The older you get and the more people you meet, the more you start to realize that tween paragon of wisdom Hannah Montana was right all along: nobody's perfect. Part of ~adulting~ means finding new ways to improve yourself all the time — because self-improvement is a never-ending process. Of course, you should always be confident and believe in yourself, but you can do both of those things while still acknowledging your flaws and weaknesses, and resolving to work on improving yourself. But why should you focus on active self-improvement?
"It's important to constantly be improving yourself because progress leads to fulfillment," Julie Holmes, a New York City life coach, tells Bustle. "We oftentimes think that accomplishments lead to our happiness, but it simply isn't true. While you may feel good after an achievement, the feeling isn't sustainable. It's important to always be learning and growing in life for happiness that's lasting."
Self-improvement can take many forms, and ultimately, it's up to you to figure out what exactly needs work. A good place to start if you're lost? Reading other people's advice on how to improve yourself — like all of the wisdom Twitter users have been sharing using the hashtag #BetterYourselfIn3Words. If you want some inspiration to start (or continue) your journey to self-improvement, here are 13 tweets full of great, albeit brief, advice.