Empowering yourself in 2018 can mean many things… but one of the most important is creating a life for yourself, that allows you to be the best version of you. It’s not always easy to assess areas, in our lives, that need attention but don’t go into 2018, the same way you’ve been in 2017. 

Let’s look at how you can empower yourself to have an amazing 2018!


One of the most empowering things that you can do is to look after your health properly. It’s easy to become reliant on others to make our doctor appointments, see the dentist every six months, remind us to eat our vegetables or even push us to work out regularly. But the truth is that all of those things are our own responsibility. Make a conscious decision to eat more healthy, drink more water, and ultimately, get more exercise. Doing these three things alone will help fortify your immune system, boost your energy, and keep the doctor (and mom) at bay.


Having a home that you love is a life goal for most people. But the process can seem overwhelming to someone that has never owned property before. Nothing could be further than the truth. Take the time to visit a mortgage loan office and educate yourself specifically on what you need to do to purchase your first home. The process may be much easier than you thought. The flip side is that if you’re already a homeowner, you could consider  Cash Home Buyers cash house buyers to sell your current property; enabling you to upgrade to your next level home or use the cash proceeds to pay down debt or even travel a little. 


Is it time to take your career to a new level? Maybe you’ve been stuck in the same job for the last few years and are becoming a little bored with what you’re doing. You’ve got a few options:

  • Try and climb higher within the company you’re already working for. This is especially useful for those that are already working in the industry that they’ve always dreamed of. Doing this will open up chances for more money, being able to better yourself further and also gaining respect from your superiors.
  • Pursue a new career path. Maybe the career you chose wasn’t the one you’ve always longed for. There are loads of options that you could take so that you’re finding the job of your dreams.

Doing either one of these will allow you to empower yourself by giving your career a chance to take off rather than being stuck in the same dead-end job.

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Whether this applies to a relationship with a lover, or a close family member or friend, it’s never too late to rekindle the spark that you’ve always shared together. Let’s face it, we never know what’s going to happen in the future, and without sounding too cliche, life is too short for missed opportunities and connections. Take stock of your relationships and decide which ones need a little attention, which ones need repair, and which ones need to be let go of. 

*this is a contributor written post