I know… It’s a long sometimes lonely journey.
It’s tough right?
Here are 10 Strong Signs You Are Stepping Towards Success Even If You Really Don’t Feel You Are…
Not sure if you’re on the right curve along the road to success?
There are lots of times when all of us feel that success is far from our reach. We feel that we’re struggling to make progress even though we’ve put in the effort. That’s okay. Be happy about the things you’ve already accomplished and show patience for what you have yet to achieve.
Quickly put behind you the things that weren’t successful. In other words, smile at your successes every day. Then push forward.
Check out these 10 signs that will prove that you certainly are on the road to success.
- You’re facing your fears and winning.
Previously, you froze when you started moving outside of your comfort zone. You were frightened you might fail. However, now that you have taken many small steps, it’s not as terrifying as you expected. You know that in order to be successful,
You must push through your fears, and that’s just what you’re doing. You’re facing those fears head on. This is definitely is a sign of success.
- You’ve accepted that failure is part of self-growth – and that’s positive.
To you, failure is the jumping off point for having another go, but maybe changing your tactics to adjust would fare better. Your “I accept that failures are part of Success” attitude has enabled you to use your creativity to solve problems and
Jump hurdles. Each setback is a new opportunity to start afresh. You have made a choice between letting failure hold you back, and viewing failure as a positive part of your journey. Well done!
- You believe in the power of focusing on today.
This has been a difficult concept to deal with, but eventually you accepted that your real life is happening right now. Your focus is on the present and on what you can do and create today. Yesterday is in the past and can’t be altered. The moment
You start worrying about tomorrow or about an annoyance from yesterday, precious moments are lost that could have brought a boost to yourself or others.
- You realize that you can’t please everyone all the time.
What a huge step towards success was taken when you stopped trying to please everyone. You’ve found that some people just can’t be pleased, no matter what. You’ve found that there’s more than one way to do something. You do what you believe is right for you, and whatever works best. You’ve filled your life with people who really matter to you.
- You accentuate the positive thoughts in your mind.
It’s not easy to accentuate the positive because our minds are wandering from the past to the future throughout every waking moment. Replacing the negative with positive thoughts is only achieved through practice. You’ve found that having positive thoughts results in a calmer attitude, particularly when handling difficulties. You are also becoming competent at silencing your inner critic (who can be very harsh).
- You’ve stopped judging and blaming others.
At last, you’ve escaped from the habit of blaming other people for whatever happens to you. You know how to step back from the situation. You look at it from a different angle in order to find a creative solution. You’ve found you are calmer when you’re less judgmental. It’s easier to criticize, but instead you try to understand the other person’s point of view. This is an impressive step forward toward being successful.
- You’ve started pursuing the things you’re passionate about.
You’ve made some changes so you can pursue your passion. That means you get up every day excited about working towards the day’s mini-goals. You have special talents and skills that enable you to contribute to the world and benefit others. You’re keen to use these skills to the best of your ability. You know you can do that only if you’re pursuing your passion.
- You take time to be grateful every day.
You’ve found that one great way to move towards success is to be grateful. As you wake up, you think of 5 things that you are grateful for. You also smile about things that are going well in your life. Again at night, you’re grateful for 5 things that went well during the day. You ask yourself, “In what ways was I successful today?”
Being grateful helps you concentrate on positives.
- You avoid business and focus on effectiveness.
It’s easy to fill your day with being busy without achieving anything. If this pattern is repeated, it can lead to frustration and the feeling that success just isn’t within your grasp and never will be. So, you avoid busyness, focusing on making progress instead, little by little. You feel excited about what you’re achieving. You can
See that you’re productive, efficient, and effective. It is this, and not busyness, that is your way to success.
- You set yourself a goal to achieve every day.
You know that drifting along doesn’t lead to success, so you start each day with a plan. You have a clear list of jobs you’ll accomplish to move you closer to your vision. While you have wider goals for the future, you set yourself mini-goals for each week and each day. You know how you intend to reach your goals. Your vision is a vivid picture that dances in your mind.
Things aren’t as bad as you think, after all. So, you ARE succeeding in life, aren’t you?
It’s okay if you’re not saying “yes” to all the signs of success. Even if you acknowledge one of them, that’s a start. Be happy that you’ve started on the success journey, now go add another… and another.
Success is not a place you travel to, but a part of every day. Success takes effort and
Persistence. Appreciate your small achievements. Always focus on the positive things in your life.
Yes, you are stepping towards success, even when you don’t feel that you are.
Now, just keep going.