The way you act, feel and think drives your talents and thirst for knowledge and skills acquisition. Unless we make it a point to strive for the better and direct our potential into something tangible, we are most likely to just stay on the same boat for quite a long while.
Many people are aware that something like that is easier said than done. However, it is even worse if we unknowingly slip into a comfort zone. Limiting yourself, along with your beliefs and talent progression will hinder anyone from betterment.
1. Choose to step-up.
It all starts by making it a point to take ownership of your own decisions and will. Take control of your own situation and realise that there are ultimately better ‘comfort zones’ out there. Take charge and define your own experiences.
2. Understand yourself.
Getting to know yourself is also key for success. Learn your pace, and your own tactics to learn effectively what works for you. Comparing yourself to others may help as motivation, but keep in mind that everyone is different and using different tailored working methods. Observe yourself and think about the reasons what keeps you back, and what works best for you to break away from what’s stopping you. Understand what makes you feel better and happier.
3. Embrace positivism.
It is no news that one has to help him/herself in order to achieve anything at all. However, with regards to success specifically, your spirits’ strength mirrors your behaviour. When staying positive, you are more likely to be energized, motivated and determined to understand, learn and achieve. On the contrary when lacking positive energy, you are more likely to be automatically directed towards decisions that dampen your chance of success. Mental strength is interdependently determined by the health of your body, mind, environment and relationships.
4. You become what you believe.
There more you believe in yourself the more likely you are to succeed and achieve. There is no doubt that your beliefs impact your future. You have to recognise the beliefs, or perhaps even a state of mind, which may be holding you back. On the other hand, it is also as important to understand that we, as humans, all have weaknesses. Praise yourself for any progress, no matter how little, and no matter how much time it takes. Again, everyone has their own method of moving forward, though constructive criticism should be appreciated and looked at from a positive stance to learn.