“Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. “–Oscar Wilde
Different people differently define success, but we all agree that it takes a lot of hard work to achieve it.
According to SelfGrowth:
“One great thing about successful people is that they leave a trail for those of us that choose to take a chance and follow. You can compare their lives and you can see a very similar psychological profile immerge from those who are successful.
You can learn what they know and you are able to achieve the same level of success that they have achieved. It does not matter how old you are or how much money you earn, what matters is that you are willing to change any of the traits that are holding you back from succeeding.”
Successful people actually have numerous things in common, and here are 11 habits of successful women that might teach you the lesson you need in order to achieve your desired aim in life:
1.Set goals and do your best to meet them
Successful women set their goals and do their best to meet them, no matter how hard it is. This habit gives a sense of direction and purpose and brings a huge satisfaction when the dreams eventually come true.
2. Be kind and help others
Successful women know that they need other people in order to go ahead in life, so they help others whenever they can, and try to lift everyone else up since it is the only way the whole team can win.
3. Educate yourself
Knowledge is power, and this does not only refer to school, but to real life knowledge as well. Take your time to learn about things from different spheres in life, like business, the stock market, finance, and so on.
4. Smile even through bad times
Successful women keep their smile on the face and their positive attitude even in the hardest times in life, as a healthy mindset is essential in life.
5. Stay organized
You must get organized before you start working, in order to see your goals clearly, and take smaller steps, but manage to complete all your daily tasks.
6. Challenge yourself
Successful women challenge themselves and improve as they set the bar higher for themselves. They are aware that failure is a normal part of their growth, but it does not mean that they have to quit.
7. Time for yourself
Every successful woman loves and cars for herself, so she always finds a way to do things she loves, such as meditation, yoga, exercising, drawing, or reading.
According to Melanie Greenberg, Ph.D. :
“With respect to willpower, expecting to maintain a high level of performance in many different areas over long periods can wear down your willpower muscle. If the stakes are particularly high or you worry and ruminate about potential bad outcomes, your subjective stress is increased and demands on your willpower increase. Emotionally intelligent people know that they need to learn “stress tolerance.”
When you’re in it for the long haul, you need mental and physical breaks to replenish your stores of willpower and grit. You will not make it through unscathed if you don’t take the time for exercise, meditation, spending time with people you care about, reading a book, celebrating your successes, or doing other things that replenish you. Adequate sleep and nourishment can help both to decrease stress and strengthen your willpower.”
8. A support system
To manage stress, make sure you find the perfect balance between your responsibilities and enjoyment in life. Always find time to spend with your loved ones and do things that make you happy.
9. Try new things
Women who succeed in life are prone to changes, as they know that variety is the spice of life. They think outside of the box, and try something new whenever things get a bit boring.
10. A routine
If you want to succeed in life, you need to have a schedule that will divide the day in a way that you to be able to finish your work, but also go shopping, meet your friends, hit the gym, and do everything that is important in your everyday life.
11. Don’t compare to others
Successful women see other women as their potential partners, instead of a competition. They are aware of their own worth and always think positively in life.
In the end, Gregory L. Jantz, Ph.D., says:
“To develop a spirit of confidence and optimism, we need to establish and maintain enthusiasm about our goals and dreams and see them as already coming true. To do this, we will give up all things that oppose our goals, focus deliberately on what we want to accomplish, and desire it above all else.”