5 Simple and Smart Ideas to Improve the Quality of Your Life

A Select Collection of Quality Quotes

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You are stressed. You are exhausted. You find yourself wanting to run away. Work takes its toll on your physical and mental health. Family responsibilities weigh you down. 

Are You Suffering From Bad Quality of Life?
To answer that question, you first need to know what is good quality of life. There’s no such thing as a perfect life, unless you are a Stepford wife. You know you have a good quality of life when all your needs are met.

You can be assured that your quality of life is good when you are happy. Quality of life also depends on how you make the most of your time and talents.

Not every day will bring you roses. You have to take what you get, and make the most of it. Sometimes, we get so caught up with life that we forget to live the life we really want to live. We are so busy doing mundane chores that we forget to appreciate little joys of life. Think about it. When did you last sit back and enjoy a child's playfulness? Or watch the beauty of a sunset? Or taste snowflakes?

Life goes on. Create a beautiful life by making the most of it. Here are 5 insightful ideas to improve the quality of life.

1. Take Stock of Your Life. Find out What it Is that You Really Want
Have you created a bucket list of the things you want to do before you die? When are you going to get started on that list? What are you waiting for? Don't wait for life to be perfect before pursuing your dreams.

The right time is now.
 
2. Relearn. Renew. Reinvent
The best way to feel alive is to constantly reinvent. Have you always wanted to learn something new? Perhaps you have a passion for dancing. Or is painting your true love? Learn a new skill, or find time to pursue your hobbies despite your crazy schedule.

Hobbies are the best stress busters, especially after a day of drudgery.
 
3. Volunteer
Volunteer work makes one feel good. When you help a blind lady cross the road, feed the destitute, or do charity work at a hospital, you realize how blessed you truly are.
 
4. Challenge Yourself
Can you push yourself to go to the gym every day? Set a target: not a lofty one, but a realistic one. Raise the bar only when you feel confident that you will meet your expectations. And when you meet your targets, treat yourself.
 
5. Meditate
Meditation helps reduce stress. It helps you to look at issues in the right perspective. It helps you calm down and control your fear, anger, and frustration.
 
If you want to improve the quality of your life, read these quality quotes. These famous people share their experience on what quality of life truly means. Use their wisdom to make your life wonderful.

George Washington
The first President of United States had no advanced education. He gained his knowledge from his circle of educated friends such as Franklin, John Adams, and Madison. He believed in enhancing one's learning by mingling with learned people.

"Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation. It is better be alone than in bad company."

Zig Ziglar
Notable author, and motivational speaker, Zig Ziglar worked his way up the ladder. Having lost his father and sisters very early in childhood, Zig Ziglar had to struggle to make ends meet. His motivational words inspire millions.

"If standard of living is your major objective, quality of life almost never improves, but if quality of life is your number one objective, your standard of living almost always improves."

Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and author Ralph Waldo Emerson was a man of strong beliefs. He knew how to strike life into words.

"It is not length of life, but depth of life."

Mahatma Gandhi
Gandhi was the freedom fighter who espoused non-violence. Gandhi had very strong views about quality, honesty, and integrity.

"It is the quality of our work, which will please God and not the quantity."

Josh Billings
Noted author Josh Billings had to struggle in his early days, as he was born in poverty. This famous humorist was expelled from college for removing the clapper from the chapel bell. Yet Josh Billings eventually found success after he discovered the joy of writing.

"One of the rarest things that a man ever does, is to do the best he can."

Warren Buffett
Businessman and investment guru Warren Buffett is a man of keen business acumen. He has a keen sense of quality when it comes to investments.

"You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong."