Do you find yourself questioning who you are and what you want to become? This is the clarity you will need to move forward. To increase your personal standards, there must be no uncertainties to knowing everything about you including identifying goals set to improve how you live. I always advocate that you should have personal standards set for yourself and your life. Keep in mind, the set of behaviors we choose to indulge in reflects our personal standards. These behaviors develop from your own expectations of what you require of yourself. What types of behaviors you are demonstrating that define your actions and results? Focus on the origins and how might you change this?
Assess your reality by starting to think about the life you are living now. What about your low standards and how they have personally impacted you? Having low expectations, you will often accept things how they are. You do not have to settle. Realize your worth is so much more than your circumstances. Be ready for a mindset change so you can prepare to set course in a new direction of raising your self-esteem. This is a critical requirement necessary for increasing your personal standards as they both are intertwined.
I believe that setting high standards signifies what is possible. It is what you expect from yourself. What actions are you showing? What are you requiring from others? Establishing high standards are your foundational expectations that you are willing to do more to get the anticipated results. Most people are in a deficit when it comes to having high standards and expectations. Therefore, it is difficult for them to achieve anything of importance in life.
Remember that having low standards will keep you producing average results. Altering your strategy depends on you finding the motivation to change. Transformation happens when one decides enough is enough. Your circumstances or hardships can be temporary when you set a course to change things for the better. When you begin to set higher standards, you start to think differently which fosters an environment of optimizing success.
Be creative in this process by finding innovative ways to stay committed to increasing your personal standards. It is so easy to fall back into a familiar pattern because that is what you know. Get connected to resources for keeping you motivated to stay on top of what matters most. You must demand excellence from yourself and this requires you to have high standards. When you set the bar high will cause great manifestation in your life. Now is the time to start increasing your personal standards.