Yes, you can stop being a loser! These tips for turning your life around will help you figure out how to take responsibility for your relationships, career, and goals.

Take the first steps towards happiness, health, and even excitement about where your life is going! These tips, nudges, and ideas will get you movin’ and shakin’!

“I hope you get the courage to move on and do what is good for you,” says Amy on How to Leave Your Husband . “Don’t hate the men in your lives – they did not force you to get married or have children or be a stay at home mum. Take responsibility for your lives, until you do just that you will always blame everyone else.”

Sometimes “taking responsibility for your life” means “stop being a loser and turn your life around!”

One of my favorite books on living better (and not being a loser) is Refuse to Choose! A Revolutionary Program for Doing Everything That You Love by one of my favorite authors, Barbara Sher. Check it out.

Tips for Turning Your Life Around

“Most times, we women want to please everyone, we want to have kids to please our men, we want to be good mothers to our kids, but we never think of pleasing ourselves,” says Amy on my article about leaving your husband. “We all have one life to live, so live it well. Time will never come back, so if you want that Masters degree, go ahead! If you wanted to learn French or Italian, then do it! If you want to live in Spain – start packing. It’s your life.”

It’s your life, my friends. And you can stop hanging out with losers, stop being a loser, and turn your life around.

Remember that time doesn’t just fly – it’s a speeding bullet

I bet you often marvel at how fast time passes. Where did the week go? The month? The years? The first way to take responsibility for your life and stop being a loser is to remember you’ll be 80 years old before you know it – and you’re the only one who can guarantee an exciting, fulfilled life. You won’t succeed at everything you do, but you can take risks and use every moment of life that God gives you.

Figure out what kind of life you want to look back on

When I was 28 years old, I sat on a bar stool in my sister’s kitchen and said, “I want to live a BIG life! I want to reach age 90 and look back on my life and be amazed at what I did!” So, I moved to Africa and taught at an American high school there for three years. I’ve started businesses, tackled a freelance writing career, got married, went into counseling for a year before I got married to deal with my issues, and am now hiring writers for my Quips and Tips blogs! And we travel every year. This is the kind of life I want to look back on…I want to have tried tons of new things, seen lots of new places. I don’t want to feel like a loser.

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Stop blaming other people for your problems

Do you hate your job? Feel fat and ugly? Have no time to exercise or declutter your house? Feel stuck in a loveless marriage? Struggle with financial debt and money problems? You create the situation you’re in, my friend. Instead of blaming other people for your problems, you need to take responsibility for your life by taking action. Even small, “baby steps” actions make a HUGE difference in helping you achieve your goals!

If you struggle with motivation, check out Susan Liddy’s 50 Fabulous Ways to Get Motivated — they’re quick, easy tips that will get you off the couch.

What action can you take today to start taking responsibility for achieving your goals, seeing your dreams come true?

Do you feel like a loser? How will you turn your life around? I’d love to hear from you below…

Another one of my favorite books on living life fully is This Is Not the Life I Ordered: 50 Ways to Keep Your Head Above Water When Life Keeps Dragging You Down by a gaggle of strong, adventurous writers. Check it out!

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