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What are self-improvement quotes and how can I apply them in my own life?

I have heard about using self-improvement quotes several times. I’m keen on knowing their meaning, purpose and how can I apply them in my own life. I need at least two self-help quotes that can serve as a constant motivational factor in what I do. I have received hundreds of emails saying, ‘Find ways of improving yourself through our daily quote guide’. It is true I need ways to improve myself but none of the emails ever proved effective since most of them just ended in requesting money for their posts. Any piece of information that will offer a solid guide on how I can improve myself will be highly appreciated. I would like the information to include a number of self-improvement ideas that I can include in my next year’s personal plan.

Curtis Rhodes

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Bethany Evans on January 12, 2018

A self-improvement quote is simply a phrase or a saying that you can use as a personal motivational statement. It can be a phrase that reminds of the things you have gone through and came out successful. It could be also a renowned saying by a great personality that constantly serves to remind you that you can be as great as that person. Such a quote has the sole reasoning of motivating and making an individual realize himself. The quote may carry your goal or vision and by constantly reciting it you always picture your progress and what you still need to do to attain a full realization of your dream.

Personally, I have a famous saying that has always been my self-help quote. It says ‘In every family, in every society, education is the premise of progress, information is liberating and knowledge is power.’ It is phrase I coined from Kofi Annan, former UN General Secretary. It always reminds me that I ought to stand up for the three most important pillars of a democratic and progressive society: information, education and knowledge. You too can research and adopt a number of quotes that will be a driver and a motivator in all that you do. Below are two famous quotes from Nelson Mandela’s collection that help me reflect on life a lot?

  • Ambition never comes to an end.
  • We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always right to do right.

We are all constantly looking for ways to improve the various aspects of our lives. This can either be consciously or unconsciously. Changing the various areas of lives can be a daunting undertaking, and more often it’s difficult to know where to begin. I have gathered a number of self-improvement ideas and techniques for motivation. Remember, do not be intimidated by the idea of taking initiative to develop yourself.

Start by setting health and fitness goals. Most people have learned unhealthy habits which take a long period to unlearn. In case you’re intending to improve your health, you should consider changing your eating habits. You do not need to go on diet since such initiative doesn’t work effectively. Simply resolve to make healthier choices bit by bit. You can also adopt health and fitness app such as MyFitnessPal to help track your calories over a period of time and also enable you what changes to introduce into your diet and physical exercises.

Another personal growth idea is the power of accountability. Tell yourself you want to make it in your set goals. Use you Facebook followers, friends and co-workers to keep you glued to your goals. Try and set self-care goals that can help you optimize your mental and physical health. Treat yourself through enjoying a warm bath, massage, haircut or manicure, step out of your comfort zone and travel to a new place or simply try meditating. There are lots of ideas to improve yourself and you just need to keep reading and executing them one by one.

Brian Warner2 years ago

I totally agree with the above response. Understanding that a self-improvement quote is essential to every person. It is one of the cornerstones of setting and attaining personal goals. You can develop yourself through setting personal standards, setting relationship goals, starting a new hobby, learning a new skill, skipping unessential social media posts, reading and enrolling for online classes to learn a new course that can help you attain your goals.

Self-improvement is an ever-changing process, and what may work for you might not apply to other people. Sometimes it might feel as if you’re completely lost and you don’t understand how to find the next steps along the journey of your life. Hopefully a few comprehensive goals will be
helpful in assisting establish your path again and make your dreams count once more. Do not forget to remove toxic people from your life. Finally, keep track of your thoughts through writing, journaling or even dumping your mind out on a piece of paper at least once in a day.

Caleb Jenkins2 years ago

As a student, I have never thought that self-improvement quotes could motivate someone to do some important things in life. I have never spent time looking for them because I always thought they were not important. However, I have read your piece and the most amazing thing is that I have been motivated by the wisdom of the quote of Kofi Annan. Now I am ready to invest my time to get more quotes on different subjects and get the knowledge that can bring power. I am going to make a compilation of self-help quotes that I will always refer to in any level of life. Thank you!

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