You may be an aged individual or a young adult – it doesn’t really matter! What does matter is that you know that you want to change your life for the better. You want to get your life in order again. The problem is that you just can’t seem to know exactly where to start! Why don’t you start by implementing these powerful ways, then?
You cannot change something unless you’re consciously accepting reality as the truth.
Once you accept the fact that you do need to change and then you can actually start changing.
Just be careful to know the difference between “accepting” and “surrendering”, though.
Realize that you alone are responsible for your life.
Whatever you may think, the truth is that only you are accountable for your own life. Your parents, your grandmother, your boss, your girlfriend, your neighbor’s dog or your country’s president – all of them aren’t really responsible for your personal life so don’t go playing the “blame game” on them when things go wrong.
At the end of the day, you have to take responsibility for your life. Other people can’t help you if you don’t decide to help yourself first.
2. Learn to stop worrying.
In life, there are two kinds of problems: problems that you can solve and problems that are beyond your control. Look into the problem and analyze it carefully.
Can you do something to solve the problem? Go ahead and list the things you can do. Start small if you have to. The important thing is is to identify solutions and then take action.
Or is the problem out of your reach? Stop worrying about it, then! You absolutely can’t do anything about it so why waste precious brain cells thinking about it? Breathe deeply and just let nature takes its directed course.
3. Let go of unnecessary baggage that only weighs you down.
Jealousy, hate, contempt, anxiety – all these will only blur your decision-making abilities and ruin your positive outlook on life.
Collect them all together and flush them all down the drain. Free yourself from negativity. Life is too short to bear grudges and maliciously judge people.
Just choose to let go.
4. If you really want something, take the risk and go for it.
Want to know a secret?
You can do anything that you want to do if you want it bad enough.
You have to have this constant sense of urgency, this regular hunger, this unquenched thirst, this insatiable desire, in order to motivate you to keep going.
If you yearn for it every single day, chances are, you’ll do absolutely everything in your power just to be able to achieve it.
Want to travel the whole world? Want to establish your own non-profit foundation? Want to be an advocate of positive change?
Hey, if you really want it, nothing’s stopping you.
5. Help others achieve happiness by making them feel good about themselves.
Changing your life positively need not be limited to your own life – you can help change someone’s life positively as well. You can do this by passionately helping others find their own self-worth.
Perform a small act of kindness. Sincerely compliment someone. Smile. Spend more time with your family and live in the moment with them. Talk to your friend about his past achievements and encourage him to accomplish more.
One simple act can make a huge difference.
6. Fail gloriously.
Try something new. Get out of your comfort zone and experience things that you normally wouldn’t encounter. Do something that you’ve never done before and fail at it at the first try.
Speak a foreign language. Make a new friend. Break an old habit. Cook a complicated meal. Learn to play a musical instrument.
Do something new every time and enjoy your initial failures.
What separates a positively successful person from a negative one is the amount of failures. A positively successful person actually fails more because he takes action more. Fail, stumble and fall – but remember to stand up straight once again for every fall.
A positive change in your life starts from your failures and ends in your success.
Lianne Martha Laroya
Lianne Martha Laroya is a blogger, a nurse, an online entrepreneur & an aspiring financial advisor. She is the founder of The Wise Living, a website dedicated to educate young adults on money management and early investing without boring them to tears. Get your FREE copy of her “12-Step Guide to be a 20-SOMETHING MILLIONAIRE” book now! She loves hearing from people. Connect with her on Twitter, @MsLianneLaroya