6 Things you should give up if you want to be Successful

09 January 2018 Virginia Brookes

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Giving up a few things you need is often more effective than adding more things in life. Some of the following points come easier to some however by simply decluttering and revaluating you give yourself a great head start to being successful in 2018. There are some things that are common which will make you successful if you give up on them, even though each one of us could have a different definition of success.

Give Up the Unhealthy Lifestyle

If you want to achieve anything, everything starts with your health. What may seem like small steps now will be beneficial long term. Keep the below in mind, follow through with them and you will notice a difference immediately.
1. Quality Sleep
2. Healthy Diet
3. Physical Activity

Give Up the Short term Mindset

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. Successful people set long term goals and they know these aims are merely the result of short term habits that they need to do every day. These habits shouldn’t be something you do, they should be something you embody.

Give Up on Playing Small

You playing small does not serve yourself or anyone. If you never try and take great opportunities or allow your dreams to become realities, you will never unleash your true potential. Voice your ideas, don’t be afraid to fail.

Give Up the Fixed Mindset

Talent does not lead to success without hard work. People often have a fixed mindset that if they possess a specific talent that they will automatically succeed without putting in the hard yards. Invest time on a daily basis to acquire new skills, learn new skills and adjust your mind set.

Give Up Multi-tasking

Multi-tasking is an illusion that you are completing many tasks at once however in reality you are actually wasting time switching back and forward from one task to another. Successful people know this which is why they choose one thing and beat it in to submission no matter what the task is. Being fully present and committed to one task is indispensable.

Give Up Wasting Time

Ditch meaningless time wasters and stop allowing them to be an escape from your important goals and make the most out of your 24 hours within a day. The trouble is, you think you have time so remember to only commit to things that will enrich your life and prepare you for success’ in the coming year.