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How to Improve Yourself: 50 Ways to Kick Ass in All Areas of Life

improve yourselfImagine yourself five years from now. What would your life look like if you made the decision right now to improve every aspect of yourself every day from this point forward?

What kind of impact would that commitment have on you as a person? What would your health and physical appearance be like?

Where would you live? How much money would you have? What would it mean for your relationships and what kind of people would you be surrounded with?

No matter what you’re personally striving for there’s no doubt that continuous self-education is extremely powerful. Coming up are some really awesome resources everyone should know about and put to use. You might want to bookmark this one. 😉

50 Ways to Improve Yourself

1. Increase Your Market Value

2. Start a Side Business

3. Learn How to Influence Others

4. Manage Your Time

5. Keep Your Stuff Secure

6. Make a Budget

7. Get Out of Debt

8. Learn How to Invest

9. Contribute

10. Live Green

11. Master Your Habits

12. Floss

13. Breathe Properly

14. Drink Enough Water

15. Sleep Well

16. Know Basic Cooking

17. Shower Cold

18. Exercise

19. Meditate

20. Drink Green Tea

21. Be Present

22. Make Good First Impressions

23. Remember Peoples’ Names

24. Communicate Effectively

25. Help Others

26. Forgive

27. Let Go of The Past

28. Get a Mentor

29. Join a Mastermind Group

30. Tell Good Stories

31. Give Great Toasts

32. Master Public Speaking

33. Date Your Wife

34. Flirt Without Frightening

35. Know Your Why

36. Always Be Learning

37. Speed Read

38. Get a Journal

39. Have a Morning Routine

40. Have an Evening Routine

41. Write a Blog

42. Speak At Least Two Languages

43. Know What to Do In Emergencies

44. Travel Hack

45. Travel Lightly

46. Play an Instrument

Pretty much every instrument known to man has great tutorials on YouTube.

47. Take Great Pictures

48. Learn How to Draw

49. Declutter

50. Be Grateful

The Next Step: Grab Your Free Self-Improvement Startup Workbook

The Self-Improvement Startup WorkbookIf you made it all the way down here you’re likely excited to get to work on your own self-improvement, but you might also be a bit overwhelmed and unsure of where to start.

That’s why I’ve put together a Self-Improvement Startup Workbook to help you clarify where to start and how to get moving on your own personal development.

All you have to do to get instant access is to join the Selfication community and download your copy from the members’ section.

Finally, I’d like to thank all the authors of the amazing resources I link to in this article. Keep up your important work! 🙂



17 responses to “How to Improve Yourself: 50 Ways to Kick Ass in All Areas of Life”

  1. Thanks for mentioning my Halo Effect article, Patrik!

  2. Stuart says:

    Hi Patrik, great list and no, I don’t do #17. 🙂 I would like to add my labelling exercise. Grab a pad and write down ALL your labels; father, son, brother, friend, neighbour, lover, martial artist, cook etc. Everything, exhaust it. Take a few days over it and ask your friends, family and colleagues to add to it. Then, go through it carefully and decide on one label that’s missing that you’d like to have, EG: entrepreneur, inventor, property investor etc. Last, decide what one step you could take to attaining that label, and take it. 🙂

  3. What a complete list! Good work putting it together. The most important to me are cold showers, get out of debt, and always be learning.

    To me, these three things have massive carryover into many of the other areas.

    Keep up the good work, Patrik

  4. Sarah says:

    Had to come back and reread this post because I was having a down morning and remembered what a great kick it gave me when I first pursued it! I love that the advice is so practical: it IS empowering to know what to do in emergencies, and it is great to know how to take decent photos! Great to remember that improving your life can be as simple as stepping outside, prepping a meal or putting your money in the right place. Go us.

  5. Hey, I believe in number 30 – however the paradox is that we probably need to follow the other 49 to do it successfully! 🙂

  6. How come I only just came across this article now??

    AMAZING resource! Awesome work… I have bookmarked this and will be returning to it regularly! Great work, Patrik!

    • Hey Brendan,

      Thanks for stopping by! It’s great to connect with you as I’m a long time lurker and fan of your blog. 🙂

      I’m glad your liking this one. It took a while to put together but the real credit has to go to the amazing authors linked out to.

  7. Wow, this is a really nice comprehensive list of resources. Wish I can implement a few one step at a time!

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