In a society that wants everyone to be mediocre, you can work to become the best version of yourself. This will help to set you apart from others. These are ten ways how you can become the best version of yourself.

10 Ways To Become The Best Version Of Yourself

These are ten ways to become the best version of yourself.

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First, practice self-discipline. Discipline leads to freedom. It sounds counterintuitive, but it is true. When you start to be disciplined in your life, you will find that you will begin to reach your goals.

Some simple ways to start practicing self-discipline are to make your bed each morning, get up and go to bed regularly, and work to reach your goals. Self-discipline is a necessity if you want to achieve any goals you may have for yourself.

Recommended – How Self-Discipline Changed My Life

Set Goals

Second, set goals. If you do not have goals, you will remain where you are. You can set realistic goals for yourself.

By having goals, you are challenging yourself to work to complete a project or a task by a deadline. With each goal that you achieve, the more confident you will become.

You can break your goals into short-term, medium-term, and long-term goals. This will allow you to manage your time better while you work to accomplish each objective you want to achieve.

You can learn to set goals, plan strategy, and apply resources to reach your goals.

Money Management

The third way is to learn the basics of money management. You can track how much income you have each month and how much you spend. You can start to follow a budget, which will help you manage your money better.

The first thing you can do is start to pay off any debt you may have. Second, you can build an emergency fund of whatever you think is reasonable as an emergency expense. Third, you can start budgeting money into your savings account. You can then begin investing some money once your regular costs are covered.

Passive Income Streams

Fourth, you can learn to make passive income streams. You can work to slowly leave the nine-to-five job that you may hate and transition to doing something that you enjoy. One of the great things about the Internet is that it has made it more accessible for people to make passive income.

When starting, you want to make passive income streams matching your strengths. Passive income streams also take more time to build compared to receiving a paycheck from an employer for exchanging your time for money.

Surround Yourself With Like-Minded People

Fifth, you want to surround yourself with like-minded people. If you have goals, but your other friends don’t, then you may want to consider finding new friends. If you can’t immediately make new friends who have the same goals, you want to improve yourself to surround yourself with people who have goals like you.

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Time Management

The sixth way is time management. You can start to value your time. When you value your time, you will start reaching your goal. You can begin to list the tasks that need to be done in order of importance. You can also devise a strategy that works best for you to organize your day.

The strategy that I have come up with that works best for me is to do my tedious tasks in boring tasks in the morning, creative tasks in the afternoon and evening, and work to complete one large task. By doing this, I also allow myself to work to achieve a goal.

Priority Management

Seventh, you can begin to manage your priorities. You can list your top three to five priorities that you need to do the next day. You can then list what you want to get done for the following day. You could also list what you want to do soon. These are some ways to start to manage your priorities better. You can reach your goals as you manage your time and priorities better.


Eighth is self-education. The reality is that college does not prepare you for the real world. The purpose of education, and the higher education system, is to make you a good obedient employee.

Self-learning is how you develop skills and improve yourself. You can continue to improve by learning about an area of knowledge that you find exciting and honing your skills. You always continue learning. You are a lifelong student when you embrace self-education.

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Take Risks

Ninth, you can learn to take risks. Taking chances is how you grow as a person. When you stay in your safe bubble, you remain where you are, and you are static. In contrast, when you take a risk, you force yourself to learn new things and become uncomfortable.

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Develop Skills

Finally, you must continue to develop skills. You will always need to hone your skills to remain competitive in your industry and among your workers. You will want to continue to build your skills in your personal and professional life too.

You could use some of your skills to take on a second job or a side hustle to earn extra income. You could even decide to use your skills to start a business.

You can always work to improve yourself, from improving your skills to finding ways to increase your income to use your time better.

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These are ten ways to work to become the best version of yourself. It is up to you to decide whether you want to improve yourself. You can start to invest in yourself to thrive as a single person.

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James Bollen is the Founder and President of Secure Single. He is an entrepreneur and a content creator with the goal of helping all different types of singles to learn to thrive as a single person.
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