3 Ways Not To Lose Yourself While Pursuing Success
A lot of people believe that to achieve success, one must be ready to sacrifice some aspect of their lives. However, this doesn’t have to be the case.
What does every speaker emphasize when he or she has to inspire and motivate an audience to achieve massive success? To hustle.
Hustling is the only variable that one can control and influence dramatically. This idea by itself already makes some people uncomfortable. The fact that they would have to dedicate their lives completely to achieving their goals and have no time for anything else is a big deal-breaker for most people.
However, this potential problem of losing yourself in the process of pursuing your goals can be avoided if done the right way. Below are 3 ways to still hustle hard but at the same time not getting fed up with it!
1. Celebrate your successes
People are always oriented to the future because they want to have a better life than their past. This mindset is important because this means that you’re working consistently to improve yourself.
Most people work really hard to achieve a goal that brings them closer to their vision, but surprisingly they fail in the celebration part. That’s right.
Ironically, people fail to celebrate the right way. They do celebrate the achievement of their sub-goals, however, excuse my language, they half-ass it! They don’t celebrate their successes enough.
When was the last time you celebrated the achievement of a goal so well that you still remember to this present day exactly what you did? If you find it a bit difficult to answer this question, then you need to make some changes in the way you want to achieve success.
It’s a lot more important how you get there than when you get there. It’s the journey — with all the highs and lows — that will make you appreciate the end-goal the most.
Besides that, celebrating your accomplishments is also a very enjoyable thing to do so utilize every opportunity to the fullest when it presents itself to you.
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2. Accept help from others
When you have a specific goal in your mind that you want to accomplish, the tendency is to shut everyone off and focus solely on the goal. Getting rid of distractions will help you become more productive, but what about the people that care about you and want to help you?
You might think that it’s for the best to pursue your dream all by yourself because you don’t want to burden them with your struggles. But, is that really the case?
When you accept input and help from others, you have more than one ‘brain’ at your disposal. This increases the chance to acquire more valuable information and insights which can aid the process of getting towards your goal.
Instead of being hesitant to accept help, embrace it. Remember, if you want to go forward, go alone. If you want to go faster and farther, go together!
3. It doesn’t have to happen tomorrow
Stop worrying so much about the little things like not being as productive as yesterday or taking longer to accomplish things than you expected. There will be other days wherein your productivity will be incredible and you’ll get things done faster than ever.
Don’t look for overnight success ‘methods’ and don’t feel like you’re not making progress, because you simply can’t rush what you want to last forever.
Hustling hard is great and sacrifices are often demanded. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t try to minimize those sacrifices as much as possible. Not only will you enjoy the journey much more, the quality of your life will also improve because you won’t feel like you have to give up ‘so much’ to reach your goals.
Start applying some of these tips on your journey and the road to success will be that much less stressful and more achievable.