Success is a word that is often revered in our culture. We all want to be successful, but how do we go about achieving it? What does it really mean to be successful?
Success is so much more than just money or fame. Success is about being able to live a happy and fulfilling life that allows you to be true to who you really are.
If you want to have a successful life, if you want to create a life that makes you feel passionate to be alive, here are the three things you need to focus on.
1. Believe In Yourself
If you don’t believe in yourself, how do you expect other people to?
If you don’t believe that you can have the life you desire, if you don’t believe that you can achieve all that you are setting out to achieve, it is going to be very difficult to create a successful life.
When you believe in yourself, it fuels your creativity, your ambitions and your motivation to do things. It also helps you to take a leap of faith when it comes to going after what it is that you truly desire.
All successful people from Gandhi to Tesla believed in themselves. They also believed in their vision, and this is what gave them the drive to succeed and carry through with their goals.
Without believing in yourself, whatever you achieve will always be shrouded in doubt and fear. This in turn, will leave you prone to self-sabotage or constantly feeling like you are a failure or not good enough.
We all have to trust that we are capable and have the ability to turn the impossible into the possible.
When you truly believe in yourself and your abilities, success will always follow, no matter what you are looking to achieve.
2. Know Your Intention
When it comes to achieving greatness in this life, it is important to have an understanding of your intention.
If your intention is simply rooted in money and fame, chances are you are never going to truly feel successful.
The feeling of success that is given through money and fame is only temporary and is not enough to sustain a long-term feeling of fulfillment and happiness.
Money and fame only serve the ego and don’t provide true feelings of success. This has been proven time and time again for those who have reached multi-millionaire or even billionaire status.
For a truly successful life, your intention has to be rooted in your purpose, in your passions and in what feels good to you.
When your intention is to serve your purpose, make a change in the world and express your gifts and talents, you will feel true success and satisfaction no matter what the outcome.
Having a powerful intention that comes from a deeper place, also helps you to feel more connected and motivated in moving forward.
3. Realize You Are Already Successful
Success is all around you right now.
When you stop to take a moment and notice the amazing success that is already present in your life, that is when you will start to feel truly successful.
Success is all around you and flows through you and the more you can welcome that into your life, the more you will start to feel it.
Being grateful for the tiniest successes in life will also help you to create more and more success. This is a powerful mindset shift and one that will help you to align with your ambitions and dreams.
Realizing you are already successful and feeling it deep within, will also help you to feel empowered and grateful for the life that you already have.
The truth is that you are already successful and once you realize this, there is no stopping what you can do.