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1. No one is coming

1. No one is coming

This may sound a bit harsh. But the sooner you realize that no one else will do this for you the quicker you will improve your life.

Personal responsibility is essential to improve and control your own life. Without that what you want will stay a dream or a sporadic activity/dabbling that leads to pretty much nothing in the long term.

You can blame your problems and lack of success on anyone you like and waste your time and energy. You can get help from family, friends, books or blogs. But your life is your responsibility and it's up to you to create in the way you choose to.

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2. Apply the knowledge

2. Apply the knowledge

Yeah, reading this blog, other blogs or books can make you feel good. You are learning about all of this awesome and useful information so it kinda feels like you are making progress and improving your life.

Now, reading positive and helpful material can help motivate you in a world where you may be surrounded by more negative inputs like the news or people around you. Nothing wrong with that. I personally find it to be a good habit to spend a bit of time with a good personal development book rather than an extra half hour a day watching the news.

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3. You understand by doing

3. You understand by doing

There are no real magic pills of course. That idea is created by immaturity in person who still thinks to him/herself: “Mommy, it want it now!”.

When you read a lot you think that you understand things. But you never really understand anything until your experience it. Yes, knowledge can help you to avoid pitfalls and improve quicker. But it can't relate how it feels to experience something. And it can't relate how you experience something since we are all a bit different from each other.

When you start doing things you might also discover that things are often a bit more messy in real life .

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4. You raise your self-esteem

4. You raise your self-esteem

If I do the right things today I feel really good about myself. If I don't then I don't feel good about myself.

A common question is: “How can I raise my self-esteem?”. The answer is not an easy answer of course (otherwise people wouldn't have so much self-esteem problems in the world today). I believe that taking action and doing the right thing consistently (your self-esteem not something you can just “fix” by doing one thing one time) is a big part of the answer. Because when you do the right and (often) hard thing instead of being lazy or wuzzing out your esteem of yourself goes up.

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5. Time will pass no matter what you do

5. Time will pass no matter what you do

“A year from now you may wish you had started today.”

-Karen Lamb.

Your life is not endless. Your time is one the most important things in your life. Don't waste a huge chunk of it. Start taking action towards what you really want out of life today.

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