Are you aiming to be one of the most successful people? Do you want business to boom while maintaining a healthy life outside of work? Do you envision yourself working poolside, while the pool filled with money? Okay, the last one may not be entirely realistic but the idea is there. Almost everyone wants to be the person at the top. We want to succeed in life (even if that isn’t related to money). We want to comfortable, healthy, and happy. If we want to achieve that, the best place to look is toward others who already have that.
Most successful individuals have a few things in common:
– They have a couple of consistent routines, such as after waking up and before bed.
– They live a fairly healthy lifestyle (healthy diet, regular exercise, etc.)
– They unplug from social media every so often.
– They make time specifically for family and friends.
– They utilize positive affirmations.
Now, it’s important to note that not every successful person does all of the above. And, to be honest, that may mean that not everything is going to reflect well with you. But something that most people can agree on is that positive affirmations can truly make a difference.
If you haven’t heard of this, positive affirmations are simply positive phrases that you apply to yourself or to the day, in order to get yourself in the right mindset. I first learned about positive affirmations in therapy as a way to improve my self-esteem. This also works well for people with other mental health difficulties, such as depression or PTSD. The idea is that, by focusing on this one affirmation at the beginning of your day, you can come back to it over and over to help maintain a positive frame of mind. Keeping a positive outlook will change the way that you look at your business, your ambitions, your goals, and your life!
For some great affirmations, check out here or here. You can also check out this list of affirmations for kids.