7 Steps to Being Your Best Self
*Know your purpose
Are you drifting through life with little direction - hoping that you’ll discover contentment, health and wealth? Discovering your life purpose or developing your personal mission statement gives you your own distinctive compass guide.
* Know your values
What do you value most? Make a list of your top three values. Check your life goals against your values. If the goals don't align with any of your top three values get rid of it.
* Know your needs
Unmet needs will stop you from living authentically. Take care of yourself. List your top five needs and get them met before it's too late!
* Know your passions
Take out some time to get to know who you are and what you truthfully love in life. Express yourself and take inspirational steps towards becoming the person you want to be.
* Live from the inside out
Commune with nature. Breathe deeply to quiet your busy distracted mind. Learn to listen to what your heart is saying.
*Honor your strengths
What are your positive talents, abilities, and character traits? Find ways to express your authentic self through your strengths. You can increase your strengths when you willingly to share what you know with others. Tom Rath has a great book, Strength Finder to help find out your strong points.
* Serve others
When you live authentically, you’ll find out that you develop an interconnected sense of being. When you are true to who you are, living your purpose and giving of your talents to the world around you, you give back in service what you came to share with the world -your spirit - your essence. The rewards for sharing your gift is indeed pleasing to others and self-fulfilling.
Kimesha Coleman is a Self Esteem Enhancement Expert and Results Coach who works with women who tend to cater to others more and put themselves last on the list to get a clear vision for what they really want, and then I coach them through stuck points so they can achieve success.