8 Ways to Become a Better Person Day by Day – Many people refuse to change because it is against their habits. In fact, this habit is not necessarily good, it is even considered as truth even though it is wrong.
Changing habits that have been done for a long time is not easy. Even if you have a bad habit that you want to leave, it will definitely take some time to train yourself to change the habit.
As a smart person, you are the one who has to change yourself first, so that you can help others become a better person.
Don’t avoid change. If you want to be a successful person, then try to change, even if your efforts take time and dedication.
Here are some simple ways to become a better person day by day.
1. Start with Yourself
No one can change you but yourself. Change will only happen if you intend to. A strong intention to become a better person, whatever the reason.
Realize that changes will have positive effects in your life. Change may seem difficult to live with, but you have to keep convincing yourself.
Try to remember the good changes you’ve made before. It can teach you that if you want to have good things, then you need to make changes.
2. Be Grateful for What You Have
Be grateful for what you have. Be thankful that you can still breathe, can sleep well, drink clean water, and many other things. You need to look at the fact that many people out there find it difficult to get clean water.
Don’t focus on what you don’t have, but focus on what you have. You will feel drastic changes when you start learning to be grateful.
3. Being Friendly Person
It may sound simple, but sometimes you have to remind yourself to be nice to other people. Say “please”, “thank you”, “good morning”, “how are you?”.
You never know that your kindness turns out to change someone’s day. And as a result, you become more valuable and get respect from many people.
4. Eliminate Negative Thoughts
Start your day with a positive attitude and positive thinking, when you wake up, and continue throughout the day. Do it continuously for a week, month and a year.
When negative thoughts are in your head, start distracting them. It’s not an easy thing to do, but if you want change, you’ll get it!
5. Face Your Fear
To become a better person, you need to challenge yourself. One way is to face your fears.
Leave your comfort zone. The comfort zone is a great thing, but once you get out of it, it’s even more awesome!
If you don’t challenge yourself, you won’t grow, and you will never be a better person. Do things that scare you or that you find difficult to do.
6. Let Go of Anger and Learn to Forgive
Letting go of anger is not an easy thing to do. But at least you can start trying.
Keeping anger inside of you is bad for your health.
Try to forgive those who hurt you, both present and past. When you let go and forgive, the burden suddenly goes away. You will feel much happier.
7. Be a Good Listener
Today most people are busy with their careers, busy with their families, and even busy with their lives and themselves.
This condition makes many people do not have much time to listen to other people. In the end, it can form a selfish person.
Try to learn to be a good listener and give advice to others who need your help.
Listening to other people’s complaints will make you learn more. Not only that, being a good listener can make your life more positive.
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It’s hard to find honest people today. However, honesty is the best way to deal with every situation. You can promise yourself not to tell any lies.
You can challenge yourself to always tell the truth, because this habit will make you develop into a better and charismatic person.
If you have lied a lot or at least once a day, try to force (train) yourself to tell the truth for a whole day. After that you can continue two days, a week, a month, until there is not a single time for lying.
Do it all consistently and see the results!
(Geby Angela/Ivan Runa)