How to Make 2021 the Year of Self-Improvement

How to Make 2021 the Year of Self-Improvement

It’s common knowledge that most new year’s resolutions deal with some form of self-improvement. That being said, most new year’s resolutions also tend to be forgotten within a matter of months – sometimes days. But 2021 can be different. If you’re willing to put in the time and effort, this could be the year where “new year, new me” is an accurate statement. Especially after everything the world went through last year, most of us can agree that we want to make the most of this year and make it a year worth remembering. Keep reading to find out how you can accomplish that. 

Improve your strengths and eliminate your weaknesses

If your goals aren’t focusing on your strengths, you’re likely going to give up on them quite soon. One of the most important factors of self-improvement is knowing what your strengths and weaknesses are, as these two things form the starting point of your journey. It can often be hard to determine these strengths and weaknesses though, especially if they’re not very obvious. We’d recommend taking a personality test. Aside from giving you a lot of insight into your personality, they will often be able to pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses. So, if you’re an ISFP, you’d be able to learn about common ISFP strengths and weaknesses.

Health

There’s a reason why most people have at least one health-related goal or resolution for each year. Mental and physical health both play an important role in our overall happiness and quality of life, and your health is something that can constantly be improved. While there are various tips for improving your health, we recommend that you focus on one at a time. If you bite off more than you can chew, you’re likely to get overwhelmed and give up completely. Slow and steady wins the race, as they say.

Learn a new skill

Self-improvement is all about growth, and you can’t grow if you’re constantly doing the same things. So, why not see this year as the perfect opportunity to challenge yourself and try to learn something new? This can be something major – like going back to school and learning a new subject, or it can be something less drastic, like learning a new language or learning to play an instrument. Again, we’d recommend you stick to one skill at a time for maximum effect. You can always try something else next year. It can be a daunting venture, so you can click here for some strategies when it comes to learning a new skill.

Embrace change

If last year taught us anything, it’s that unexpected things happen all the time. While planning is great, you need to accept the fact that things may not always go according to that plan, and that’s okay! Make 2021 the year of embracing change, whether it’s planned or not. Once more, this can be something life-altering like moving to a new city, or you can implement it in small ways, such as not getting upset if your plans get canceled or changed.

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