If you’ve been thinking to yourself that all this blogging and information about success, goals, thinking, persistence etc etc is all a bit disjointed, well you could be right! Each of the topics I’ve covered so far will stand on its own two feet, but there’s far more to be gained by considering the links between each topic, how they support each other and how combining a few together can actually move things on much quicker that just doing one thing in isolation.
Let’s start by taking a look at my first post: Are You Successful? This post emphasised the importance of living your life according to your standards, not someone else’s. It’s so easy for others to inadvertently place expectations on us and then we feel compelled to live up (or down) to these expectations, but unfortunately, if we don’t actually feel aligned with these external goals, then trying to live up to them will only make us unhappy.
This post actually links in with the post entitled : Whose Goals are they Anyway? where I explored the idea that if we don’t set and follow our own goals, we’ll fall into other people’s goals and plans at the expense of our own desires. So if you want your life to be successful, then think carefully about your goals and prioritise these ahead of the demands of others.Continue Reading