March 8, 2010

8 Life Changing Personal Development Tips

8 Life Changing Tips with Personal Development

Is your life out of order? Even just a little bit? Are you not sure where to start? Are you not sure if you NEED to start?

Well, if you're anything like 99% of the population then you need a little help to reach your peak performance. Take charge of your life and take charge of your day! By using these simple tips for life change you will set yourself on the fast track to getting your life in order, making peak progress, and ending procrastination.

How to change your life

Let's be clear right from the start -- You either need to be ready to print this page out or have a pen in hand with paper. Changing your life begins with information, but after that, it is all about what you do with that information to change and improve your life. You're going to need to take notes, write things down, capture ideas, and plant some fresh seeds in your mind.

8 Personal Development Tips to Change Your Life

1. Recognize and admit that there is a gap between your current situation and your desired results. You may be surprised this is a step in this list, but not a lot of people do this. In effect, this stops and prevents any chance of them improving, changing, or even having a shot at reaching new heights.

2. Find out what you want to do in life. And if life seems like too big of a leap to make, then just find out what you want to do with your life in the next 5 years. The key here is that you need a goal that is bigger than what you are. Goals of this caliber add major value to your life.

3. What are you doing right now that brings you closer to your goal or ideal life? Acknowledge yourself for doing positive steps toward reaching your goals. Too often in life we focus on what went wrong or where we messed up, but we forget that we are still doing many positive things.

4. Find out what's holding you back and what stands in your way. Being able to "see the future" is a big part of leading a successful life, and it is a common character trait among the ultra successful people in this world.

5. Now that you have an idea of what holds you back, find and buy a single book or audio book on improving that area of your life. If it's low self confidence that holds your back, then consider yourself lucky! There are literally hundreds of self help books and personal development programs out there to help you raise your confidence. Ultimately, there is a book out there for any problem you have.

Make note that I did not say find the single best book on your particular problem. I said simply find a book. You will not be a victim of analysis paralysis.

6. Next, read the book on self development that you bought. If you can only start with 5 minutes each day then do it. Only time for a few pages? No problem. You will be infinitely farther ahead than the person who never read at all. No if's, and's, or but's about it.

7. Take a new risk by a certain date in the near future. Living in the "comfort zone" is a surefire way to ensure your own misery. It's an absolute trap. And every day people fall into the comfort zone trap, build their comfortable nest, and literally rot away. Of course, be smart about your risks. For some people a risk might be talking to a stranger in the grocery store. For other people a risk could be asking their boss for a promotion.

When you step out of your comfort zone you grow. And growth is the ultimate aim of personal development. Once you take that new risk, make a schedule for future risk taking. You can start with something simple like "1 risk each week."

8. Finally, the last step in this life changing list is to review your results and repeat the tips continuously. As you find out what's working you'll want to do more. And when you learn what your downfalls are you will work on those as well (recall tip #3 and 4).

Closing Thoughts

In summary, these 8 Life Changing Personal Development Tips have the ability to transform your life. You owe it to yourself to give life all you can, even if you don't think it's that much to start with. Even if you aren't doing great, just get going! As motivational expert Zig Ziglar says, "You don't have to be great to start, but you do have to start to be great."

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D. More said...
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D. More said...

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