12. You Have Goals That Have Come True.
Even though “failures” are a part of life, you have stuck to your goals and dreams long enough to make them come to fruition. You have some taste of victory. It fuels you.
13. You Have Empathy For Others.
A person without empathy is dead inside. Empathy equals spreading love and positive energy into the world. Successful people know this. They love others as if they are family.
14. You Love Deeply And Open Yourself Up To Be Loved By Others.
Love is risky and sometimes scary for people. It’s the one thing we all strive for, but it’s also intimately tied to the one thing we fear the most – rejection. If you open your heart enough to love and be loved, then you are successful.
15. You Refuse To Be A Victim.
You know that life doesn’t always happen to you. Many times, you are a co-creator of your life experiences. Successful people know this and refuse to be kept down by life experiences. The rise up and conquer anyway.
16. You Don’t Care What Other People Think.
You know you can’t please everyone. You know that the standards with which society judges people are many times unrealistic. So you just keep true to yourself and love the person you are.
17. You Always Look On The Bright Side.
Life can be full of disappointments – if you choose to see them that way. Otherwise, they are learning opportunities. No negative experience is ever wasted as long as you learn from it.
18. You Accept What You Can’t Change.
Let’s face it – there many things you can’t change in life. All you can change is how you view what happens. If you can change your negative perspective on situations to a positive one, then you are successful.
19. You Change What You Can.
And let’s face it again – there are many things you can change in life. Successful people don’t sit around accepting the negatives that are changeable. They get out there and do something about it!!
20. You Are Happy.
To me, this is the ultimate definition of success. It doesn’t matter what the balance is in your bank account, how big your house is, or how many fancy vacations you take. If you are happy, then you are succeeding in life.
Even if you don’t see yourself in many of these 20 things, don’t fret. It’s okay. Be happy that you see yourself in just a few. In time, the rest will come. You just need to keep moving onward and upward.
Originally appeared on Lifehack
Printed with permission.
Succeeding in life is not always about having material possessions; life is much more than that. No matter how successful you are, if your soul is not happy, it means nothing. So, alongwith materialistic goals, choose to also focus on being truly happy and content in life.
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