When it comes to life, you’re often going to find that you just want to be in the best possible place. No matter who you are or what you’ve been through in life, everyone wants to be happy. Yet, happiness doesn’t always seem like the obvious thing to us all.
As sad as that can seem, we don’t all believe that we should (or can be) happy. And at the same time, we might all just beat ourselves up a little too much about things in life. It’s all too natural to be hard on ourselves. But it’s just not always the best thing to do.
The ego often automatically tries to protect us from scary things and this is how we can be full of fear. And it often stops us from being happy or being our very best selves. And that’s really not okay. Instead, you deserve to bring everything you’ve ever wanted to life.
Don’t you want to be happy and be your very best self? Don’t you want to live a life that you really love and enjoy it without feeling exhausted or scared or without living for someone else? When that’s the case, you definitely need to do something to make that happen – but what’?
We’re going to look at that right now for you.
Being Your Best Self
Before we dig into the details, maybe you want to know what being your best self actually means. You might have heard this saying a lot before – and it can be confusing.
Maybe you’ve thought it might mean that you have to make a lot of changes or that there’s something wrong with you? Neither of these things are true. Instead, it’s just about the idea of growth and embracing all of your potential. And who wouldn’t want to do that?
Sometimes, this may mean that you change a lot and grow as a person – but this never comes from a negative space. Instead, it’s something that you’ll do over time and because you’ve tried new things or stepped out of your comfort zone.
It’ll all be things to make you happy and none of it is a result of you not being good enough as you are.
So, if this sounds like something that you’re interested in, you might want to think about what you can do to bring this to life. Let’s take a look.
13 Ways To Make This Happen
If you’re ready to become your best self and you’re excited to grow as a person but you’re not sure where to start, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s take a look at how you can make this happen.
Be Kinder To Yourself
First of all, you have to be kind to yourself. If you start this journey being hard on yourself, it’s probably not going to go so well. So, instead, try to be much kinder to yourself if you can. It’ll help you to feel good.
As a step on from that, you might want to make sure that you’re practicing gratitude too. When you’re grateful for the things that you have, it helps you to stay grounded, focus on the moment, and be happy. This can be vital in you being your best self.
Stop Comparing Yourself
You’ll also want to make sure that you’re not comparing yourself to others – either what they look like, what they’re doing, or where they are in life. Most of the time, you’re comparing yourself to their middle or your own perception of them anyway.
If you’re always in your head, you may find that it’s all too hard to focus on the present moment. So it’s a good idea to try and stay present if you can. When you’re more present in your life, you’ll often find that it’s just much easier for you to focus on the here and now. This means that you’re enjoying your life and taking it all in, rather than causing worry and anxiety.
Prioritize Your Wellbeing
Next, you have to make sure that you’re looking after yourself too. It’s so vital. If you want to be your best self, you have to be relaxed, avoid stress, and look after your body. This can mean eating well and resting.
Drink More Water
It’s also a good idea to drink more water. You’ll have more energy and feel better in yourself. This can then help you to feel really good and motivated to work on yourself and enjoy your life more.
Move Your Body
As a step on from that, you might want to think about exercising a bit more too. And this isn’t because it’s what’s popular or to be forced on you. It’s because it’s so good for your mind and body. If you want to feel good and be your best self, moving your body more is going to help you to feel motivated and energized to do it.
Have A Routine
From here, you may find that it helps if you have some kind of routine in place. Being the best version of yourself is something that you’ll need to do consciously and you’ll often have to keep yourself accountable for this. This is where a good routine can come in. Having an evening routine can set you up for the next day. Then having something in place in the morning can set the intentions for the day too. It can work really well.
Love Your Environment
It might also help you if you’d like to look at your living space too. It’s hard to feel good and like you’re in the best possible space when everything is a mess around you. And so, you might want to focus on ways to make the environment around you feel good. Keeping it neat and clean and tidy can help. That way, when everything around you is feeling orderly, it will make you feel good too.
Do Things You Love
Next, you might want to make sure that you’re doing things that you enjoy. Whether that’s reading or running or starting a new business. A huge part of being your best self and living your dream life is doing what you love.
Surround Yourself With Positivity
It’s also vital to make sure that you’re not surrounded by negativity. So don’t let it in. Instead, you might want to make sure that you have positive people around you. As well as things like the media you consume too. It all makes a difference to how you feel.
Put Your Family First
Another thing that you might want to do is think about ways that you can put your family first. After all, you love them and you want to make them happy too. Always putting them first is a good idea. From your parents to kids to pets, you want to keep them happy.
Being the best parent you can be, looking after your animals and knowing ways to calm your pet after a move, and caring for your parents in old age all matters. When you’re family first, it makes you feel good. And that helps you to be the very best you.
Finally, in order to become the very best version of yourself, you’re going to want to make sure that you accept yourself for who you are. This can be something that so many of us struggle with, but it’s important. Who you are today or who you are tomorrow – it doesn’t matter, you just have to embrace yourself and learn to love yourself the way you are.
Becoming Your Best You
So now that you know what you can do to make this happen, it’s time to put the wheels in motion. As scary as it can seem to try new things or to do things differently, you may find that it actually works out quite well for you.
Just start off slowly and see how you go. You don’t have to make too many radical or drastic changes, but even just moving in the right direction helps.
And remember a positive attitude and staying present can make all the difference. Just focus on that version of you that you long to be and be it. Before long, you won’t be faking it at all, you’ll just be that version of you that you’ve always wanted to be.
Putting It Into Practice
Then, you’re going to want to think about what you can do to put it all into practice too. Because it’s one thing knowing what you do, but you need to make it all happen as well. Think about where to start and don’t put so much pressure on yourself. It’s all going to work out okay.
Enjoy working on yourself and bring the best possible version of yourself to life – you deserve it!