesterday?

11/17/20232 min read

Becoming a better person is a continuous journey of self-improvement and personal development. Here are some ways to work on becoming a better version of yourself:

  1. Self-Reflection:

    • Regularly take time to reflect on your actions, beliefs, and values.

    • Consider your strengths and weaknesses, and identify areas for improvement.

    • Best self by life coach Mike Bayer

  2. Set Goals:

    • Establish clear, realistic, and achievable goals for personal and professional growth.

    • Break down larger goals into smaller, manageable steps.

    • Goals by Zig Ziglar:

  3. Practice Empathy:

    • Put yourself in other people's shoes and try to understand their perspectives.

    • Listen actively and show genuine concern for others' feelings.

    • Empathy why it matters by Roman Krznaric

  4. Continuous Learning:

    • Stay curious and committed to lifelong learning.

    • Read books, attend workshops, and engage in activities that broaden your knowledge and skills.

    • Help me help you by Brian Petree

  5. Cultivate Gratitude:

    • Focus on the positive aspects of your life.

    • Express gratitude regularly, whether through journaling or simply telling others you appreciate them.

    • Attitudes of Gratitude by M.J. Ryan

  6. Be Mindful:

    • Practice mindfulness to stay present in the moment.

    • Mindfulness can help you manage stress, improve decision-making, and enhance overall well-being.

  7. Develop Good Habits:

    • Identify habits that contribute to your well-being and those that hinder it.

    • Work on replacing negative habits with positive ones.

  8. Build Resilience:

    • View challenges as opportunities for growth.

    • Learn from setbacks and bounce back stronger.

  9. Cultivate Positive Relationships:

    • Surround yourself with people who uplift and support you.

    • Foster healthy relationships by communicating openly and honestly.

  10. Be Responsible:

    • Take ownership of your actions and their consequences.

    • Learn from mistakes and use them as opportunities for improvement.

  11. Volunteer and Give Back:

    • Contribute to your community or a cause you're passionate about.

    • Helping others can bring a sense of purpose and fulfillment.

  12. Stay Open-Minded:

    • Embrace new ideas and perspectives.

    • Be willing to change your opinions based on new information.

  13. Prioritize Self-Care:

    • Take care of your physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

    • Ensure you have a balance between work, rest, and play.

  14. Practice Humility:

    • Acknowledge your strengths without boasting.

    • Be open to learning from others, regardless of their position or background.

  15. Forgive and Let Go:

    • Release grudges and practice forgiveness.

    • Holding onto resentment can hinder personal growth.

Remember, becoming a better person is a gradual process, and it's okay to have setbacks. The key is to stay committed to self-improvement and to continuously strive to be the best version of yourself.

Great books:

ON WARRIORSHIP: A Guide For Your Warrior Path

Meditation for Beginners Made Easy

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