100 honestly life-changing self-development activities
The new year started and if you are willing to change your lifestyle and create new good habits then you are in right place.
Here I have written 100 self-development activities and habit you should do this year.
How can I stay consistent?
well if you want to stay consistence with your activities then make sure to
- Start with small goals
- limit your goal, set 3 goals a day max
- don’t skip your goal more than 3 days
- write down your goal and keep it in front of you like your working desk.
- it’s ok if you missed for a day, continue working
let’s just not waste time and jump into the article
Waking up early has so many benefits like
- Enhanced Organizing Skills
- Stay Stress-free
- Enjoy Quality Sleep
- More Energy
- more time
- Feel Happier
- Motivate Yourself
- exercise time
well, there are so many more benefits, I would highly recommend you to start waking up early following these tricks.
2. DRINK MORE WATER
Staying hydrated is crucial, try to stay hydrated all-day
some amazing tricks to stay hydrated
- keep a water bottle near you
- have more fruit/food which contains more water
- make detox water for yourself
- monitor how much water you are drinking
- don’t consume too many caffeinated drinks
3. MAKING BED
Don’t just keep your bed grimy, make your bed so that you don’t have to worry for the entire day.
4. DO SKINCARE
Skincare is crucial for better skin and healthy skin.
you can have a simple and easy skincare routine like
washing your face and applying the best cream which suits you.
5. CLEANING YOUR ROOM
let’s be honest we do not like cleaning our room right? well, we do want a clean and beautiful room right? well, then you must read this article on how to stay organized this year.
6. WEAR GOOD CLOTH
Wearing good cloth can just change your whole vibe from demotivated to motivated, from dull to fresh, from not feeling like working to produce.
if you are a homesick person who loves to stay at home then these tips if surely for you, don’t always wear comfortable cloth try to wear something which you like, be fresh, use perfume to smell fresh and look attractive.
7. SMELL FRESH
One of the most attractive points is to smell fresh and beautiful but how will you smell fresh and nice let’s see
- Of course, with the help of perfume, you will smell amazing, use it nicely and don’t spray too much.
- bathing with fragrance soap
- you can also use fragrance soap during the bath to smell like fruit.
- wearing fresh cloth
- Don’t wear any dirty cloth or just don’t repeat you’re used cloth
8. BATH EVERYDAY
Bath every day, even in winter try not to skip the bath, bathing regularly also helps you to smell fresh, stay fresh, lift your bad mood and show positivity.
9. DO EXERCISE
Health is wealth, well I am pretty sure you have heard this quote many times from different mouths but this is also true, health is wealth.
you need to take care of your health too in this busy world, try to move your body at least 4 to 5 days a week.
10. DONT SKIP YOUR BREAKFAST
Breakfast is very important for your body because this is your first meal after sleep, almost 6 to 8 hour.
well, try not to skip your breakfast and eat a healthy meal.
11. EAT HEALTHY
Exercising is not enough to make you healthy and fit you need a healthy diet, well I won’t tell you to go for a strict diet but you must reduce eating your fast food and start eating healthily like
- GREEK YOGURT
- CHIA SEEDS
- GREEN TEA
- Roasted Chickpea and Avocado Salad
- Buffalo Shrimp Lettuce Wraps
- Egg Roll Bowls
- Buffalo Chicken Salad
- Black Bean Tostadas
- Curried Chickpea Salad
- Copycat Chicken Lettuce Wraps
- Hearty Stuffed Peppers
- Greek Salmon Salad
- Avocado Chicken Salad
- Vegan Crunchwraps
there are so many healthy recipes out there
- Farro Salad with Roasted Vegetables
- Thai Basil Chicken
- Shrimp Remoulade Cups
- Greek Chicken Souvlaki
- Fasolada (Greek White Bean Soup)
- Chicken Provençal
- Moroccan Lentil Soup
- Chicken Lettuce Wraps
- Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad with Honey Dijon
12. WRITE DOWN TO DO LIST
Write down your to-do list every day.
take your notebook and write down whatever you want to do that day at a particular time.
check out this article on how to achieve your weekly goal
13. WRITE DOWN POSITIVE THOUGH
A positive thought is crucial to stay motivated throughout your journey.
write you’re positive though every day starting your day to stay motivated and focus on your goal.
