How To Be The Best Version Of Yourself?

How To Be The Best Version Of Yourself?

For so many of us, there are aspects about our lives that we’d like to improve. There are always going to be places in our lives where we can find room for improvement so we can be as happy and healthy as possible. It could be overwhelming to think about all the ways you can begin your journey of self-improvement. So in order to get you thinking about the steps you could take, I have put together a list of examples for you to take a look at. Of course, there are so many additional options, but, hopefully, this list will get you thinking about what ideas will benefit you and work best for your lifestyle.

Eat a cleaner diet
A cleaner diet is something that many of us would like to incorporate into our lives. A healthier diet not only can help you lose weight, but can improve your mood, give you more energy, and make you healthier all around. Along with replacing fattier, greasy food with foods that are better for you, be sure to drink eight 8-oz glasses of water daily. A healthy diet is a great place to start on the path of a healthy and happy lifestyle.

Socialize in new ways
One way to shake up things in your life is to meet new people and expand your social life. By hanging out with new people and finding new places to hang out near you, you can discover more of what makes you happy and perhaps find new hobbies. Some ways you could meet new people are by inviting your friends to include others in your plans together, by hanging out at new places, and by getting to know your coworkers better.

Read more often
In our world of the Internet and Netflix, it might be difficult to find the motivation to sit down in a nice, quiet spot and do some reading. We live in a fast-paced society and many of us, unfortunately, don’t take the time to slow down and dive into a good book. There are so many benefits to reading, such as memory improvement and expanding your vocabulary, so making an effort to read more is an awesome way to start your journey to your best self. Try starting with a simple goal, such as reading for 15 minutes every other day.

Care for your body
This is a pretty general tip, but each person’s body and health is so different, so focus on what will help you personally. This could mean attending doctor’s appointments regularly or doing something as simple as seeing a new hair stylist. Perhaps your goal is to take the next step with your self-care routine to improve something about your appearance that’s been keeping you down. For example, you could place a few dollars aside each month to put towards high-end skincare items from Sephora or products that fight hair loss from hims.

Be smart about your spending
Managing money is a huge obstacle that many of us have trouble with. It can feel so easy to throw down $15 on take-out four times a week or $80 on a new pair of shoes for the weekend. Take a shot at developing a better money mindset by creating a budget. A good rule of thumb for budgeting your money is the 50/20/30 rule. This means putting 50% of your income toward essentials, saving 25%, and spending the last 30% on personal items.

Let me know down below what you plan on doing to work towards the best version of yourself!

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  • Carina

    These are great tips! I am learning on tackling things on thing at a time to improve myself 🙂

     
  • Jessi Malay

    Great advice and tips love!! Definitely going to incorporate these for 2018!

    XO, Jessi
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