Have a look at this blog on personal branding for a wonderful piece on developing a personal philosophy of continuous improvement.
You let things pass through inertia. And yet you (and when I say ‘you’, I also mean ‘I’!) can get stuck in self reproach and guilt. To make changes really stick, it takes effort. Not a surprise, I know, though something to remind myself of. It can be easy to let self reproach and guilt become so familiar and automatic, you can become a stranger to your best self.
I also love to read about the Japanese concept of “kaisen” – continuous improvement……..