09 Aug 7 habits that could change your life bringing more happiness and success!
by Shawn Lim from PickTheBrain
Want to be successful? If you do, then this will be the right article for you. Do you know that success starts from your habits?
It is what you do each day that truly matters. You can have big dreams and have the skills and the knowledge. However, if you don’t have the habits to practice it daily, you will never grow and accumulate small successes that will amass over time.
Great results are built from small actions that you take every day. It is your habits that will determine who you are and what you can accomplish in the future.
Here are the 7 life-changing habits that will bring you success in life…
1. Start Your Day Early
Almost every successful person who accomplishes amazing feat arises early in the day. They wake up extremely early so that they can spend the undisturbed time alone and do their most important tasks – get ready for what is coming during the day.
You have to always remember, in order to build outstanding success, you have to always be prepared and start strong.
Outstanding leaders and entrepreneurs such as Howard Schultz of Starbucks, Richard Branson of Virgin Group, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Disney CEO Bob Iger, etc, all started their day early.
Action: Practice this same habit of waking up early and get ready for what is coming during the day. You may feel uneasy and uncomfortable at first, but you need to overcome it and turn it into a habit. Wake up 15 minutes earlier and gradually improve from there can be a good strategy.
2. Spend 30 Minutes Into Reading
Invest in yourself is one of the most important things that you can do to achieve extraordinary results in life. There is no difference between you and me, we are both the same physically, unless if you are like Nick Vujicic, who was born without limbs. The only difference between us will be our knowledge and our skills.
It is our thinking that separates us and makes us who we are today. Therefore, if you want to improve your results, first you have to change the way you think.
When you change your thinking and your mindset, you will be able to change the way you make decision. When your decision changed, your action will be different and you will get different results. This is why invest in yourself is so important that even Bill Gates and Warren Buffett are practicing it as a habit.
Do you know that reading is one of the easiest habits you can practice to improve the quality of your life? Want to learn how to cook? Learn from a cook book. Want to learn how to invest in the stock market and be financially free? Learn from books and attend seminars for faster result.
Action: Practice the habit of reading for at least 30 minutes each day. You can do this either in the morning before you start your day or before you sleep at night. Read relevant books that will improve your knowledge or just read personal development books.
3. Practice The Power Of Five
This is a powerful technique that can give you results over time. Dreaming and thinking about being rich and successful is not going to help unless you act and take action upon your dreams. This technique is so that you will do what is important each day and get you the results you want over time.
Every day, write down 5 things that you need to do in order to achieve your goals and do them. You can do more if you have more time, depending on your tasks. Make sure that you do the task so that you will guarantee to get results.
More importantly, practice this technique every day until it becomes a habit and you will do it automatically.
Action: Each day before you start your day or the night before, write down 5 most important tasks that you need to get done during the day and do it. Do this consistently until it becomes a habit…
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