Well, let’s make this year very productive and focused.
getting distracted is easy but being focused is crucial, stay focused and remove all your distraction from your life with these 200% working tips.
15. HAVE YOUR LUNCH AT THE TIME
People do skip their breakfast and lunch but this is not good at all for your health.
have your lunch at the proper time.
16. EAT SLOWLY
Don’t be in a rush while eating.
take your time to eat your meal.
17. WASH YOUR HANDS BEFORE EATING
Stay hygienic and, wash your hand with soap before and after eating.
18. DON’T DRINK WATER DURING MEAL
Try to eat slowly and avoid drinking too much water while having a meal, can fill your stomach.
19. TAKE A BREAK IN BETWEEN WORK
Staying focused and being productive is amazing but make sure to take a small break in between work so that you won’t start feeling frustrated.
20. HAVE ME TIME
My time is crucial in life, well I know we are really busy but you need to make time for yourself, you cannot work 24/7 right?
make sure you take out time for yourself as well to understand yourself, check out this article on how to spend my time like a pro
21. ENJOY YOUR WORKING HOUR
enjoy your working hours too, when you enjoy your work, you don’t work because it became more likely your hobby and passion.
whatever you work make it your passion or start working on your passion
check out this article on how to make money with your hobbies.
22. DONT WORK AFTER 7 PM
Try to avoid work after 7 pm, you cannot and you should not work constantly without break.
make a perfect timetable for your work and personal life.
23. HAVE A EVENING WALK
An evening walk is not only healthy and good for the body but also relaxing for the mind and peace.
Whenever you get time in the evening, get out of the house for a long walk and self-learning.
24. AVOID JUNK FOOD
Well if you are going out for a slow normal walk then try to avoid junk food, I know it’s way too difficult but trust me just don’t walk on that road or street where you get your fav junk food.
25. ENJOY NATURE
Just enjoy your slow long walk, when you go out you can listen to slow music or motivational podcast and also enjoy nature.
sometimes you can also enjoy bird chirping. you can also live slow living
26. USE ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCT
Love nature and use eco-friendly products as much as you can.
27. DO WHAT YOUR HEART SAYS
Sometimes just listen to your heart, do what you feel like doing like
- playing game
- enjoying with friends
- anything whatever you feel like
28. HAVE DAILY ACTIVITY WHICH YOU LOVE DOING IT
Well, you must have at least one daily activity to do to be fit and mentally happy.
find out your happy activity like
- your hobbies
- it could be anything
29. DO MEDITATION
Our mental health plays a major role in our life, and to keep our mental health healthy we should perform some mental health activities like
30. AVOID DRINKING/SMOKING
Just avoid all those toxic habits. Do not even try to try it.
31. WRITE DOWN YOUR GOAL
Write down your yearly and your main goal, whatever you want to achieve.
When you have one focus goal then subdivide small goals to achieve your main goals.
check out this article on how to achieve weekly and life goals.
32. CREATE A GOOD HABIT
Well, I am pretty sure we all have some good habits and also some bad habits, you need to understand which is a good habit for you and which is a bad habit for you.
check out this article on how to create a good habit every day.
Try to leave all your bad habits while creating good habits as well like
- when you start eating healthy food try avoiding junk food as well
- when you start drinking more water avoid smoking and drinking
- when you start exercising daily you must also start sleeping early daily.
34. LEARN NEW SKILL
Learn a new skill every day. well I am not telling you to learn every new skill every day I am telling you to learn a proper skill every day like
if you started learning about the stock market today, you must continue your learning till your best and then when you are the best in that field jump into another skill.
35. INVEST IN THE COURSE
Trust me this is the best way to achieve your goal fastest, well if you are learning anything if you must invest your money learning from the course.
here you do have 2 option
1. WAIT FOR 6 MONTH
In this case, if you don’t want to invest your money into the course, you do have to test things out to understand, you have to constantly work and test for 6 or even more months.
