Roots of Self Improvement

I have always been interested towards the subject of Self Improvement.

In this article i have tried to list out some key points on Self development which has helped me in my Journey of Life.

1. Balance is the key

Our Universe works with the principle of balance, We come across Highs and Lows , Day and night, Summer and Winter.

Just like a pendulum swings in both directions but comes to rest in the center eventually.

For example : Ego is an integral part of a person’s character and we should not completely ignore it and become insensitive to the circumstances neither we should be drowned in our ego so much that we become ignorant or arrogant.

2. Perseverance

Perseverance or Endurance is more than patience.

We cannot deny the feelings of fear, worry or anxiety however we can just allow these feelings to pass through us through awareness and observation.

3. Thankfulness

Life is a gift, we have countless blessings to be thankful of.

Instead of a complaining or regret we should be feeling thankful for having the gift of life.

4. Surrender to the Almighty

In the flow of life we become so much submerged that we think everything is controlled by our actions.

We have a tendency to worry of every worst case scenario as if we are the only ones controlling the universe.

We forget that the Universe is being controlled by a Higher Force and there are Huge bodies like Sun, Earth, Moon, Starts and planets levitating around us.

We forget that we did not control even a fraction of the process of our birth, yet we are born.

Learn to Surrender to the Almighty.

Learn to give control to the Almighty and you will feel peaceful.

5. Stillness

Nature is such a precious gift around us.

When the mind is full of worry and thoughts, take some time out to walk or be in Nature.

Feeling the Nature with our senses has a calming effect on us.

Simply touching the grass, watching the ocean, feeling the breeze, Mountains, has an amazing effect on us.

6. Listen

Listen to your inner self.

Listen to your body, mind and soul. 

Discover the things or activities which gives you inner joy and peace.

7. Good Intention

Practice to develop a good intention.

Practice forgiveness, We all make mistakes.

8. Service

We all have a tendency to take things or collect things.

We hardly think of giving back to the World without expecting any returns.

Find something which you can offer to the world without expecting anything in return.

It does not need to be monetary, physical or an asset, it can be as simple as your knowledge sharing.

This act will give you a sense of your Life’s Purpose and also a great Satisfaction.

9. Awareness

In this age of Information overload, a typical person has more than 50,000 thoughts in a day.

The moment we are drowned in our thoughts we get carried away.

Thinking Mind is a powerful tool to be used for analytical purpose.

The key is to observe the pattern of thinking mind  and not to be drowned in the stream of thoughts.

You are not your thoughts, you are the Consciousness which observes the thoughts.


10. Perception

Its good to have a positive perception and assumption.

The World exists as you perceive it.


11. Judging

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”….Mother Teresa

Do not judge people.

Do not judge yourself, take it easy.

Forgive and move forward.


12. Comfort Zone

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”….Neale Donald Walsch

We have a natural tendency to stay in our comfort zone and avoid any new changes or challenges.

The best things are achieved only by moving out of our Comfort zone.

13. Life is NOW

Life is to live in the moments.

Be fully present in the given moment with mind, body and soul.

Do not get consumed in overthinking about the future.

Life is Present !



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