We all need tools—self-improvement tools. Most workers need tools to do their jobs. For example, accountants need calculators and computers. Beauticians need scissors and blow-dryers. Carpenters need hammers, and painters need buckets of paint and paintbrushes. Actors need scripts, costumes, and props.
You get the idea. If you’re serious about self-improvement, there are some powerful self-improvement tools for you as well. In the tabs below, you will find some of the key tools with information and links.
The primary self-improvement tools
The main tools for self-improvement are meditation, self-hypnosis, brain wave entrainment and journaling. Using one or a combination of these tools can help you deepen your self-awareness. Hopefully, they will help you gain insight into where you need to make a significant change.
We think these tools are so critical that we have given each of them a page with links to help you find the help you want for your own personal self-improvement program. If you search the articles on the blog you will find a wide selection of articles about each tool discussed from different points of view. If you are serious about self-improvement, we encourage you to search not only this blog but also the Internet for more information and for sites that help you in a specific area.
One size does not fit all
If one tool does not work for you, there are others that may be a perfect “fit.” For example, if you absolutely can’t sit still to meditate, then try brainwave entrainment. You may want a way to assess your progress and find that journaling the perfect tool for you. Another possibility is affirmations. Affirmations, coupled with any of the other tools, can be powerful. Use what helps you gain self-awareness—the foundation for all self-development efforts.
There are over 7.7 billion people on the planet. There is not one other person just like you. Close, maybe. But not the same.
You are unique.
You are supposed to be unique. So it’s important to discover your uniqueness when everything in you may be wanting to imitate someone else— a rock star, a great actor or actress, your favorite teacher, boss or best friend. Blaze your own trail, find your own path, create your own style.
So the important thing is to go on an exciting trip of discovery to learn your strengths and weaknesses, your talents, your likes and dislikes. Once discovered you can go about honing the strengths and, yes, your weaknesses.
It is a great adventure. It can be filled with fun. It can lead you to disappointment or to the exhilaration of a lifetime. If done with an open heart and an open mind it can be rich and rewarding.
Find the tools that help you. If you don’t find them here, search the Internet, seek counseling, ask your best friends what they see in you. Meditate. Journal. Do whatever it takes to discover and nurture those things that make you uniquely, beautifully you.
We invite you . . .
We invite you to join in. If you have or know of a resource that should be featured here, please let me know by emailing me at [email protected].