3 Habits to Adopt Today That Will Improve the Quality of Your Life

You don’t need to do a complete circle of change to improve

Sandija Sproģe
Mar 4 · 5 min read
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mproving one’s life isn’t about one big change, it is about taking small steps, one by one, and focusing on changing towards greater things in life. It mostly comes down to simple everyday things and making a conscious choice to change.

Life is full of daily tasks we all need to do, work and life are constantly out of balance, and it may give us a sense that we are losing grip on reality, and sometimes it may be the case. But don’t crumble under it, it is easy to lose grip as it is easy to get it back.

Changing one thing at a time, dedicating 30 minutes out of our daily rush, changing the way we look at things and trying to understand ourselves better. All it takes is a choice and some dedication.

We need to remember that it is in our power to change and turn things around. And getting another look at our own life can be really beneficial for the steps towards change.

Being mindful and trying to understand ourselves or the situation we are in, is the first step to moving forward. It is a simple act of trying to be mindful and understanding what it is that is holding us back.

There isn’t one perfect answer to everything, we need to understand ourselves and the way we react, to fully take advantage of life and stir ourselves in the right direction.

Getting to know ourselves better can improve our life. Learning our strengths and our weaknesses can bring out the best version we can be.

Understanding who we are and why we are the way we are will bring you calm and peace, it will help you make the right decision and push you towards a better life.

Treat yourself better, be your biggest fan, and advocate for your well-being. Who else, if not you? You are in charge of your life, you make decisions on your behalf daily, so do better.

Be More Decisive in Everything You Do

We don’t need to do a complete circle of change to improve the quality of our life, starting simple and taking small steps is all we need to do. Taking a few simple steps every day can boost our well-being and make our life more meaningful and more full of joy. There is no perfect time to start, decide to make small changes today and go for it.

Push yourself to achieve more. There is this thing called our comfort zone, we do the same thing day in and day out, without changing a thing, and we feel fine, but deep down we want more.

Pushing ourselves out of our comfort zone, and making us do new things, can bring us to learn something new about ourselves and how we are in real life.

Without pushing ourselves and getting over our boundaries we won’t be able to move forward to achieve the life we want to have.

Take your time to decide, but don’t be indecisive. Life is moving forward and it won’t wait for you to make a choice. Be firm and do your research, but as soon as you have decided go for it and don’t look back. Every choice we make, every step towards change we take, makes us who we are and gives us a sense of power over our own life.

Take a Break When You Absolutely Need It

Giving yourself time to think and re-think and reflect, can bring you more peace into knowing you are doing great. We tend to forget that we see only bad things and wrong decisions, and we think we haven’t done enough or gotten any further than we wanted to. In reality, we have, we just don’t seem to realize that.

Take some time to positively reflect on your life. You have come so far, and you should be proud, your past decisions have made you who you are, take a step into becoming better and achieving what you truly want.

If we don’t give ourselves time to do what we need to do to recharge and get up going again, then we will always be chasing and not getting where we want to be.

A break can be anything that gives you a chance to recharge, even sitting outside for a few minutes and breathing in the cold air. Anything and everything that gives you a sense of power and control over your own mind can help.

We are only human, and we need to recharge. Going on constantly without taking a break can break us. And getting back from total exhaustion and mental breakdown is going to be harder than taking a simple break from time to time to recharge.

Keep Your Mind Open to New Ideas

By understanding your current quality of life, you can focus on the missing parts, and build up the necessary confidence in yourself to make the right change for you and your next steps in life. Take advantage of any opportunity that seems right for you to move forward.

Being open to new ideas and having the right filter to understand if any idea is worth trying out, will push you towards improving yourself and your well-being.

Having the opportunity to test out new ideas can bring you a chance to learn new things about yourself. Even if you fail in doing something new, there is still a moment of reflection that can give you a sense of your limitations and your next step.

Having the opportunity to try something new, doesn’t always mean we have to jump in anything and everything. Use your common sense, trust your gut and go for it.

Keep your mind open, to any change and any setback. That is the only way you will be able to take something out of it and learn, either something new about yourself, or about this new idea, or even about the people you are with.

The sooner we understand that life is full of color and opportunities for us to take, the sooner we will understand that everything in life is a learning curve.

Life sometimes may feel boring and constant in our daily tasks but keeping our minds open to any change and new perspectives will bring us a sense of calm and peace.

Knowing that there is always a new path to take, a new advantage to try, a new way of living, will bring us closer to living a quality life that we can enjoy.


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Sandija Sproģe

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I publish about productivity, healthy lifestyle, self-development, mindset, relationships.



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