With summer right around the corner, it is time to shed off the old you, and let the new you get some fresh air.
But after all of these false starts, how can one just reinvent themselves in one short season? Easy. There are several things you can do that will make you a happier, healthier individual, and now is the best time to start.
1. Learn Something New
Summer is the best time to travel as thousands of people are out of school and want to enjoy the warmer months. Travel the world and learn a new culture, language, or even just a new hobby. There is so much to explore in our world; you have endless opportunities to make yourself a worldier person.
2. Be Inspired
When you are looking to become someone new, you may need inspiration, and that’s fine! From sprucing up your home, making a meditation area, or even going to an art gallery, do something that goes hand in hand with the person you want to become. If you surround yourself with things that encourage you to grow, you will want to be at your peak all the time.
3. Challenge Yourself
One of the biggest things when stepping away from your past is stepping away from the obstacles that limited you. These barriers can include fear, letdowns, heartbreaks, and even your own thought process. It is important to make sure that this new image of yourself that you are creating is not going to be limited to your past. You are making yourself a new future, be sure to start it with as much of a clean slate as you can.
4. Start A New Routine
Perhaps your old self has been limited by failed attempts at dieting and exercising. This new you does not know that failure, and you are more than able to prevent it. Often, we set ourselves up for more than we can handle, and when we can no longer control the pace, we give up entirely. Not only is this a vicious cycle, it is hard to get out of.
This new you, however, does not know that cycle. You have a fresh start. Now, it is your choice to figure out what kind of routine you can handle. Is it working out a few times a week? Eating healthier at least two nights out of the week? Maybe you can even make a routine of just getting up earlier so you can enjoy your breakfast and a cup of coffee? All of these are habits that will benefit you as along as you tailor them to your needs.
With these four tips, it is easier than ever to take the plunge and become the person you have always wanted to be. Not to mention, with you starting these habits early, it will be easier to carry them through when winter comes around. Now is the perfect time to make a log of all your goals and go after them, this is the season of rebirth, let it mean something more to you than just rain and flowers this year.
By Brittany J.