become a better version of yourself

I don’t want to be just another girl blended in the crowd.
I don’t want your heart to beat normally when you lay your eyes on me.
I want you to think differently when you see me.
I want to be the reason your artwork is bold and powerful.
I want to be the reason your writing always touches people.
I want to be her, the reason your quotes are always written with so much strength and passion.
I want you to feel extra-ordinary when you look at me so that, even you become a better version of yourself.
I don’t want anything less.
I want something real.

anonymous asked:

I'm an ISTJ, any tips to not be so... ISTJ like? :/

That really depends on what qualities you’re trying to avoid. You need to be yourself- trying to act like some other type is going to be fruitless and damaging. However, you DO want to strive to become a better version of yourself. I recommend exposure to new things. Hanging out with other types can be very helpful. They can offer you different perspectives and that is really important for ISTJs. We build our mental image of the world based on all the information we take in so if our experiences are limited our view of the world will be too. You want friends that push you to try new things (xNFPs are great), but at the same time respect your boundaries.

anonymous asked:

How tempted are you two to just whore yourself out into non-stop attention seeking dramedy bullshit and basically become the US version of durianrider & freelee? Pays better I hear. But tough if you have any principles.

Not in our DNA, not going to happen. We started the website so we don’t have the stress of trying to make it big on Youtube for $$$. The site can really be more hands on and build relationships too.:) - Jay

Some people don’t see opportunities when it’s staring them in the face. You see, people are scared of progress. They’re scared of moving on to the next chapter of their lives. They’re too comfortable where they are now that they just don’t want to move forward. They have the broken pieces of their past still attached to them, and it hurts too much to pull them out. But you see, when you take the past wounds out, and let them heal, you’ll become a better version of yourself. Hurt, but broken. Normally opportunity comes knocking around in different doors, that sometimes they look like its the bad thing, but you never know it could be a blessing in disguise.
—  hvmz.h

anonymous asked:

How do you stay true to yourself, especially in NYC? With all the pressure of conformity and being "cool", how is it possible when the closest ones too you are in a totally different thinking space.

the funny thing about being “cool” in NYC is that it is the most effortless thing to do. you are cool when you are being 100% yourself. we first have to be honest with ourselves and ask all the hard questions:

“why do we doubt we are cool in the first place?”

“who am i looking up to as being ‘cooler’ than me?”

“what characteristics do they have that i don’t?”

“what can i do to become this upgraded version of myself that i envision?”

by answering all of those questions honestly. you gotta get to the nitty gritty in you and clear it out. by accepting each answer as a building block towards the better you. you hold the answers to your own ascension. the best thing we can be is real with ourselves. doesn’t mean we have to show everyone our most intimate selves, but just hold your ground. get to know your ground. what have you planted on the ground that leads to your path? what would you like to see grow? 

when you think about it, you realize that everyone is in a totally different thinking space than you are (this is regarding you second question). everyone. no one thinks the same way you do. this is a good thing. do you come from the cookie cutter or are you the cookie cutter itself?

we must accept not everyone will see the views we do. but thats what can make us trailblazers. or in your own words, “cool”. 

much love and light to you thank you so much for your question.

no rose gardens

Therapy feels like broken promises. A lot of frustration today, discouragement. “I’ve been at this over a decade,” I say. Dr. V says it’s like starting a marathon when you’ve already just run one. Why should he be any different?

“You feel let down by me.”

I do. The first day he swooped into my hospital room I thought there was the implied promise of getting better. “I never promised you happiness,” he says. “My hope for you is that you become the best version of yourself. And if you died tomorrow my hope would go to the very end. I never give up.”

I wonder if I will.

no matter who you are, no matter what you’ve done, no matter where you’ve come, you can always become a better version of yourself.

“Smile Everyday” Day34 “aspiration” You are more than where you are now. This is just a passing point. Every steps you take, it appeared for you to be better, even the ones that you wish you didn’t have to go through. We’re aspire to do something bigger and better. And that’s exactly what we ought to do. Surround yourself with things and people who will inspire you to be better. Don’t limit yourself from what you can or can’t do. Those aspiration was planted in you because you deserve that greatness. Don’t cut yourself short. Be bold. Ask the Universe what you want. And even if it doesn’t happen on your term, the Universe knows that you’ve taken the step on your own. “No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come from, you can always change, become a better version of yourself.” -Madonna

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While I see the one side of it, I also feel like the difference is between ‘changing who you are’ (for someone else, especially) and ‘becoming a better person/version of yourself’ (for yourself).


