You are talented, hard working and a people's person. Yet success seems to evade you. You feel you are wasting your potential. You are torn between enjoying your life and working to achieve your goals. Why then are you not succeeding in doing what you dream of?
It is often said hard work is the only one way to succeed. Well, turns out you need more than just hard work. Here are some potential mistakes you are making unintentionally that are holding you back from utilizing your true potential.
You are too anxious about succeeding
You are not true to yourself
In this world, one of the biggest challenge is to be yourself. Being part of the crowd brings you acceptability, which is why you give in to it easily, sacrificing your own identity.
How many times have you agreed to something only because the whole group wanted it and you did not want a confrontation by suggesting the opposite? Do not be afraid to stand apart from the crowd. You'd be lonely for a while but you'd be true to yourself.
You crib too much about work
You are not listening to your heart
You constantly compare yourself to others
You don't have a plan
There's lot of negativity around you
You waste the first half of your day
Oh yes, mom was right. The early bird takes the worm. Sleeping in late, eating brunch instead of breakfast, skipping exercise (of course, because you are late) and starting your work day late is not good for your success graph. Some of you might argue you are an evening person and the morning just doesn't agree with you.
If you can't work or study in the morning, then don't, but don't waste the first half of the day doing nothing. Schedule tasks that require the least of your effort in the morning. And keep brainstorming for the evenings!
You are low on energy
In the hustle of everyday life, one thing that takes the most beating is health. From skipping breakfast to beginning on junk food in office to those endless cups of tea and coffee, we leave no stone unturned in ruining our health.
Don't think one hour of intense gyming will undo all the harm done by those 5 cups of coffee and smoke breaks you take in the day. We might not realize but most of us are low on nutrition and deficient in vitamins. That headache you get after driving back home is not because of the traffic; that's our body telling you something's wrong.