In the world today, many people are constantly looking for that next drive, that next inspiration to take them into their next chapter of life. Unfortunately, not every can find the inspiration they need to succeed and be motivated in life. In life, you have the power to be inspirational to others, you can live by choice, make changes not excuses and be motivated; not manipulated. If you love life and you want others to love their life, this guide will give you some of the powerful tips on how you can inspire those around you to live life to the fullest. Let’s get started.
Let Yourself Be Inspirational With These 5 Great Tips:
1. Be True To Yourself and Be Authentic
Life is crazy. There are so many things that try to tell you to be someone else, act a certain way, or dress a certain way. These pressures can be drowning and can be extremely stressful to yourself and your confidence. Instead, to inspire those around you, you need to look inside yourself and show others that you’re not going to follow the rest of the world and the ‘standards’ that other people set. You’re going to show them YOU and the belief in yourself that you have. You don’t need to be as skinny as a model, you don’t need to dress to impress all the time, all that matters is that you love the way you are. This is a powerful message you can give that will help inspire those around you.
2. Be Selfless and Help Those In Need
The next thing you can do to inspire those around you is to be selfless and begin to help those who are in need. Giving time to the less fortunate will help not only show those that you care enough to give your time to others but will also show those who are in need that someone cares for them when no one else did. You can donate your time in many ways. Some things you can do include, but aren’t limited to:
- Volunteering at an animal shelter or a homeless shelter.
- Giving your time to help children who may be disadvantaged.
- Helping out at a local orphanage.
- Helping at an elderly retirement village.
All these things can help to inspire others in life. Being selfless and caring more about others is a great trait to have and can be rewarding on so many levels.
3. Express Your “Can Do” Attitude
People are inspired by other people who express their willingness to try anything once in life. People who make chances instead of excuses are often looked upon as an inspirational icon that many people look up to. If you’re normally someone who likes to hide in the shadows, why not take life by experience and show the world that you’re not going to stop until your dreams come true. A ‘can do’ attitude is very infectious and can be rewarding to both you and those around you in the end. So instead of saying ‘I can’t’ say ‘I can’.
4. Be The Best You Can Be In Life
If you have a hobby or a love in life, another great way you can inspire is by being the best you can be in life. If you’ve ever had inspiration in your own life, you’ll realize that those who inspired you are generally people who excel at what they’re good in. If you have a hobby that you’re good at, don’t forget to work hard, strive high, and live by experience. Soon others will take note of your continuously rising achievements and will be inspired to follow suit to be the best they can be in life.
5. Focus On The Positive In Life
Last but not least, it’s a good idea to focus on the positive in life. Focusing on the positive in life is a great way to really inspire people. In times that are challenging, overcome them by finding a solution to them. Work on ‘I can do this’, instead of ‘I can’t get past this’. Positivity is powerful and the more positive you are, the more infectious it will become in life. If you meet someone who is struggling, be positive with their situation and help them find an answer to their problem.
When it comes to helping others find their inspiration, you need to be inspired in the first place. As you can see above, these are just some of the best ways you can inspire those to be better in life so they can be happier and healthier. So, are you ready to inspire?
Todd Griffin is the Director and Principal Psychologist at TG Psychology, in Penrith, NSW. He has over 14 years of experience working with adults and young people in both public health and private practice settings. He has treated people from diverse cultural backgrounds, with a variety of emotional health and behavioral issues, including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, anger, addictions, trauma, and grief. He has also facilitated a number of group programs, treating a wide range of issues: from quitting an addiction, social skills training, self-esteem development, to deliberate self-harm behaviors.