If you’re toxic, or behave like an asshole to someone/abuse someone, and that someone cuts you out of their life, it doesn’t mean you’re not worthy of love or that you necessarily are a bad person. However, because they too are worthy of love and being treated well, they deserve the choice and opportunity to include only those people that affect them positively in their life.


You can become a better person, but that’s different from changing the core of who you are, and most importantly, it should be for yourself - not for someone else.

[truths i need to hear]

Dear Self,

Firstly, I  need you to know that you’re enough. I say this often because I need you to believe it. The danger here though is that it might become cliché and it’s meaning lost… Please don’t let this be the case as I really need you to remember this fact. You don’t need to be a bit more of this, a little less of that to be enough. Remember that wanting to be a better version of yourself should be inspired by love (and the desire to grow) and not a feeling of inadequacy. You’re too phenomenal for that.

I know you know this, but I’ll say it anyway, people treat you the way you allow them to. What you put up with, you end up with. Don’t ever be afraid you set your own standards and don’t allow mediocrity and ill-treatment under any circumstance. A person who values and respects you will do the necessary, you will not have to lower your standards to keep people in your life. If that idea has seeped into your head, kindly discard it with urgency.

You are worthy of excellence, the highest order. Don’t be afraid to wait for excellence at times. When you get impatient and tempted to accept what’s currently being served, remember these words and push the plate back, or better yet pass it on to someone else who might enjoy that dish.

Equally, know when to leave the table when you are no longer getting the service you deserve. You know the lines, when they are crossed pack your bags with all the dignity you can sum up and walk away. I know you might want to hold on to hope and remember the good times that preceded these unfavourable times. I caution you now, don’t become a victim of your optimism.

Don’t ever get tired of loving yourself, don’t look for love outside of yourself first. This is always a recipe for disaster and I’d like to caution you against that. Be your own completion, your biggest fan, your own cheerleader, your own smile keeper, and your own happiness. Be this and more everyday. In so doing, you will find happiness and most importantly - keep it.

Remember you’ve been taught certain values, don’t compromise them for anything. Stay true to yourself and this will help you maintain your balance. These values will bring you back on track when you fall off, they will strengthen you when you feel weak, and grant you the strength to continue when you feel like giving it all up.

Sweetheart, you are not an island; nurture relationships that matter. Invest time in people who have been there, and give of yourself wholeheartedly. Having the right people around you will not only make life worthwhile but will push you to do better and be better.

Perfection is an illusion, stop chasing it. This not only frustrates you but makes your critical of yourself and others. Pursue excellence over perfection.

When you fall, get up and try again.

Sometimes just breathing is enough.

Love more.

Be happy.

Let go.

Be.

xx

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I get it.

it’s easier to wait and wish and hope than to actually get up and do something that will force you to change yourself and your life for the better.
It’s easier to keep thinking the same things day in and day out rather than challenge your own thoughts, beliefs and social conditioning.
It’s easier to just go along with everyone else than form your own opinions about life that could potentially serve you and your dreams rather than take away your power, uniqueness and beauty.

It’s easier to keep hanging around your friends and family than to branch out into the world and meet new people who will force you to level up and challenge you to become the best version of yourself and share your best work with the world.

It’s easier to just watch TV shows, sport and hang out with friends on the weekend than to work on your own unique ideas, skills and gifts so you can change your financial position and circumstances.

It’s easier to play small with your life and surround yourself with people who accept that as a standard in their life than to seperate yourself from the pack and start going for greatness.

It’s easier to just go along and do normal kind of things every day because you’re more worried about fitting in than standing out and being your own beautiful and unique person who does something significant with their life.
Your life won’t change one day or even some day until you change and step up and take charge of yourself and your life.

Stop doing what is easy and what is socially acceptable and start pushing yourself to do what others simply won’t do because it’s weird, different or even a little too full on.

People used to laugh at me because I would wake up at 4am to start my day….sure, it’s a little full on but guess who is living their dream right now and creating the life they always dreamt about while making an impact on the lives of thousands of people.

Now is your time!
Now is your chance to make that change in your life once and for all. par before5am http://ift.tt/1NsCkJA

Tomorrow is the start of Lent. To symbolize Jesus fasting and praying in the desert for 40 days before His crucifixion, Catholic and Greek Orthodox Christians give something up or do something extra to better themselves from Ash Wednesday until Easter Sunday. Even if you are not Catholic, Greek Orthodox, or even Christian, I invite you to give something up that you enjoy or do something extra that would help you become the best version of yourself for the next 40 days.

Sacrifice leads to better perspective of the important things in life and the ability to prioritize. Goals and sacrifice make you a stronger, more independent, and more motivated to set goals for yourself in the future and stick with them!

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