It is a giant step to just admit that you should to get some help. Here are some great tips to help give you some ideas on what to try.
Read good articles about self improvement. The best self improvement books can give you new ideas and advice that could change your life forever. It is always best to check the reviews for a book. Self improvement books can be very poorly written.
Take a notebook around with you to jot ideas in. Use a notepad app on your phone or even carry a real notepad with you. Just write down what their idea or thought is and then develop it more when you have the time and are feeling creative.
Write a personalized affirmation. On a postcard, write down all of your best qualities. Carry it with you, and refer to it when necessary. An even more effective solution would be to read the list out and have it recorded on video; playing it back when you are feeling low. Sounds intriguing, right?
Rather than boasting about your myriad medals, trophies, and awards, ask others about some of their proudest moments and most notable achievements. You will find that you will learn more about those around you better by doing this. Not only that, you can respect them by knowing more about them.
Therapy is a great way for anyone who wishes to work on personal development to explore their own personal demons. While self-help books help to a certain degree, seeing a therapist has more personalized substance to it. Sometimes, the best solution comes about through the simple act of talking with a trained therapist. There is no way to have an open discussion with a book, though you can with a therapist.
Whatever it is that you need to have in your life, make sure you have one thing. This simple lesson is to take initiative over your life, and to never step back and watch passively. Being alive means learning, exploring, and forever enhancing your own self improvement.
Once you have tried these suggestions, log any mental or emotional changes. Give yourself a break.