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11 Habits Of Successful People

By Yvonne Ejiofor 09 October 2017   |   8:00 pm

Have you ever contemplated what it means to be successful? Does it mean a high paying job? Perhaps owning your own home…? Running your own business…? Maybe successful is having a happy and healthy family? Or perhaps it is just as simple as being happy when you lay your head on your pillow at night…

Whatever successful means to you, there are certain habits of successful women that help them to achieve their own success.

Successful Man Smiling

1 . Makes Time For Yourself

With schedules running rife filled with meetings and kids soccer matches, a successful person knows their own value and knows that they need time out to rejuvenate and just focus on themselves. This could be a simple trip to the spa or a relaxing bath at home. Perhaps you might even like to just take a walk alone of a morning, as long as it has been scheduled in some time somewhere for yourself.

2 . Embark on Challenges

This can be done in so many ways. They can set challenge intellectually, physically, mentally… They can set goals then push them a little higher. The point is that they are always challenging themselves to achieve more.

3 . Continuously Educates themselves

And I don’t mean they have to have a University degree. Knowledge is power and a successful peron is aware that the need to be educated. Whether it’s in business or day-to-day life, a successful man or woman researches, reads and asks questions.

4 . Acknowledge Guilt And Moves On

Guilt is something we live with every day, we feel guilty if we go to work, we feel guilty if we stay at home, we feel guilty for just about everything. But we need to acknowledge that we feel this way because we want the best for our children, for our families and for ourselves.

5 . They Healthy Doesn’t Always Mean Going To The Gym

Healthy isn’t only exercise and food intake. Healthy is a mindset, it is about our whole life. It encompasses everything we do, every day. A successful woman knows the importance of her health and makes it a priority.

6. Be Financially Savvy 

It is vitally important to know the ins and outs of your finances, to be on top of your financial situation. They are successful because they can manage the important areas of their lives. Financial stability is such a massive part of life – and that doesn’t mean that you have to earn a six figure pay check. A successful woman doesn’t live a champagne life on a beer budget.

Success doesn’t just happen. It comes from creating habits that are repeated over and over again.

7 . Smile

Ditch the cold stern. Do you realise how different you feel if you smile?. And what about when you smile at someone else? I challenge you to smile at a complete stranger today. Chances are they will smile back. That means your smile just made someone else smile. That’s pretty darn powerful. Successful people know the power of a smile and use it. A successful person knows that we all get further in this world by being nice and smiling, our mothers taught us so.

8 . They Step Away From Their Job And Have a Life Outside Of  Workplace

Successful people know that work isn’t everything, all the time. Sure, there are times in her life when work needs to come first and that’s okay – but she knows that she can step away and it’s okay. She can switch work off, step away and enjoy himself.

9 .They Set Goals And Methods For Keeping Track Of Them

A goal without a plan is just a wish.’ A successful person knows where she wants to be and has a plan on how to get there. She sets goals for herself and puts into place an action plan to achieve those goals. She measures her success, re-evaluates and sets more goals.

10 . Celebrate The Wins, Both Big And Small

Successful people know the importance of celebrating the wins. Some days that may be as simple as ticking off items from the to do list or as big as achieving her major goals – either way, she knows that celebrating the wins helps keep her motivated and driven.

11 . Help Others Through Selfless Acts Of Kindness

The old idea of needing to be ruthless in order to succeed is long gone. A successful people give back, they give and expect nothing in return.  Smiles at others, help others and be kind.

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