We do all kinds of investments in our life. We invest in buying a new device, good clothes, building a house, etc etc. But the most important investment anyone can make in their life are the investments they can not see. These investments I talk about are nothing but investing in yourself.
If you invest in yourself and I mean really invest in yourself, then you will be able to see your dreams come true. You’ll be happier, healthier, and more successful. You’ll have the energy to give back to others and help them.
Investing in your life is not just about money. It’s investing in your mind and body, allowing you to give more of yourself today and in the future. You have the power to be whoever you want to be. When you take the time to invest in yourself, you can boost your confidence and feel a sense of accomplishment. For a mind-body approach to wellness, you've got to step outside the conventional box and make some big changes. When your mind and body are in sync and thriving, you have more to give. When they’re out of sync, it can be difficult to feel your best.
Let's dive straight to various areas where you can invest in yourself and feel good about yourself.
Life is a journey, as it doesn’t come with an instruction manual. But there are certain key components towards a better life, which you must work towards achieving. No matter how long your journey may be, what matters is the journey itself and not how long or hard things get along the way.There are no perfect life or perfect people. There is only incomplete understanding and incomplete commitment on the other side of this journey. So surely there will be moments where you feel like giving up, but do not give up, keep your eyes focused on the path and never let them wander away and don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it.
Invest in your health
Think of your health as an investment. Protect it, and it’ll reward you with a better quality of life. Whether it’s regular exercise or yoga practice, eating healthy, or taking care of your overall health, we all have the same goal: to live a long and healthy life. Invest in your health today by doing something daily to invest in your future. Investing in your health, especially at the start of each day, is a great way to start the day off right. It will help you feel better and perform better throughout the day. Make a commitment and stick to that, to get active, eat healthy, and enjoy life. You’ll be glad you did!
Invest in your skills and strengths
No matter where you are in your career, whether you are working or not, there is always scope to learn and up-skill. Invest in yourself and learn more about your strengths, and always strive to be your best self!
Learning is just like nutrition to our mind and it is important to keep our mind active. One can devote sometime in some hobby he/she want to pursue. Go for that painting class, gardening, reading book, photography, music, football class etc, which you always wanted to learn and can make you feel happy.You can even opt for various online courses available to enhance your skill set. Gaining new knowledge and skills can allow you to feel a greater sense of accomplishment in your life. Today we have so many different channels to learn- both online and offline, what needed is just commitment and consistency. It is tough to work out of your comfort zone but beautiful things always grow outside your comfort zone.
“A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” -John A Shedd
Invest some time in self-introspection
We all have an inner life that makes us who we are. By becoming more observant of it, you will be able to develop a deeper self-awareness and see situations in a new light. Sometimes we get to see a totally different side of ourselves when we dedicatedly give some time to self-introspection. Self-awareness strengthens our connections with other people. As you practice being more aware of yourself, you'll find more meaning in your life and find a deeper sense of purpose. Self-introspection has been shown to increase self-awareness, positively impact relationships and decision-making skills, and relieve stress. Try to sit alone for sometime and introspect, or meditate or do anything which makes you aware of yourself. Try this and thanks me later for more clarity of ideas in your life.
Everyone faces trials and tribulations. Next time you feel yourself spiralling downward into an unpleasant state, give one of these investments a try. Not only will you be happier and healthier but you'll also likely feel more productive in your everyday activities. Take some time to appreciate the positive steps you take in pursuing physical and mental harmony, and lose the guilt that comes from taking time for yourself.
You're only one person and you may not be able to change the world, but when we all do our part, it all adds up. It is important to keep ourselves happy, in order to make this world a happier place to live in.
Always remember :
"When in doubt, choose yourself. " - Erwin Mustika
Love & Peace.