Everything that happens to us happens in purpose.
And sometimes, one thing
leads to another.
Instead of locking yourself up in your cage of fears and
crying over past heartaches, embarrassment and failures, treat them as
your teachers and they will become your tools in both self improvement and
I remember watching Patch Adams - its my favorite movie, actually.
great film that will help you improve yourself.
Hunter patch Adams is a
medical student who failed to make it through the board exams.
months of suffering in melancholy, depression and suicidal attempts - he
decided to seek for medical attention and voluntarily admitted himself in
a psychiatric ward.
His months of stay in the hospital led him to meeting
different kinds of people.
Sick people in that matter.
He met a catatonic,
a mentally retarded, a schizophrenic and so on.
Patch found ways of
treating his own ailment and finally realized he has to get back on track.
He woke up one morning realizing that after all the failure and pains he
has gone through, he still want to become the a doctor.
He carries with
himself a positive attitude that brought him self improvement and success.
He didn't only improved himself, but also the life of the people around
him and the quality of life.
Did he succeed?
Needless to say, he became
the best damn doctor his country has ever known.
So, when does self improvement become synonymous with success?
Where do we
Take these tips, friends...
*Stop thinking and feeling as if you're a failure, because you're not.
can others accept you if YOU can't accept YOU?
*When you see hunks and models on TV, think more on self improvement, not
Self acceptance is not just about having nice slender legs,
or great abs.
Concentrate on inner beauty.
*When people feel so down and low about themselves, help them move up.
Don't go down with them.
They'll pull you down further and both of you
will end up feeling inferior.
*The world is a large room for lessons, not mistakes.
Don't feel stupid
and doomed forever just because you failed on a science quiz.
always a next time. Make rooms for self improvement.
*Take things one at a time.
You don't expect black sheep's to be
goody-two-shoes in just a snap of a finger.
Self improvement is a one day
at a time process.
*Self improvement results to inner stability, personality development and
dig this ... SUCCESS.
It comes from self confidence, self appreciation and
* Set meaningful and achievable goals.
Self improvement doesn't turn you
to be the exact replica of Cameron Diaz or Ralph Fiennes.
It hopes and
aims to result to an improved and better YOU.
*Little things mean BIG to other people.
Sometimes, we don't realize that
the little things that we do like a pat on the back, saying hi or
hello, greeting someone good day or telling Mr. Smith something like
hey, I love your tie! are simple things that mean so much to other
When we're being appreciative about beautiful things around us and
other people, we also become beautiful to them.
*When you're willing to accept change and go through the process of self
improvement, it doesn't mean that everyone else is.
The world is a place
where people of different values and attitude hang out.
Sometimes, even if
you think you and your best friend always like to do the same thing
together at the same time, she would most likely decline an invitation for
We should always remember that there's no such thing as 'over night
Its always a wonderful feeling to hold on to the things that you
already have now, realizing that those are just one of the things you once
A very nice quote says that "When the student is ready, the
teacher will appear."
We are all here to learn our lessons.
school teachers, friends, colleagues, officemates, neighbors ... they are our
When we open our doors for self improvement, we increase our
chances to head to the road of success.