Best of Let’s Reach Success in 2015 39

best of in 2015

I published around 220 personal development articles on the blog this year.

There are some guest posts in between, some sponsored posts, occasional updates on new books I’ve published, and podcast episodes (as of the end of November).

But most of that content consists of long, informative and passionate articles. So in terms of that, it was a productive and successful year.

Here are the top 3 ones for each month:

January

  1. What You Need to Know About Change and Developing Habits
  2. How to Feel Good About Yourself
  3. The Journey of The Individual and Why Perspective is Everything

February (published a book on Letting Go)

  1. How to Fill The Void Inside and Live a Life Full of Purpose
  2. A Great Morning Routine to Get Things Done in The Early Hours
  3. How to Find The Meaning of Life and Reach a State of Peace

March

  1. I Want to Change My Life: Where Do I Start
  2. The Philosophy of Winning and Losing (And Why It’s Better to Be a Loser)
  3. Beating Fear of Failure The Zen Way

April (published a book on Mental Habits)

  1. Zen Morning: Finding Peace in The Early Hours of The Day
  2. The Real Face of Discipline: What Is It and How to Get It
  3. How to Become a Progress Fanatic

May

  1. The Passion Test: Have You Found Your True Calling
  2. If You Feel Life Your Happiness is Slipping Away, Read This
  3. Life Skills: Why You Need to Choose Just 3 and Master Them

June

  1. The Real Measure of Intelligence (And Who Ends Up Being a Winner in The End)
  2. How to Add 2 More Hours of Productive Work to Your Day
  3. Defining What You Don’t Want in Life and The Path to The Ideal Lifestyle

July

  1. How to Have More Time: 12 Questions to Help You Double Your Productivity
  2. The Sacrifices on The Way to Success: Why Are They Necessary
  3. What to Do in The Face of Hopelessness:7 Ways to Free Yourself from It

August (published a book on Morning Pages)

  1. Writing in The Morning: How 750 Words a Day Can Change Your Life
  2. What The Nomadic Lifestyle is All About: How to Become Location Independent
  3. The Law of Expectation and Defining The Ideal Lifestyle

September (published a book on Morning routines)

  1. Here’s How We Die Every Single Day (And What to Do About It)
  2. How to Write and Publish a Self-Help Book in Less Than 30 Days
  3. The Right Questions to Ask Yourself Every Day to Exceed in Life

October

  1. How to Be a Strategist in Daily Life
  2. Why You Should Stop Trying to Reach Balance (And What to Do Instead)
  3. 5 Powerful Spiritual Development Techniques to Adopt Today for a Better Life

November (created the Let’s Reach Success Podcast)

  1. How to Turn Dreams into Goals: A 10-Step Process for Killer Results
  2. Get Up Early to Do These 5 Things and Your Life Will Change Forever
  3. Why You Should Always Have Side Projects

December (published a book on Productivity)

  1. 10 Things to do Differently This Year to Get Closer to Your Goals
  2. 5 Steps to Becoming a Lifestyle Designer
  3. The Dirty Little Secret About Discipline No One Wants You to Know

 

And here’s the best of Let’s Reach Success for 2014. I write evergreen content and you can find inspiration and practical advice in every piece, regardless of the date it was published.

So which one do you like? And what topics do you want me to write more about in 2016?

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7 Quick Tips on How to Be More Successful in Everyday Life 9

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Everyone dreams about being successful. But what is success?

For you, it could be building a company, getting promoted at work, generating wealth, or more humble ambitions, such as being the best parent or partner. While success looks different to each person, we all have an innate desire to achieve.

No matter how you define success as an individual, here are some habits you can adopt to become more successful in everyday life.

1. Be Focused.

There are distractions all around us, from social media and smartphones to friends and family. While everyone needs some ‘me time,’ to be successful, you also need focus. As such, cut out distractions and set aside time to work towards your goal.

Remember: There is always something productive you can do.

2. Aim to Learn.

It can be easy to get hung up results but being successful is about more than the outcome. The key to being truly successful is about learning. This allows you to grow and adapt, changing your approach and leading to improvements. As such, make learning a goal. This will also help to keep you motivated, too.

3. Be Prepared.

Being prepared is essential to increase the chance of success. This can be applied to almost any situation. Whether you are expecting your first baby, have an upcoming exam or interview, or are considering CFD trading, all require research and preparation.

4. Stop the Excuses.

When something goes wrong, it can be easy to dig your head in the sand, but this is not a habit of a successful person. Instead, take responsibility. Stop your excuses, work on your weaknesses and make improvements. The onus is on you to be successful so step up, set challenges and drive yourself forward.

5. Be Happy.

You may be focussed on earning more money, or you may have a goal to buy a flash car. But if you’re working a job you cannot stand, putting in too many hours and sacrificing time with the ones you love, you could quickly start to feel miserable.

Increase your happiness and make it a marker of your success, even if it takes longer to achieve your goals.

6. Feel Grateful.

Success is often less about material possessions or goals than it is about changing our perceptions.

This is why it is important to start recognizing the good things around you. Recognise and feel grateful for what you already have and you will soon feel very successful indeed.

7. Start Failing.

This may seem counterintuitive, but failure is a big part of success. It helps to highlight the things we do not want and essentially provides clarity. A little failure never hurt anyone. After all, no one has ever become successful without first experiencing failure.