Be Your Best Self
If you picture the best version of yourself, are you looking in a mirror – or looking into the future?
Life brings various stresses and pressures that may limit your ability to be your best self, but it is important not to give up on the person you truly want to be.
While you may feel your best self is an unattainable version of you in the distance, you can take action now that allows you to start living a better version of your own life.
Big change may be easier to achieve than you think.
Here are FIVE Powerful ways to be your best self.
#1. Set Goals
The first step in transforming into the best version of yourself is considering your aspirations in life.
Picture your optimal future self, and start a plan can help you become that person. You can set goals in any area of your life. By setting goals, you are holding yourself accountable for the actions it takes to become the best you.
#2. Eliminate Distractions
Next, it’s important to ask yourself, “What is holding me back?” Distractions in your life may be limiting you from becoming the person you truly want to be.
Your distractions in life can take many forms; it could be a negative attitude, too much technology, a toxic relationship or a habit of putting others’ needs before your own.
Figure out what is distracting you from living your best life, and find healthy ways to minimize the noise.
#3. Leave Your Comfort Zone
Your comfort zone is where you feel most content and calm, but this safety net can also serve as a barrier for your goals.
Chances are, your best self will involve you to stretch beyond your comfort zone. Push yourself to make moves that may scare you a little bit.
This may involve starting a new conversation, asking for a promotion at work or performing your talents in a public setting.
Leaving your comfort zone may require some bravery, but the benefits can be highly rewarding and encouraging.
#4. Focus on Healthy Habits
You can’t be the best you if you are not mentally and physically healthy.
Try to incorporate more healthy habits into your day, such as eating a healthy breakfast, going for more walks, or incorporating time in your day to meditate or practice yoga.
Your overall wellness if the foundation for the best version of yourself, and positive daily habits can help nourish your body and mind.
#5. Enlist Help
In striving to be your best self, it is important that you become your biggest cheerleader.
However, it can also be encouraging to have support from others. Consider telling your family and close friends about your goals, and ask for their help in achieving them
Whether you need a few words of encouragement or someone to help you maintain accountability, your loved ones can help lift you up into a better lifestyle.
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