The New Year is right around the corner and with that comes the opportunity for you to create some big changes in your life. Let’s face it, most of us make all sorts of resolutions when the New Year rolls around and most times, they never really stick.
As Chicago’s resident gay dating coach, this time of year is always fairly busy for me because I have guys who really want to make changes towards finding their ultimate happiness. What most of them fail to realize is that until you can be comfortable and confident with yourself, building a relationship with anyone else is next to impossible. 3 Tips On Self Love and Relationship Readiness [EXPERT]
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As Chicago’s resident gay dating coach, I could go on and on about the reasons why your quest for love is not working for you. Not only have I coached over a hundred gay men on rebooting their love lives, I have also experienced it.
So if you have resolutions for love, relationships, career, health and you want to make sure you achieve them, I am going to give you 5 tips that you can use now to ensure your success for 2013.
1. Practice Self-Awareness
A man who is self-aware, knows what he wants and is willing to take action is irresistible. These are the type of men who consistently attract irresistible and worthy opportunities for love, life and success. It’s a law of attraction!
Being self-aware does not mean that you are without flaws. We all have weaknesses that hinder us in some ways but when you are aware of yourself and practice self-efficacy, you can find ways to better yourself and turn those weaknesses into strengths. It keeps you grounded.6 Fatal Dating Mistakes [EXPERT]
Combine that with action and accountability and you are well on your way to getting what you want.
Action Item: Make a list of things of your strengths and weaknesses and weigh them against each other. Examine your weaknesses and think of ways you can go about turning them into strengths. Once you have a plan, take action immediately to start making those changes. Don’t put it off.
2. Get Fit and Stay Healthy
Life can be demanding. Let’s face it, most of us are busy creatures and have a laundry list of responsibilities that need to be addressed. In order to keep up, you have to find ways to stay healthy and active.
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Get regular check-ups and make sure you pay attention to your body. When something doesn’t feel right, get it checked out.
Also, make it a point to start exercising. This is important because the more active you are, the more energy and stamina you will have. This will also do wonders for your confidence and mental clarity. You will find yourself less stressed and in a better mood.