The Importance of Personal Development

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The Importance of Personal Development

What is the importance of personal development to you? Is it something you practice? Or do you feel trapped in your mundane life, feeling stuck somewhere, with your life out of control, going nowhere.

When you started out you believed that a better life was possible.  At this point in your life, you dreamed of achieving great things and living a life of value and purpose.  Regrettably, the demands and frustrations over the years have dampened those hopes and crushed those dreams.  You have now settled for a mediocre life and accept you will just get by. You no longer have any vision for your future, you are just trapped on an endless merry-go-round that leads nowhere.

But it doesn’t have to be like that!

Your first step is to take an honest look at your life, and your situation, and figure out what needs to be changed. The next thing you need to do is make a plan to move forward. Anything worth doing takes time and effort. To change your life requires dedicated effort. Sometimes it’s difficult.

Of course, what we are talking about here is bringing personal development into your life. You know it makes sense. Nobody truly would make the decision not to make the most of this one life we’ve got. I don’t write about the subject just because it’s my passion, but because I know it can change anybody’s life that decides to adopt it. It can change everything, it really can.

No matter where you are today, your life is a work in progress. Your personal growth will always be a lifelong pursuit. Only you can decide whether you are pursuing exiting dreams or a boring unfulfilling existence.

The dawn of every day brings to us an opportunity to make improvements to our lives. There will never be a day that you are not presented with choices. So you just need to make the decisions and take the actions that will change your life for the better.

We are each responsible for our own personal development. It is down to us to act on what we learn, and do this consistently.

So ask yourself, when was the last time you stopped your daily routine, got off the merry-go-round and asked, what am I doing to improve my life? Well pat yourself on the back, for visiting my blog. But realise you can find here the tools and resources to help you work on your inner self, which in turn will help you work on your outer self.

If you want to change your life situation, health, or anything for that matter just remember to catch yourself you blame a variety of factors for the place you find yourself in at this moment:

  • Mistakes
  • Lapses in judgment
  • Your past
  • Other people’s responsibility
  • An assortment of other excuses…

Let me assure you, no matter what excuse you can point to, none of them can stand in the way of your future happiness. Only you can do that, your choices, your decisions, your action or maybe more your inaction. These are what hold you back.

Now you’re asking, “How Do I Start making the changes?”

You have to make one simple change in your life…

  • Incorporate personal development into your day

Get started today! Decide on one thing you know you should do that will launch your life the way you want it to go. There’s your first step towards personal change. Now let Personal Development be a key motivator to you and your life. After all Personal development is the process of improving ones self. It involves self awareness, increasing self knowledge, discovering your identity, realizing your passions, cultivating your potential, enhancing the quality of your life, realizing your dreams, and fulfilling your aspirations. All of these surely demonstrate to you the importance of personal development, and why you need to adopt it into your life.

This commitment to personal development will change your life for the better. The life of your dreams, a considerably happier and more fulfilling life than you have right now, is waiting for you to make the first move. Take that first step and you’ll never look back. Everything you’ve ever wanted can be yours and all you have to do is change your thoughts and take control, and introduce personal development to your life.

So turn your life journey into an adventure and make your life fun.

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About the author: Larry Lewis
My name is Larry Lewis, Health & Wellness Life Coach, Founder of Healthy Lifestyles Living, contributor to the Huffington Post, recently featured in the Sunday Mail Newspaper and somebody who went from being an owner of a chain of gyms and fitness fanatic, to a visually impaired overweight and incredibly sick person. Read about my illness to wellness story.

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