Improving your quality of life doesn't only make you feel better about yourself, but also paints a clear picture of you and your qualities, to outsiders. You'll have to determine your goals and desires, and then work towards making them happen. Constant assessing will also aid growth and help you improve better.

Below are ways you can improve your quality of life

1. Embrace challenges

We can't always skip or do away with challenges; they will come and it is important that we learn to embrace them as part of life and keep moving on. This is the very first step to improving your quality of life. Sometimes, it doesn't really matter how much positive thinking overshadows our negative thoughts, these challenges will still come our way. Embrace and welcome whatever challenge comes your way, and believe that it will pass. Learn from the positive side of it and move on.

2. Have a closer relationship with your mind

Most of the things we do or choices we make, begins from our minds. There's a need to understand how exactly your mind works; what it hovers around, and how it makes choices. If you understand this, it will be easier to adjust some things that aren't right. You can control your mind on how it makes you respond to some certain things. You can choose not to be aggressive to that annoying fellow, because it is a matter of choice based on the mind you have worked on.

3. See life full of opportunity

To many, opportunities are scarce; that's what life is to them and for that thinking, they just might never come across one in the long run. How do you see life? Little or no opportunity? You have to start learning to appreciate everything you come across, either great or small. Be grateful in whatever you find yourself doing, rather than complaining. You can't always get the perfect seat to be perfect. Opportunities are everywhere, you just have to be positive and take nothing for granted. Let your thinking of life change today.

4. Make your goals smart

Anyone can have goals, but it takes an extra mile to have SMART goals. Let your goals be Specific, Measurable, Achievable/Attainable, Relevant/Realistic, Time-bound. Improving your quality of life helps you to stand out from the crowd. When you pen your goals, ensure they are what you can achieve , to avoid making yourself the failure that you are not. You can start from an easy task; make the goal SMART and see if how you go about accomplishing it. You are good to go.

5. Choose your attitude

If you want to grow, you have to learn to sit back and work on your inner being. Your attitude means a lot and practically defines you. Work on yourself; choose to be positive; choose to live a good life. When others are seeing a situation as trashy or not-too-good, choose to see the silver lining around it and do all you can to bring out something beautiful. How do you relate with yourself? Be soft and be quick to yield to corrections, don't give up when you fail. Remind yourself how much you can do.

6. Plan for productive failure

Becoming a better person has it ups and downs. While you try to improve your quality of life, some things might not work. Don't feel too sober to cut them off and restrategize. Don't give up; never give up; never stop trying. A plan might fail doesn't mean it's over.

7. Choose good company

It is quite interesting to know how much attitude can be contagious. You can't choose to walk towards the east while those you surround yourself with are heading North-South. You are only making things difficult for yourself. Move around positive people and let their lives give yours meaning. That makes things easier for you.

You can be better, irrespective of what people say. It's time to improve your quality of life.  

Published by Oluwatosin Faith Kolawole