Our daily habits can either help us or hurt our success in life. Bad habit can fester and grow into a lifestyle that takes you away from the things you want to do, where as a good habit can help you create a life that’s full of action, accomplishment and success.
Look at someone who is successful, maybe someone who inspires you, you will see that they spend each day doing the things that help them accomplish their goals and create success in their lives. They all have daily rituals that they complete every single day, that help them to stay motivated, focused and on track. This isn’t to say that they are all perfect, but they all have rituals or daily success habits that have a positive impact on their lives.
It is not enough to just read about daily habits, it’s meaningless if you don’t implement that knowledge, you have to take action and create your own habits/rituals that will help you to create success in your own live.
So here are four daily habits of highly successful people that will help to inspire you to create your own daily success habits.
1. Plan out your day the night before.
When we don’t have a plan to follow it is very easy to not accomplish anything during our day. We wake up not knowing what we want to do or accomplish each day. Successful people spend a little time the night before giving themselves clear goals for the next day. Then they wake up and go down their list, get focused and take action.
Life doesn’t always work out as planned, but with a plan, you can adjust without losing momentum.
2. Read books to get inspiration.
Forming a daily reading habit will expand your knowledge and help you on your journey to success. Read as many inspirational books as you can. Set a goal of how many books you will read this year.
3. Make your health a priority.
What you eat and how much you exercise affects every area of your life. Successful people use their exercise as a time to reset and plan. Make good food choices that will give you the energy you need to accomplish everything on your daily to-do list.
4. Don’t get distracted by what others are doing.
Get clear on your WHY! Follow people that inspire you, you can learn so much from them— their mistakes, their victories, what to do, what not to do. But if you start comparing your progress to theirs, instead of using their stories as inspiration, you can feel jealous, stressed, unworthy.
Successful people know their journey is unique. So don’t get stuck in the comparison stay focused on your why.
5. What supportive daily habits -SPECIFIC DAILY ACTIONS- could you introduce right now?
You know yourself. Where do you sabotage yourself regularly? What ideas do you already have?
- -Have 15 mins of alone time each day – Take 10 mins mid-afternoon to recap where I am at
- -Drink 8 glasses of water a day
- – Make all my calls in the first hour of the day
- -Be at my desk by 8am
- – Write out top 3 priorities for the day, everyday
- -Eat a healthy breakfast every morning
- – Eat lunch away from my desk
- -Be in bed by 10.30pm