We all have different definitions of success.
And, at times, we are
caught up with competition that is not healthy.
The Webster's Dictionary defines "success" as follows:
"accomplishment, achievement (a person or thing which succeeds)".
Does success mean having money? Or, is it possessions? Or, is it job title?
What does it
mean to succeed? Find answers to these questions.
It is a short and concise question that haunts many. Many people, don't set any goals for themselves
and succeed at very little. Others, set goals that are unrealistic and then are
let down when not achieved.
Ralph Waldo Emerson's revealing poem
is the best defiintion of success that I have found.
If we were all to succeed according to the poem, the world would be a
place to live. And, there would be less stress felt! We hope you enjoy this short poem which is full of concise wise words for you to reflect upon.
SUCCESS Poet: Ralph Waldo Emerson
To laugh often and much;
To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;
The successful always has a number of projects planned, to which he looks forward. Anyone of them could change the course of his life overnight.
There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.
Meditation is a way of taking time to become aware of our thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations, then allowing ourselves to drop into a deeper level of being.
Shakti Gawain, The Path of Transformation How Healing Ourselves Can Change The World
Nothing improves emotional health like laughter. It relieves stress and helps you quickly put your mistakes into perspective.
John C. Maxwell, Your Road Map For Success
Keeping yourself mentally stimulated is very important - maybe even critical - to a long life.
Seymour Schulich, Get Smarter Life and Business Lessons