The Art of Life: Getting into self-improvement with Kaizen

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.

– Aldous Huxley

I always like to search for ideas that help me to get into self-improvement. For the last some years, I spend quality time with myself, sitting in silence, introspecting my inner self, and contemplating the deeper echoes.

I write down in my diary the areas where I need to improve, be it my professional development or personal development.

Therefore, when I stumbled upon this beautiful idea of self-improvement with this art of life, I found it very interesting. Let’s know the Kaizen art of life in a better way.

Getting Into Self-improvement with Kaizen

Kaizen is a Japanese word that translates into the meaning of changing for the better. Kai translates as good and Zen translates as change; thus it cumulatively translates as changing for the better self.

When it comes to changing yourself for the overall betterment, it is indeed an art that helps you to come one step closer to self-improvement.

Kaizen is a process in which you gets a chance to improve yourself, while it is also a process that happens within your mind. However, the main goal of Kaizen is to realize your highest potential.

Whether many people believe that the more precise meaning of Kaizen is walking on the path of continuous self-development.

Therefore, in the real sense, the purpose of Kaizen is to unlock the key to your self-improvement.

Kaizen: Changing for the Better

Whether many people want to follow the process of Kaizen and improve themselves in the Kaizen way, the best way to get into self-improvement is by taking one small change at a time. Because this helps you to sustain a continuous and long-term goal of improving yourself.

Therefore, I really liked the concept of Kaizen. When you embark upon a journey of transformation, if you can take one small change at a time, one day, you will reach your bigger goal definitely.

I think I need to focus on some more things so that I can improve my blogging skills. Along with this, I also need to introspect myself so that I can get into the habit of self-improvement on a regular basis. I have recently developed the habit of focusing my transformation process by taking one small thing at a time.

I think I need to do it in the Kaizen way, what do you say?

( I am participating in the #BlogchatterA2Z. You can head over to Blogchatter to know more about this exciting blogging challenge and join the camaraderie! )

16 responses to “The Art of Life: Getting into self-improvement with Kaizen”

  1. Introspection has a new name. And I love it! ❤
    Best wishes for your Kaizen journey.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks a lot Priyanka. Kaizen is actually a process that can be implied in different fields. All for changing towards the betterment.


    2. Wonderful word with a beautiful meaning. One must try to practice kaizen for betterment, am sure it will work.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Yes Rashi. Changing for better slowly is very essential. Thanks for reading.


  2. It’s important for everyone to introspect. Kaizen is a lovely concept.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you Kalpana. Yes practising Kaizen is a vital thing in life. Thanks for reading.


  3. “change is the only constant” someone had said to me the other day. And yet, change is what we resist the most. Your post and the concept of Kaizen gives me hope that one day I too will find courage to change

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Sometimes change is inevitable and sometimes, it’s okay to not opt for a change Harshita. I believe change for the betterment is vital, but not always we need to change thinking of our future selves. What we are, what we have, this is good too! What say?

      Liked by 1 person

      1. well yes, what we are and what we have is good, but then sometimes we find ourselves in a rut. Then we need to change

        Liked by 1 person

        1. Absolutely. I follow this too.


  4. Self-improvement is a journey of thousand miles and can start with a single step in the right direction by following the principles of Kaizen.
    Very well articulated Swarnali.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Thank you Anagha. Yes I too believe in taking small steps to reach the higher goals. Thanks for stopping by.


  5. I do all the things written all over but I dunno how to avoid a depressive episode. It comes so suddenly and then I fight with my inner self for letting ti overtake me.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Yes Harjeet I can understand it. Try to shift your focus on something you love to do Or something that builds your strength. That’s a way to keep the spirit of going on. Thanks for reading.


  6. Self-improvement is the only key to sustaining in a world that is so fiercely trying to forget you. Well-written post.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks for reading Chinmayee. Means a lot🙂


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create your website with
Get started