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Life should be free from limitations that can hinder your potential to succeed!

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Creating limits can cause barriers that will influence your levels of success in your personal life and at work. Assume your life is on a freeway, you cannot stay in one spot, and you must keep moving forward.

This might go against all you have ever known while growing up but the truth is, human lives are not governed by any defined limits. This means you can become an over achiever and at this height of success, there will still be numerous avenues for growth yet to be explored.

The scientists have told us that we will only use a small fraction of our brains capacities all through our lives, this might be true but I am sure that with the breakthroughs and innovations we are currently witnessing in the world, a lot of brain power is being exerted towards achieving the unthinkable.

These remarkable achievements and unbelievable breakthrough happen because the people behind them did not entertain the thoughts of any limitation to what they could achieve, they were dedicated enough to work very hard to achieve their goals.

These words- hard work and dedication have frequently been used by people who have gone on to achieve great things worthy of global commendation. This simply means that success is right within your grasp if only you can apply the principles behind these words.

There is no time limit to dictate when you will eventually achieve your goals, but what is certain is that with hard work and dedication, you will surely make it in every way. The following 5 methods of finding success have been scientifically proven to work if they are carried out the right way. Grab a pen and take important notes because you are about to read some life changing tips that will make you a better and happier person.

 

1. You still got limits?

There are many examples to show that human beings have refused to acknowledge that they should consider limitations in anything they do. We see many instances where people are constantly pushing themselves beyond the expected limits to achieve greater things. If you have ever watched the Paralympics you will know that limitation only exist in our minds, when you see what physically disabled people are able to achieve just by sheer hard work and belief in their abilities.

You create boundaries when you set limitations in your life, a mental reminder will not fail to alert you that it is time to quit when you attain the point of limit that has been pre-acknowledged. The sad part is that you could have continued effortlessly if you had not set any limits.

2. Get out of your comfort zone

This is a commonly used phrase and I am happy it is that popular because many people don’t even realize what their comfort zone is and how it has limited them in many ways.

Your comfort zone is allowing yourself to perform just within the limits you are comfortable with, an extent that requires no extra sacrifice from you. Comfort zones are limiting zones, no one who operates within their comfort zone ever achieves anything meaningful because greater achievements in the same field will be revealed by people who worked harder.

Set new limits, if you initially swam 3 laps, try swimming 5 the next time. Not only will you realize you were able to do this but you will find out it will become an easy achievement with constant practice. Then you can set new limits to push yourself further.

Some easy tips to step out of your comfort zone include, set goals to learn something new about your career or interests every day.

3. Get Laser-Focused!

The intensity of your focus on achieving your goals will ultimately determine how well you will succeed. A disciplined and focused mind will not be distracted from chasing a goal; distraction can lead to waste of time and an unfortunate case of derailing from the path of achieving your goals.

What you can do about this is to start now. It is wonderful to know that consistent practice can help you develop a focused mind. Do you have a goal? Start by focusing your mind on doing something that will bring you closer to achieving this goal every day.

4. It’s about adopting a health and productive routine

There are many productive and healthy activities you can adopt that will complement the effort your mind and body will exert while you focus on achieving your goals.

Good sleep will aid your mind, and keep you healthy. Health challenges can be a big distraction from you goals so you have to stay healthy. A balanced diet will also supply the necessary nutrients your body and brain needs to function properly.

To achieve anything that is worthy of an accolade, you need a sound and alert mind, this means staying away from drugs and alcohol. Never compromise good sleep and a healthy diet also takes time to play.

5. Schedule time for yourself!

Remember that you are human; you might not have all the answers every time. It is a good idea to take a break when it feels like you are not in the mood to push your mind. At this state, you might just become frustrated so take a break. Do something else for fun, go out with friends. You will find out that your mind will be refreshed and ready to be pushed when you return back to your work.

This necessary distraction helps if you can do it in a controlled way.

Conclusion

Nothing really worthwhile comes easy. There is always a level of sacrifice you have to pay to enjoy remarkable rewards. The secret is to believe in your dreams, never accommodate the thought of failure. You will never fail when you have the right information so seek the right information, always be learning new things.

Hard work and focus will get you right to the door of success; even then you will still need to overcome any limitations to go through the door of success.

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Success Vs Achievement

Success Vs Achievement

-The Great Debate-

 

Success-Achievement

It’s fairly easy for people to confuse success and achievement, or rather to consider them to be the same thing. If you achieve something, you have succeeded; and if you feel successful it means you have a laundry list of things you’ve achieved or acquired to show for it. Right?

 

Wrong.

 

Achievement and success are two, entirely different things. In fact, in many instances, you could arguably have one without the other.

 

Tangible Versus Intangible

 

The first difference between achievement and success is the tangible versus the intangible.

 

When a person has an achievement, it’s something very tangible. It’s a thing they can point to and say “hey, look at what I did.” By contrast, success is more a state of mind. It’s intangible – more a thought or a feeling, of having done something worth while or with value.

 

This very philosophical difference between achievement and success can sometimes entangle people in misunderstanding for years; only to wake up one day and realize that the two are separate, and sometimes success has not truly been attained in spite of a laundry list of achievements.

 

What Versus Why

 

The next very real, and also philosophical, delineation between achievement and success is in the ‘what’ versus the ‘why.’

 

When someone wants to achieve something, it’s always a what. I want to achieve a nice car. I want to achieve a promotion at my job. They are always very specific, as we said tangible, things – making the motivation behind them still very material. ‘WHAT did you want?’ is the question asked after an achievement has been made.

 

But when someone is in it to succeed, it isn’t a matter of what they want, rather why they want it.

 

Why Getting the ‘What’ In Sight of the ‘Why’ Wins

 

To be clear: ‘why’ – or success – does not always win. There are people in this world who never truly know success, in spite of all the tangible achievements and wealth in the world. They may know it, they may not – but all the ‘what’s in the world mean nothing if there is no deeper reason for having done it all.

 

And vice versa: having this feeling of success, of knowing ‘why’ you work towards the goals you work towards means absolutely nothing if you cannot produce a single, tangible thing to show for it.

 

This is why getting the ‘what’ – the achievement – in sight of the ‘why’ – the success – wins. It’s that ability to achieve great things, while at the same time keeping focus on why you are doing any of it, that makes a person a great leader, and a well-rounded individual.

 

So while it may not be a true debate, or disagreement, between success and achievement (after all, how can it be a debate if you want the two to work together, in harmony?); it certainly is important to understand the distinction between the two for the sake of having a balanced philosophy of life and happiness.

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The Success Indicator

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This is an awesome infographic I found about successful and unsuccessful people. What do you think? leave a comment.

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