13 Sep 3 Habits for more success (and happiness) in life
I’ve been saying, for many years now, that happiness requires nothing more than practising a few simple disciplines, each and every day.
Happiness comes, in other words, from happy habits.
Do the right things regularly and you’ll feel the nice things often.
With this in mind, check out the following article for 3 great tips that’ll bring more happiness and success to your life…
via Inc.com via Quara
Everyone wants “overnight success.” Even the most realistic people you know dream at times of making it big in an instant – of becoming famous or rich or suddenly shredded from one single move of brilliance.
But unfortunately, overnight success simply doesn’t exist. And pining for it is a waste of time. In fact, if hitting upon overnight success is your only source of inspiration – the only thing that gets you up in the morning or that informs your decision making – you might not ever become successful.
Wealth, notoriety, respect, six-pack abs – they’re all the product of one thing: sustained hard work.
That’s why, instead of slogging through each day hoping for a miracle to happen to you, what you should focus on is developing good habits – habits which you can perfect and replicate and use every day to eventually become the version of yourself you want to be.
Here are three of the most important habits to start with.
1: Find the good.
Unsuccessful people focus entirely on what’s wrong with the world. They think about the people holding them back, the bad advice they’ve received, the variety of reasons why they should not work harder in pursuit of their goals – because what’s the point?
Successful people do the opposite. They look for and focus on and appreciate the good in the world. The beautiful parts of it. The things they should be grateful for.
Studies show that people who do this – who practice gratitude – are happier, more productive, and healthier. What’s more? They get promoted more often and are generally more ambitious. Simply put, everyone enjoys spending time with happy, grateful, positive people.
It’s harder to focus on the good, yes – in fact, in some ways it feels like we’re hardwired to be pessimistic and negative – but it gets easier the more you practice it. Success starts, after all, in your mind. It’s a product, at least in part, of the perspective with which you assess the world and the opportunities within it…
…keep reading the full & original article HERE