2. INVEST IN THE COURSE
In this case, if you have money and don’t want to waste too much time then you must invest your money into the course.
think in this way. when you are learning any new skill example blogging, just take a nice worthy blogging course so that you don’t have to wait months to make money out of it.
36. USE YOUR ENERGY WISE
Don’t waste your energy on things which is useless like
- caring too much
- wasting time and energy on gossip
- don’t use social media too much
- wasting time on jealousy
- too much exercise
- doing work twice which is not needed at all
well for this I would say use your brain to save your energy.
example 1. if you are going outside to buy anything make sure you buy all the stuff you need for the entire day so that you don’t need to rush again for anything.
example 2. if you have to clean your house make sure you put all your stuff in the right place so that they won’t bother you again.
37. INVEST YOUR MONEY TO MAKE MORE MONEY
Well I know you might hear this a thousand times if you want to be rich then save money, don’t waste money on things you don’t need.
well, that is so true but you cannot be rich only by saving your money, if you want to be rich you need to invest your money.
there is end number of ways to invest your money even with a small amount.
38. MAKE MANY SOURCES OF INCOME
The formula to becoming rich is making many sources of income.
try to invest your money to make more money and income source.
39. LEARN TO BE ORGANIZED
Stay organized this year, check out this article on how you can easily be organized this year.
40. WRITE DOWN THE JOURNAL
Journal prompts, also known as writing prompts, are journaling ideas that help you to focus on what to write. Using journal prompts gives you a clearer direction.
well, I would highly recommend start writing a journal every day, check out this article on 57 Ultimate Journal Prompts for the New Year 2023 to have a fresh start!
41. BE KIND AND SHOW LOVE
In this cruel world be kind and show love, spread love, and be helpful.
42. THINK TWICE BEFORE BUYING
LOL This is going to be funny but it is very true that when people have money they don’t realize how much money they are wasting on the thing which is not needed at all, well everyone does this.
The best formula to save money is to make list for an entire month from
- house rent
- electricity bill
- your day-to-day expenses
- your product
after making list make sure to stick to your list.
43. LEARN HOW TO MANAGE MONEY
If you are planning to live alone or move out then you must learn how to manage money.
44. WRITE GRATITUDE
Write down your gratitude list in your journal well but why writing gratitude is even important? well gratitude gives you
- DECREASED NEGATIVE EMOTIONS
- INCREASED EMPATHY
- IMPROVED OUTLOOK
- HIGHER SELF-ESTEEM
- MORE INNER STRENGTH
45. BE PATIENT
Don’t be in rush every time, if you want to be relaxed and happy you can also start slow living.
have patience in every work, I know this is very tough you won’t see any results till 6 to 9 months of your work but you will see success in the 10th month
46. MEET NEW PEOPLE
This is to all introverted people, well if you want to be extrovert and became more friendly then start going outside to meet new people, talk to them,
go out for the party.
47. GO OUT
Go out, have fun outside, start any business outside which you love, go to the library reading books.
48. OVERCOME YOUR FEAR
Overcome whatever fear you have. give 2023 a new risk hehe and try to overcome your fear like
- if you are introverted – go outside and be extrovert
- if you have Acrophobia – go skydiving
- if you have Nyctophobia – sleep without any light on.
49. TAKE CARE OF YOUR SKIN
Make sure to take care of your skin I know in this busy world it’s really difficult to maintain healthy skin.
for healthy and pimple-less skin you can have a simple skincare routine
- washing face twice a day
- apply the best moisturizer according to your skin
- apply some face mask once a week
50. GET YOUR HEALTH CHECKUP
This is crucial, health is wealth well we all know but most people don’t do monthly or yearly body checkups. you must do health checkups at least twice a year
51. HAVE A HEALTHY ROUTINE
Have a better healthy routine throughout the day like
- waking up early
- eating good
- doing exercise
- not wasting too much time on social media
- focus on work
- do not focus on negativity
- stay happy
- drink enough water
- have a better skincare routine
52. MAKE FRIENDS
make new and positive friends which also helps you to grow even at your lowest.
