On Being Successful

Do you think you could move this giant rock? If you are creative or just determined, you could figure out what to do!

Do you think you could move this giant rock? If you are creative or just determined, you could figure out what to do!


Who is successful, who is not? That is a question to ponder

It seems that the people with the most success in life really work hard toward becoming successful, and the one thing they have in common is a positive attitude.

Some steps toward success

I believe that there are a few steps to being successful in what you want to do with your life:




1. You need a goal with a timeline that is at least 6 months off. Any goal worth attaining should take at least that much time.

2. You need a positive influence in your life. Who is your mentor? Who do you want to be like?

3. You need to be positive about not only the goal, but about yourself and your ability to attain the goal.

At times many of us fall into a trap of negativity. Your self-confidence is something you need to develop. ” Success at Last!” is a positive consequence of doing what is necessary for goal attainment.

If you see yourself in a more positive light this action can take your life toward that path that you want to go.

There is need to take control of your world. No matter what the challenges that you may be facing, a positive attitude can bring you closer to your goal.

Remember that you were not born a winner, you develop yourself into a winner who can take control of dreams and turn them into reality.

Wishful thinking is not going to get you where you want to be without a lot of hard work. So get out there and find your passion. Move with grace and confidence toward your goal. Even with all the misfortunes in life, the world is still a beautiful place.

In the book Positively You, author Jinger Heath talks about the fear of changes in life, and how to change your thinking so that you can change your life!

Here are some tips toward success:

Have a nothing can stop me attitude

Take charge by showing others that you have potential to attain your goals

Listen to yourself: Say, “I can do this”  ” I am good enough, and can make the changes I need to make”

BEGIN Living it

To improve yourself and your life, you have to begin somewhere! You cannot wait for “just the right time,” the time is now.

Taken in part from: Heath, J. ( 1998). Positively You1 Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life. New York, NY. Golden Books.