What is Self Improvement?
Self improvement is gradually improving one self for a happier life. The improvement can be in the field of studies, career, relationships and personal growth. All these together contribute to the complete self improvement. However, self improvement is a gradual process and one has to learn a number of things and climb several steps before one becomes the 'complete' individual.
Self Improvement and Spirituality
Spirituality in India is a very popular concept as it is known to posses the power of transforming an individual completely and bring all positive changes in a person. One can bring about self improvement through spirituality. Self improvement means changing one's attitude and approach towards life for the betterment. This can be achieved through regular meditation and yoga and some life style changes required in spiritualism.
Meditation and Yoga for Self Improvement
One can explore the journey of self improvement through spiritual practices like Yoga and meditation. Self improvement through spirituality call for a disciplined lifestyle where one will have to follow the basic rules:
- Perform yoga and meditation regularly
- Reading spiritual books
- Quit Smoking/drinking/drugs (if there is any such habit)
- Take up vegetarian diet (preferably)
Regular practice of yoga and meditation awaken the chakras or the energy centers of the body which exude positive vibrant energies into the body and create peace, balance and wisdom. The main mantra of meditation is to begin with exploring the inner self asking questions on his/her own self and letting the inner soul answer it. As one goes on practicing this regularly a positive change comes gradually. Meditation increases concentration power, reduces stress, instills positive thoughts and optimism and develops wisdom, all of which contribute to a better and refined self. Yoga on the other hand develops mental and physical health.
Books on Spiritual Self Improvement
- Book Title - The Living Organization - Spirituality in the Workplace
Author - William A. Guillory
- Book Title - Destination Happiness
Author - Dada J. P. Vaswani