Millennial Tips: Make better friends with yourself with these 4 tips
As millennials, we are often subjected to all kinds of weird accusations. But, whether we like it or not, we’re spending way more time with ourselves than anyone else.
Looking to rise above formulaic social stereotypes and build a better relationship with yourself? We’ve got the right tips for you.
Sort out your best assets and play them up.
Take some time at regular intervals to really think about yourself: your strengths, the components that make up your personality, where you currently are in life, and what you aspire to become. It is only through such thoughtful introspection that you will be able to truly identify your best assets at every stage and proceed to bring them out in the best possible way.
Come up with your own definition of success.
Social conformity is a fundamental mechanism of society and it is therefore important to take cues from other people in your surrounding. However, do not let the social media perpetuated culture of overachievement and perpetual bliss bring you down! Success is a relative concept that can hardly ever be confined to a single narrative, let alone a mere number. And this is why you need to find your own, customized definition of success that can be trackable on a step-by-step basis.
Strive continuously to expand your knowledge and skills.
Even when you think you’ve mastered something, there is always room to dig deeper. Make it a habit to look out for the latest developments, innovations and techniques in your field and adapt your skills accordingly. Beware nevertheless not to binge on workshops and events randomly to avoid wasting your time and money. Think strategically about what would truly benefit you, compare your options and always go for the one that best matches your goals.
Take some time out.
Do not let today’s fast-moving lifestyle overwhelm you to the point of hampering your mental and physical wellbeing. Work hard, but make sure to be in tune with your body and take some time out to disconnect, rest and enjoy yourself. You don’t have to be doing something 24/7 in order to feel accomplished. You just gotta learn how to keep those scales balanced!