Tag Archives: success

Guest Post by Sue C. Smith: 6 Ways to Avoid Comparing Yourself to Others (Vita. Consilio. 05.28.17)

We are wired to compare. We compare every day. Will this pair of shoes match my outfit today or go with my outfit tomorrow? Which is the better phone? Will I get to work faster if I take the car … Continue reading

Guest Post by Megha Shah: Hustle Your Way to the Finish Line (Vita. Consilio. 03.21.17)

Over the last few years, if there is anything I have learned, it is that there is no such thing as ‘luck’. Luck is just an excuse made by those who are unwilling to work but wish to achieve all … Continue reading

Ask For the Help You Need (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 352)

“The only mistake you can make is not asking for help.” — Sandeep Jauhar Asking for help is quite the obstacle for many of us who are naturally independent and tend to be self-reliant. It seems to be a common … Continue reading

12 Things We Tell Ourselves That Are Completely False (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 343)

“We all talk to ourselves. A major key to success exists in what we say to ourselves, which helps to shape our attitude and mindset.” — Darren Johnson The biggest obstacles in our lives are the ones we create. Our … Continue reading

9 Ways to Eradicate Self Doubt (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 342)

“We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be obtained.” — Marie Curie At one point or another in all of our lives, no matter who you are or what your … Continue reading

8 Habits of Happy Folks (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 340)

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” — Ashley Montagu “The pursuit of happiness” isn’t just words engraved into the Declaration of Independence. It’s the … Continue reading

20 Things To Learn When You’re Under 30 (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 331)

“The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” — Tom Bodett When you’re a child, your parents pretty much stick … Continue reading

4 Ways to Build Self-Efficacy (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 318)

“They are able because they think they are able.” — Virgil When you face an obstacle or a setback, do you sit back, throw your hands up, and cease to fight for your goals or do you rise to the … Continue reading

8 Things Ambitious People Do (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 315)

“Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose.” — Frank Tyger Ambition can be defined as a strong desire to reach one’s goals through hard work, perseverance, and determination. Some people say that you can’t create ambition or that some people are … Continue reading

Stop Thinking Below the Line (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 297)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #29) “Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think.” — Thomas … Continue reading

Stop Wasting Everything (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 296)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #28) “You know, you only get to live life once, so there are two things that that yields. One is that there’s no point in crying over … Continue reading

Stop Being Self-Focused (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 295)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #27) “We all of us need to be toppled off the throne of self, my dear. Perched up there the tears of others are never upon our … Continue reading

Stop Overthinking (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 294)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #26) “We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It’s … Continue reading

Stop Holding On to Things and People You Should Let Go (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 292)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #24) “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” — Herman Hesse Learning to let go of people who are … Continue reading

Stop Running from Your Life (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 291)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #23) “Work is when you confront the problems you might otherwise be tempted to run away from.” — Rolf Potts Most people spend much of their life … Continue reading

Stop Resisting Change (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 288)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #20) “It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.” — James Gordon We … Continue reading

Stop Envying the Success of Others (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 287)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #19) “Don’t envy the lives of others. Often you only see the surface. If you delve deeper, everyone faces challenges. Each one; without exception.” — Mufti Menk … Continue reading

Stop Avoiding Success (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 286)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #18) “If you avoid failure, you also avoid success.” — Robert T. Kiyosaki The fear of failure and the fear of success are almost always talked about … Continue reading