53. MAKE YOUR CIRCLE SMALL AND STRONG
People think having a big circle of friends is cool but not it’s not actually if you have a big circle of friends but if they are toxic then what is the point of having such a huge circle of friends?
it is far better to have small but strong friends, what do you mean by strong? strong does mean they help you at worst and feel happy at your best, there is no jealousy, no drama.
54. MAKE YOUR LIFE DECISION
Do not give your life decision to anybody.
take your life decision whether its
- moving into your apartment
- stay at home with parents
- your profession
take your own life decision, so that you don’t feel regret after taking any decision.
55. GET SOME SUNLIGHT
Get some fresh warm sunlight early in the morning.
you will get positivity, and strength, and good for your body and mental health.
56. STICK TO YOUR SCHEDULE
57. BE MORE HYGIENIC
Try to be more hygienic like
- washing your body
- washing your hand before or after a meal
- prevent bad breath
- brush your teeth twice a day
- wear washed cloth
- do not touch any dirty area
- wear mask
- use hand sanitiser
- don’t put your finger into your nose
- do not put your hand into your mouth
58. LEARN ABOUT YOUR CULTURE
Sit with your elder once like
people who know about your culture
sit and talk to them well it does not matter how smart you are in any work I do believe your elder once have more experience.
59. SPEND MORE TIME WITH FAMILY
whenever you get time spend it wisely like with family like
- going out with family for dinner
- drawing together
- watching movies
- sitting together laughing at a joke
- playing video games together
- remember old memories.
60. CALL YOUR BEST FRIEND
Call your best friend and talk your heart out, enjoy your best friend time.
61. STAY AWAY FROM GOSSIP
Stay away from toxic people, toxic talks and gossip.
do not spread hate, the more you gossip and spread hate the more toxic you became from the inside.
62. LIVE YOUR LIFE FULLEST
Make sure to live your life fullest, life is too small to spread hate, not enjoy, cry, not love and not take your decision.
do not let anybody make you feel sad. you are your biggest priority and you should treat yourself best. check out this article on Sunday self-care you need.
63. HAVE A PROPER SLEEP
Complete your sleep, you need at least of sleep every night
do sleep early so that you can cover your sleep.
64. SIT STRAIGHT
If you work 24/7 sitting in a particular place or chair then make sure to sit straight so that you won’t get hurt your back.
65. WRITE DOWN YOUR BUCKET LIST
Well, we do have some dreams and someplace to visit at least once before dying right? well write down those amazing dreams though in your journal or notebook
try to complete at least one wish in a year. Things to do in your 20s
66. DO SOMETHING UNIQUE
Do something unique that you never did like
- living life like you never did
- playing outside games
67. DRINK LESS COFFEE
Well I know everyone loves tea and coffee but reduce it, a limited amount of coffee is ok but an overdose it’s harmful to your body and health.
68. DO RELAX
Relaxing is crucial, you should not work 24/7 right? and don’t even try to work more and more.
make a proper timetable for work and your personal life.
69. HAVE A PROPER ROUTINE
check out this article on how could you have a proper routine.
70. LIMIT YOUR SCREEN TIME
People nowadays (including me) are very addicted to screen, they spend hours watching reels, movies, funny shorts, and TikTok.
well, you need to limit your screen timing if you are constantly watching the screen.
tips to reduce
- increase your me time
- read books
- start working on your hobby
- sleep more
- talk to your friends
- go out
- dream more
- write down your goal
there are so many things you could do without your phone, laptop, or screen.
71. HAVE MANY INCOME SOURCE
This year make more income source, if you are a person who is busy with your 9 to 5 job you can start making money with your hobby
income source ideas
- make a blog
- start youtube channel
- affiliate marketing
- selling products on Instagram
- shifting your offline work to your online work
- writing books
there is an end number of work you can do inside your home to make money.
72. DONT DO THINGS FORCEFULLY
Many people do things forcefully like their
- living with toxic people
well, try not to be in force, make your life decision, if you dont want to do things just don’t do them.
it is far better to leave it than regret it.
