50 Ideas For Self Improvement

I fully believe in making a conscious effort to improve yourself a little bit every day.

But that can be a really vague goal. And it may seem incredibly difficult to determine where you should start.

There are so many areas of your life that you can start improving on so the best thing you can do is focus first on the self improvement that you think will help you achieve your most important goals!

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Why is self improvement so important?

Because working on yourself is the only way that you can achieve new goals. You won’t achieve your goals that you haven’t previously achieved by staying the same.

And making a conscious effort to improve yourself in ANY way will have positive effects on every aspect of your life.

So I have compiled 50 ideas for improving yourself. 50 ideas for how you can start working on bettering yourself!

1. Clean as you go

2. Let go of toxic friendships

3. Work on prioritizing

4. Create a one year plan

5. Keep a habit journal 

6. Try to get 30 minutes of physical activity every day

7. Make your bed every day

8. Read a book relevant to your dreams

9. Make a daily goals list

10. Refresh your resume

11. Create your meal plan for the week


12. Take an online course on something you want to learn

13. Strive for 6 hours of sleep every night

14. Take an hour off social media every day

15. Go one day without sugar

16. Create a vision board


17. Start a gratitude journal

18. Work on your work day routine

19. Make a personal website (this is great for job applications)

20. Find & listen to podcasts relevant to your goals

21. Start volunteering 1 day a month or quarter


22. Organize your cell phone

23. Write a list of your “bad habits” and then start tackling one

24. Put a limit on your TV consumption

25. Work towards getting up by 6am every day

26. Purge your closet


27. Drink more water

28. Make a monthly life calendar

29. Try meditation (there are free guided ones on YouTube)

30. Learn to write weekly to do lists

31. Download a brain game app- like sudoku


32. Write a letter to yourself in 5, 10, and 20 years

33. Try journaling

34. Learn a new word everyday

35. Evaluate and improve your morning routine

36. Organize your “junk drawer”


37. Work on not multitasking

38. Work on learning to say no

39. Make a 10 year career plan

40. Cook dinner at home 1 more day a week than previously

41.  Create a productive Sunday routine


42. Break your goals down into daily actions

43. Work on taking criticism and growing from it

44. Ask a career mentor for feedback

45. Learn to use your commute time productively

46. Monitor and limit your caffeine intake


47. Start taking personalized vitamins (do research on what you need)

48. Make an effort to make one person smile everyday

49. Write down your impression of your strengths and weaknesses

50. Most importantly- remember to love yourself and where you already are!


Self improvement can be a daunting but insanely rewarding thing to focus your energy on.

Even focusing on improving one part of you a tiny bit every day can lead to long lasting positive results in your life!


Best of luck improving yourself! Comment with any questions or ideas!




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