The thing about success is that everyone wants it but no one is ready to do what it takes to be successful. It is not just hard work and long hours of working that make a person successful. A person could be spending about 15 to 16 hours a day working and still not ending up being successful, the key for success is that it is strongly linked with discipline. These two entities go hand in hand one cannot be with the other. Without discipline, you cannot have a habit inculcated in your daily life. Discipline helps forming your habits. It is with the same amount of effort and passion that you discipline yourself to do a task and it slowly becomes a habit and eventually a part of your routine. Why do you think any kind of sport or skill requires discipline? Any habit needs about 45 days of doing every day to get it embedded in your daily life. We will talk about the healthy habits that successful people possess.
- They Read
Reading is something that not everyone enjoys but I can guarantee you that it is what successful people do on a daily basis. Fiction reading is good definitely but usually successful people read books related to leadership, self-growth, personal development, business. They read to have a balanced “Wheel of Success” and for those people who dislike reading, you can go for audiobooks that you can read anytime anywhere especially when you’re driving. Reading sort of goes very much hand in hand with successful people. They’re always looking for new books and new topics to read and think about.
- They Wake up early
If you notice people who are happy and successful in life always go to bed early and wake up at least 3 hours before their work time. This way they get a lot of self-time and they get to think about and figure out the day ahead of them in a more planned manner. They meditate and reflect and this gives a good start to the day. They are more relaxed and ready to face the day positively. When the whole world is still sleeping, they are done with their morning routine and already winning the day.
- They take every opportunity as a learning experience
No one has become successful without seeing failures in their way. But, the word failure does not exist in a person who aims to be successful because if they fail, they take it with a pinch of salt knowing that it will alter his life. They move on with a better learning and take this experience as a learning experience.
- They pay attention to details
Successful people often see the big picture but at the same time, they also pay quite attention to details period because they know that every drop that falls in the ocean matters.
- They live a healthy lifestyle
A successful person or a person who is on the journey to achieve success knows the importance of body, mind and spirit and pays attention to his overall lifestyle. He or she will do something as simple as even walking, going for a regular jog, or run. They eat the right kind of food to live a balanced healthy life. Some of them also include meditation.
- They maintain a journal
Successful people maintain a journal that contains everyday aims and goals that they are set to achieve short-term goals. At the end of the day, they tally with their journal. They have a clear idea of what their goals in life are as they write this down hence, making it more concrete.
- They don’t check their phones a lot especially when home
Once home they relax and spend time with their loved ones. They have a distinct separation between personal and family life. They give importance to the family above everything. They don’t get distracted with their phones when they are with their family.
- They plan their day
Every successful person has already planned their day and they exactly know how their day is going to look like. This keeps them away from all the distractions and keeps them focused on the results they are looking to achieve. Having a planned day on paper helps them keep focused and keep moving towards their ultimate success.
If you want to inculcate these habits in your life, book a session with one of our coaches and we will help you with forming successful habits in life.