73. START SAYING NO
Start saying no more in your life lol. I know for all introverted people saying no is equal to dying but resolve to start saying no if you don’t want to do it.
74. LEARN TIME MANAGEMENT
If you want to do everything without getting stressed you need to earn time management.
what is time management?
everyone has 24 hours right some people who crazy and they do so many things but some people can’t even complete one task, why?
because some people know how to manage time and some don’t.
check out this article on how to do everything 24/7
75. SEPERATE YOUR PERSONAL LIFE PROFESSION LIFE
76. DONT THINK ABOUT SOCIETY
If you are unique or if you are working on something which is not ok with society like
- acting career
society has one circle and what they taught you is to be
- do job
- save money
- get married
Well, I believe this is true to secure your future but also this is not enough,
if you are interested in something then go for it.
77. DON’T TRUST EASILY
Do not trust easily, is the biggest advice I got till now.
This generation is humble but also toxic, you don’t know what the other person is trying to do or what he/she is thinking
just play safe, be humble, be helpful also save and cleaver.
- Get closer to God
- Reduce anxiety and experience calm
- Increase gratitude and thankfulness
- Shift our focus to others
- Hear from God
- Put off temptation
- Bring about miracles
79. GIVE SAVAGE AN ANSWER
Lol, trust me to be savage sometimes if someone is being rude and over smart be savage and give savage answers.
80. TAKE CARE OF YOUR MENTAL HEALTH
Mental health is crucial for everyone, in every area of life, and every situation.
take care of your mental health, check out this article on how to get mental peace.
81. STAY AWAY FROM TOXIC PEOPLE
82. BE POSITIVE
I know we can’t be happy, positive, smiling, and energetic every single day but try to be.
if you are positive and spreading positivity trust me this will help you to be happier and more hopeful.
when you start thinking about something or when you start living like someone you became like them.
83. PLAN YOUR 5-YEAR LIFE FROM NOW
Whatever you have now is because this is what you planned 5 years or maybe a year ago.
Now whatever you will plan, you will be the kind of person, who can plan like
- want to be rich
- want to start something
- want to buy the house
- want to become something
- starting hobbies
planed your life for 5 years so that you don’t have to worry in future.
84. Set Daily Goals
Set small self-improvement goals for yourself for 30-day personal development, you can check out this article on the 30-day personal development challenge.
Make sure to set small and minimum goals like 3 goals per day.
85. Have a reset day every few weeks
whenever you feel like giving up or not feeling to continue your work then you need to reset your life here, check out this article on how to reset your life in just a day.
86. LOVE YOURSELF
Pamper yourself every Sunday for refresh week and mental peace.
88. HAVE WARM WATER IN THE MORNING
There are end number of benefits to having warm water early in the morning like
- weight loss
- smooth digestive tract
- good for sensitive teeth and cavities
- skin lightening
- good skin
89. Focus on one thing at a time
Don’t focus on a lot of things, make one priority and focus on that thing.
check out this on how could you increase your focus on work.
90. Take advice from the right people
Take advice from those who are already successful in the field like
if you want to be rich, take advice from rich people, watch their podcasts read books
if you want to be YouTuber, take advice from YouTuber
91. LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE
If you have enough time start learning a new language or new skill whatever you feel like.
92. SMILE MORE
93. LISTEN TO MUSIC ON ROAD
94. Collect experiences not things
95. CONSUME LESS SUGAR
96. QUESTION EVERYTHING
Don’t work randomly or don’t do anything randomly, ask yourself why you are doing it.
97. DO IT IF IT TAKES LESS THAN 5 MIN
Well sometimes we waste so much time thinking rather than doing, so if any work is taking less than 5 min you can do it without overthinking.
98. COOK MORE
Learn how to cook, even if it’s a small dish.
99. TRY DIFFERENT EXPERIENCE
100. HAVE FAITH
MY BIGGEST MOTIVATION IS TO HAVE FAITH.
Have faith in yourself and god, you can achieve whatever you wanted to achieve.