Updated: Apr 15, 2019
Investing in yourself is one of the best return on investments you can have. Whether it’s investing in learning a new skill, developing yourself personally or professionally, tapping into your creativity or hiring a coach, you need to give to yourself first before you can give to others. It is our responsibility to take the time to develop our gifts and talents, so we can best serve others. Investing in yourself is an example of self-love, you must love yourself before you can expect others to love you.
Why it is so powerful?
When you’re willing to say yes, and take that leap of faith and invest in yourself, the universe will provide you with amazing rewards. Here are some incredible ways that you can invest in yourself - the great news is they don’t all require money. Set goals. Learn how to set personal goals for yourself. If you are not taking the time to set goals, it’s like driving in the dark with the headlights turned off. You will not know where you go, you will waste precious time. Your goals should be SMART goals -specific, measurable, attainable. Honor your intuition. You can show yourself love by trusting your gut and honoring the message that it’s sending. Listening to your intuition, allow you to make better decisions. Value your intuition, by not allowing the thoughts, feelings or statements of others to take away from what you know to be true is very empowering. Pay attention to how you feel, it will help you to make better, smarter and quicker decisions. Invest time in your creativity. Creativity can be the catalyst in the manifestation of continual learning and lifelong activity. It allows us to be inspired, have fun and appreciate the beauty in the world. Invest in building your confidence.
People who know their value, have something to say and others will listen. You can invest in yourself by developing an understanding of the value that you possess and offer others. Have the courage to speak your truth. The more you love yourself and own the value that you offer, the more confident you will become in sharing it with others. Read educational books. Books or audio books are an awesome resource to build your knowledge and expertise in any area. Attend seminars and workshops to expand your knowledge and skills in your personal life. This will also give you the opportunity to meet and interact with individuals who are like minded. Take care of your health. Eat right each day, fueling your body with nutrients. When you focus on eating healthier choices, you will feel better and have more energy. Exercise daily. Do something every day to get moving and get your heart rate up, even, if it’s just walking the dog. Exercise gives you the energy to take on the day with confidence because of how it makes you look and feel.
Choose to be happy. Happiness is a choice. Happy people choose to focus on the positive aspects of life, rather than the negative.
They are not held hostage by their circumstances. They look at all the reasons to be grateful. When you invest in yourself, a world of opportunities opens for you. And, if you have a business where you sell your services, you must know that no one will invest in you until you invest in yourself first. Investing in yourself emotionally, physically, spiritually and financially, will allow you to become the best version of yourself. When you are the best version of yourself, you will be an attraction magnet to others!
Your are amazing!! They is nobody else on this planet that is the same as you. Be yourself, Be unique, your potential is UNLIMITED ‘’ Give yourself the permission to Shine’’.
Sabine Patricia Poncelet