Success does not always mean being the best and achieving the most. In fact, there are everyday things that we don’t consider important which are actually a part of our success in life. Read the following list of 20 signs that will help you feel a lot better about yourself.
#1. Your relationships are less dramatic than they used to be
There is no room for drama in maturity. If your relationships were full of drama in the past, but now you have put that behind you, it is a clear sign of success.
#2. You are not scared to ask for help or support
Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness. Success is impossible if you isolate yourself from other people. You can achieve your goals only if you work in a team and asking for help means you have grown a lot as a person.
#3. You have raised your standards
You will not tolerate bad behavior no matter who it comes from. Everyone is responsible for their actions and you know it. You don’t make room in your life for toxic people anymore.
#4. You let go of things that don’t make you feel good
It sounds narcissistic, nevertheless, it is actually a sign that you love yourself enough to let go of the things you feel uncomfortable with.
#5. You appreciate what you see in the mirror
In fact, you should appreciate what you see in the mirror at any given moment of the day. If you are always aware with how much you are worth, it means you have been successful in life
#6. You have learned that setbacks and failure are part of life
No one is 100% successful and no one is perfect. In life you will encounter victories and losses and the latter should be your setting stone for something much better. Don’t look at your losses as setbacks, rather consider them a thing that makes you turn into a stronger person.
#7. You have people in your life who would do anything for you
If you are aware of people who will always stand up for you and pick you up when you are at the bottom, you are a very successful person. This lesson is learned the hard way since in order to see who is there for you, you will be many times in life.
#8. You don’t complain much
You know that complaining about things no matter how terrible they were will never change anything. You know that you should live here and now and you are grateful for the life you were given.
#9. You can celebrate other people’s successes
If other succeed, it does not mean you have stopped working. Praise those who are rising and giving positive energy towards them will only result in that positive energy returning back to you.
#10. You passions that you pursue
You never sit at the same place since you are aware that you can contribute to the world with your unique talents and gifts. You are not just aware of it; in fact, you take action.
#11. You have things to look forward to
You constantly need things in your life that you will anticipate eagerly, unless you will be slowly dying. You need to create your goals and let the excitement of working towards them lead you to your success.
#12. You have set goals that have come true
Failures and losses are an inevitable part of life, nevertheless sticking to your goals will lead to success most of the times. Experiencing success will give you the energy boost to keep going and creating new goals.
#13. You have empathy for others
Being empathetic means you are able to spread love and positivity any place you go. Successful people love other people much like they love their family members.
#14. You love deeply and open yourself up to be loved by others
Love carries its risks, and it is frightening for some people because of the possibility of being rejected. However, being able to open your heart without the fear of the outcome means you have been successful and grown as an individual.
#15. You refuse to be a victim
You are the creator of your life experiences, but these experiences are often given to you without your permission. This is why you have to be strong and accept them without being let down.
#16. You don’t care what other people think
You can’t please everyone, and you know it. So instead, you are true to yourself and love yourself just the way you are.
#17. You always look on the bright side
Life is often filled with disappointments but only if you choose to look at them that way. Disappointments can also be considered as learning opportunities and if you choose to learn from them, they are no longer negative experiences.
#18. You accept what you cannot change
You can’t have full control over every aspect of your life. Nevertheless, you have control over how you feel about the important things that happen to you. If you are able to look at things from the positive side, you are a successful individual.
#19. You change the things you can
There are more things you can change in your life than you may think. Successful people never accept the negative things that can be changed, so if there is something that bothers you, stand up and do something about it.
#20. Most importantly – you are happy
Being happy is the ultimate definition of success. It does not have to be connected with your bank account or the size of your home. If you are really happy with no particular reason– you are a successful person.
Success and happiness begins inside you, in your heart and mind!