There are several things you can start to put into practice from today that will help to enhance your personality and how other people may perceive you. In this article, I will attempt to examine some simple exercises that you can start doing which would help in your personality development process.
Some of these include:
1. PRACTICE WAKING UP EARLY
It is good and highly recommended for you to wake up before the sun rises in the morning. Not only is it good for your health but it helps to energize you for the activities of the day. It is important that you get enough rest during the night so ensure that you go to bed early. Practice waking early everyday and see how it improves your life. It will affect your attitude, energy level and how you face the tasks for the day.
2. EXERCISE DAILY
Exercising your body is necessary and it helps in developing focus and patience. It also contributes to the health of your body and makes you active, positive and invincible. It is also known that for you to be able to keep to the strict regimen of exercising, you must be able to develop discipline. This is another quality that your commitment to exercising brings.
3. TRY TO BE SOCIAL
Another exercise you should endeavour to do regularly is to look out for and relate with positive people. They can inspire and empower you to succeed. Avoid spending time with negative people as their influence on
you can be detrimental to a positive personality development. One who surrounds himself with the wrong crowd will be negatively affected by them. When you keep company with positive influences, your life becomes rich and you will develop a positive attitude to life.
4. READ PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT BOOKS
Make it a practice of reading personal development books on a regular basis. This exercise will impact you positively and help improve your thinking and speaking abilities. Those that search for information enrich themselves. Reading develops the mind and provides knowledge to the reader. Many people want to develop their personalities but are unwilling to improve their reading habits. They do not realize that reading is a good exercise that frees the mind and affects how we talk. One who is well read is not just educated but empowered because he has knowledge.
5. STRETCH YOURSELF
Another daily exercise you should consider doing is to discover ways through which you can stretch yourself. Do things that naturally may be difficult for you to accomplish as this helps you discover the innate qualities and abilities that you have. Challenges in relationships, business and your career are meant to develop you. They help to push you out of your comfort zone and into territories that will surprise you. Allow challenges stretch you because without them, life will be boring and depressing. You need them in order to break new ground. You may fail but success will surely come. They come to help you discover who you really are. It helps you identify your strengths and weaknesses. Great men are people who have encountered several challenges and have overcome them. Exercise yourself by allowing yourself to be stretched.
6. KEEP A DIARY
It is important that you remember things as this portrays as a serious minded and focused individual. This may be something as simple as birthdays, marriage anniversaries or meeting appointments. You should also use the diary to keep records of any idea or thought that comes into your mind. This will enable you to remember them in order to build on them. You also learn how to organize yourself well. When you live an organized life, it reduces stress and helps you plan your
day ahead of time. Organize your physical and mental environment as this will also improve your memory.
7. BE A GOOD FINISHER
Another exercise you should also remember to do in all endeavours is to ensure that you finish all tasks well. Do everything excellently and professionally. Always ensure that you do your best and make sure you do not fail in anything that you are involved in. It is also good that you focus on one task at a time so that you perform it efficiently. Try to enjoy your work as this will increase your energy levels and push you to greater accomplishments. Always finish all you start.
8. LIVE IN THE PRESENT
Many individuals do not live in the present. They either are regretting their past or worrying about the future and forget that the present is the most important time. Make it a practice to enjoy every day as it comes. Learn to stay positive and you will experience new and interesting things. The state of your mind always manifests on the outside. Exercise yourself in this.
9. CONTROL YOUR THOUGHTS
If you maintain balanced and positive thoughts, your external environment will be balanced. Do not allow your mind to be filled with junk but ensure that your mind is clear at all times. Observe the type of thoughts that comes to you daily. Remove every negative thought and fill your mind with positive ones. Separate yourself from negative thinking and walk in positivity daily.
10. CHANNEL YOUR ENERGY PROPERLY
To succeed in anything, you must ensure that you do not dissipate energy on irrelevant activities which yield no benefit to you. Exercise yourself everyday and reduce the time you spend watching television, internet surfing or worrying about problems. This will help you conserve energy that can be used to do things that will help your future. You will need to prioritize your tasks and assignments properly so that you can accomplish the important things before any other unimportant task. Do not waste your energy doing things which will yield no benefit to you.
It is your choice to decide if you will make these exercises a daily habit. They will help you become more productive; maintain a positive mindset and enjoy a quality life.