September is National Self-Improvement Month, but what does self-improvement mean and look like when applied to everyday life? Often, self-improvement is defined as the betterment of one’s knowledge, status, or character by an individuals own efforts. In an effort to go it alone to make changes in one’s life, libraries’ and book stores’ shelves are filled with How To Books, on topics ranging from cultivating meaningful relationships to finding the confidence to speak your truth, and every topic in between. But do individuals need to go it alone to reach their individual goals?
LIFE IS MEANT TO BE SHARED
The simple answer is no. Life is meant to be shared. As human beings we were created to be in community with one another. And that sharing means walking alongside others on their journey of self-discovery. At Hoyleton Youth and Family Services, our Clinical Services Department is partnering with local schools, churches and community organizations to meet the mental and emotional needs of individuals right where they are. Self-improvement looks different for each person and is dependent upon their own unique experiences, cultural perspective, beliefs and mental/medical history.
Enjoy your life
SOME PERSONAL GOALS WILL BE SHORT-TERM IN NATURE. OTHER GOALS TAKE TIME AND REQUIRE PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIVIDUALS WHO WILL HOLD US ACCOUNTABLE FOR INCORPORATING CHANGES AND PROVIDING CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK.
Self-improvement requires individuals to look within themselves and recognize opportunities for growth. Personal growth is vital not only for the individual, but also for those who are dependent upon the individual seeking change. Tina Kampwerth, Director of Clinical Services, likens the need to investing in oneself to being on an airplane.
“We’re not saying you should take 42 percent of your time to rest; we’re saying if you don’t take the 42 percent, the 42 percent will take you. It will grab you by the face, shove you to the ground, put its foot on your chest, and declare itself the victor”.
Nicole Dieker – on June 15 2017
THe SIMPLE REASON, YOU CAN NOT HELP OTHERS IF YOURSELF ARE ASTARVERD FOR OXYGEN AND DYING.
Each display features two FireWire 400 ports and two USB 2.0 ports, making attachment of desktop peripherals, such as iSight, iPod, digital and still cameras, hard drives, printers and scanners, even more accessible and convenient.
Taking advantage of the much thinner and lighter footprint of an LCD, the new displays support the VESA.