You don't need to get all flashy and fancy, just...do better? OR take yourself seriously. People are subjects to be photographed. People are complex and interesting. Maybe you should try taking a self portrait you feel represents you. Make it into something more than a profile picture.
And don't pretend you don't like me all the more for being harsh. I'm a good friend P:
I agree with the others deviant, but I would like to see another lighting, a bit less oranged. Or perhaps would you frame yourself in your favorite landscape ? Would enjoy this too ... Or dressed up differently, like mediaeval or so ... ?