A helping hand
Long conversations with good friends
A “how’re you?”
A “hey what are you doing this weekend? Let’s catch up. It’s been awhile.”
All the greatest books ever written
All the greatest podcasts ever recorded
A journal and a pen
Cancelled subscriptions to time-sucking services
Healthy food (even if it’s not organic)
Long walks, no phone
This is not a complete list.
The self-improvement industry, with its seminars and recruitments and ‘ultimate packages’ inflates the cost of a better you. And while a better you is incredibly valuable, becoming a better you is a lot cheaper than you think.