You’re trying to make a career change, make yourself happier, or just gain a little extra advice from someone who has been down a similar path. You likely yearn to break bad habits and form good ones. You want to start a new day knowing that you’ve made just a little bit of improvement on yourself over the last.
The word “self-improvement” seems to imply that you are taking a solitary journey meant to impact only one person: you. Social media and other modern forms of communication strengthen this commitment to you. Your tweets. Your status. Your text messages. Your life. But the truth is, self-improvement can’t happen if you only focus on you. You have to take others into consideration, whether that be your friends and family, your co-workers, your community, or even the world.
I’m not advocating that you should only think of others when trying to improve…
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