Self Improvement, 3 paths you can take

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If you are looking for simple ways that you can better yourself, then you might want to start small. Things like drinking enough water, exercising and getting the right amount of sleep are great places to start. But, if you’re looking for something a little bit bigger, then you might want to try something that will further your ultimate goals. We have come up with a few things you can do to better yourself, so keep reading to find out what they are.

Self Improvement – 3 Paths you can take.

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Business Skills

The first thing we are going to suggest is learning some new business skills. For example, do you know how to make a sales PowerPoint presentation convincing enough to win people over? If not, this is something that might be useful, especially if you want to start a business in the future. Learning the basics for programs such as powerpoint or word can be extremely useful in many career fields and even better? Most of it can be learned from home thanks to a multitude of online tutorials. 

If you know someone who already runs their own business you might spend some time learning how they keep organized or even the ins and outs of social media. Learning some simple computer coding and the basics of running a website can be extremely helpful as well! And, just like the programs above, most of this can be self-taught from home!

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A New Hobby

If you find yourself with a lot of spare time and nothing to fill it with, why not find something new to enjoy? Learning something new is a fantastic way to feel better about yourself. I make it a point to explore a new craft or idea every month!  Not only will you be strengthing your creative juices but you might even find a side hustle that can earn you some extra cash!  Crafty hobbies such as knitting or painting can not only give you something to do but, also allows you to make something beautiful which you can be proud of. They make for some pretty excellent gifts too! 

Potentially if you want to do something that makes you more active and helps you get healthier then why not take up a sport? Find a local team that you are interested and try out! If you’re not up for the company of other people there are many solo sports or activities that can also keep you active and happy. Activities such as running or Hiking come to mind!

If your finances allow you might even consider traveling. Learning about new areas and exploring different cultures is a great activity to take part in. You never know, you could make some awesome friends along the way.


Further Education

If you’re one of those people who enjoy learning, then you could consider going back to school. This might also appeal to you if you feel like you’ve changed your mind in terms of your career. Sometimes as we go through life our desires and passions change. Our career choices are not exempt from this and though it can be scary sometimes a change is exactly what you need. Enrolling in college and night courses can be a great idea. You can choose the classes you want to take, learn more interesting things, and use this to further your current or a new career when you’re finished.

There are many people who want to go back to education but don’t have the time or money. This is a valid concern, we all know that student debt can be crippling but there are options that you should explore if you truly feel like this is a path you need to take. 

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Is there a skill out there you want to try? Let us know in the comments below and help inspire your fellow readers!


  1. Excellent ideas. I have found that getting back into crafting has really improved my moods and days overall. It gives me something to do when I am feeling anxious or just bored.

  2. These area great tips! I’m registering to further my education soon. I wish I’d thought of doing it sooner but it’s better late that never.

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      It’s never too late to do something like further your education! Good luck with your classes!

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      It really is, looking back at some of my earlier paintings and comparing them to the one I create now makes me so happy!

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      That sounds interesting! I have made some beaded jewelry in the past but have never tried hand stamping.

  3. These are great ideas Kristin! Trying a new hobby is such a fantastic way to learn something new, build confidence and create something awesome at the same time. Crafting is so therapeutic too, I always feel so calm and relaxed when I’m in the zone and making something. Thanks for sharing lovely, fab post! <3 xx

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      the only problem with trying new hobbies is deciding which one to give a go! It’s so true though, it’s very relaxing to sit down on a rainy day and play with craft supplies!

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