Writer for Motivated Progress and painter.
Oct 1, 2019
How will you notice you’ve reached your goal of being successful if you don’t realize what that entails? If you don’t take the time to define what success means for you, then you won’t know what you need to work on every day.
How do you define success? Describe, in detail, your own definition of success, not your friend’s or your parent’s versions.
Denying your problems in hopes that they’ll disappear over time is a terrible habit. While time does help to ease the pain, deep down, it still hurts because it’s not solved.
Self-actualized people are extraordinary and different from the rest of society. They’re confident, joyful, creative, independent, and free. These people flow with life instead of resisting or fighting against it. Above all, they bask in the phenomenal feeling of reaching their highest potential.
First, you’ll need to figure out what goals would make yourself and your life better. What is it that kills you inside every day? How can you solve this?
Do you want to start a company? Move to a new state? Lose some weight? Do you want to declutter your house or office? So, grab a notebook and brainstorm for a few minutes. Whatever you think would improve your life, write it down in detail.
Life is one of the most amazing things in the universe and you’re incredibly lucky to be here right now. So, take advantage of it!
However, if you don’t have goals, you’ll default to focusing on things that don’t matter. You’ll depress yourself with negative thinking or engage in drama with others.
Whether you want to learn a new skill, improve your personality, or strengthen relationships, your goals will determine if it happens. When you don’t have them, you’ll spend time watching those who do, while your life slips away.
You can improve your memory by learning new things. Your brain is like a muscle because it gets stronger with exercise. When you’re learning something new, you’re giving your mind the challenge it needs to develop.
So, ask yourself, what have you’ve always wanted to learn? Choose something new and challenging. It should also be rewarding and allow you to progress from novice to expert.
For example, learn a new language, photography, guitar, or take martial arts classes. Try anything you haven’t done before, and that isn’t too easy because you have to push yourself to grow. After you master it, move on to something new.
Escaping from your comfort zone is a necessity in order to rise above the masses. Even though your daily routine feels safe and pleasant, that doesn’t mean it’s beneficial. In fact, the safer you feel, the less likely you’ll do anything to make progress .
A comfort zone isn’t a place—it’s the habit of avoiding new things or taking any risks. However,life rewards those who push their boundaries and take chances.
Successful people accept that sometimes they’ll feel the pain of falling short, but they know the reward is worth it. Furthermore, their experiences turn them into a more creative and mentally resilient person. Eventually, they adapt to the struggle, and their comfort zone expands.
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