Author: Shernide Delva
What is the key to success? Everyone wants to know but the reality is the journey to success is not easy. Many articles have noted the different ways successful people think that makes them different from the masses. The majority of successful people have had to sacrifice time; money and even family in order to achieve their dreams.
Successful people do not spend time dwelling on the negative. They know that being aware of their thoughts and replacing negative ones with positive affirmations allows them to focus on what they want to achieve. Most successful people have some ritual they do each day to relax their mind and increase mental clarity. It could range from meditation, yoga, or journaling.
5 SENTENCES SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE AVOID:
- “I CAN’T DO THIS.”
Successful people do not doubt their dreams. They avoid thinking of anything but the goal ahead of them. They believe in themselves so much that they will endure the hardships to reach their aspirations. Success never comes easy, so it is important to change your mindset. If you lose faith in yourself, your goals will come to a standstill. Dreams can’t come to life with a negative mind.Successful people, no matter how much money they have, where they grew up, or whom they know, have a fire burning in them that no one can put out. They fuel that fire by believing in themselves and knowing wholeheartedly that they have everything within them that need to succeed.
- “I HATE [PERSON, PLACE OR THING HERE]…”
Successful people do not fixate on things they hate. Instead, they emphasize the things they love. Focusing on the negative only pollutes your mind and slows you down. Direct your attention to things that lift you up and excite your mind. Spending energy on others will only bring you down.Furthermore, successful people choose to see the good in others because they realize that being kind is ideal for success. Love expands and hates contracts. Focus on emotions that bring you closer to success.
- “I’M NOT GOOD ENOUGH.”
Remember, no one is perfect, so you should dismiss those thoughts that you are not good enough. You cannot attain success by doubting your progress. Pushing forward even if you feel you are a work in progress is the best way to improve your skills. Do not let your thoughts hinder your journey. Successful people are aware of their worth and value they bring.
- “I’LL NEVER ACHIEVE SUCCESS.”
It is pointless to look into the future with negativity. The future is uncertain, and once you think your aspirations are beyond reach, you have already set yourself up for failure. Successful people know they cannot predict the future, but they continue. They do not see failure as an option.
- “I DON’T HAVE TIME.”
Time is the most common excuse for not pursuing a goal. Time is valuable, and often it can feel like we do not have enough time to work on achieving our goals. However, if you rework your schedule, you can find time to devote to your dream. Even if it means you can only dedicate 15 minutes to your dream a day, consistency Is key. A lack of time should not stop you from achieving success. Choose how to spend your spare time wisely.
It is important to have goals and aspirations in recovery. Often, it can feel like the road to success is never-ending, but you do not have to feel this way alone. Find a support system that can keep you accountable. A major key to progress is knowing when to ask for help. Call now.