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Major Life Rules Successful People Live By

Every single person in this world wants to live a pretty good life, a lot of people want to be successful in their own way. But then again, everyone also knows that it wouldn’t be easy. Most people believe that being rich mean that you’re already successful, but being successful actually has different meanings depending on the person.

To a person who grew up in poverty, being successful would that you wouldn’t have to worry about money anymore, you’ll have money to get food to eat, own a beautiful house, and have a fancy car. To a child, being successful would mean that you will have every toy you can get.

To a typical teenager, being successful would mean that you’ll be able to finish your degree in college such as being a doctor or a lawyer. To an old man, being successful would mean that you managed to see your children happy and living a good life. Success means differently to everyone, but whatever it may mean to you, the journey to success is not an easy road to drive in. Here are some rules successful people live by.

“Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become for it. Shake things up today, so be you, be free.” Steve Marboli


People normally think that every successful person in this world has a perfect life, especially if they have already achieved everything they could ever want. However, what most people don’t understand is that just because you’re already successful, it doesn’t just stop there. Life is too far from being perfect, successful people often say that it doesn’t end there, you must have a new goal to achieve once you are done with the first one, or else life would be boring and you will no longer want to live in it.

There are no such thing as big or small goals, some may take a long time to achieve, but it is a success in a way. Dare to crave for more, live as much as you can, make memories from your adventure so you could be at your happiest.


Most people believe that if the journey to success is easy, then everyone will be successful. The thing is, it’s not the difficult journey that is the problem, but it is the attitude. If you are an aspiring painter who does magic when you paint, then you have a chance to become the next Picasso or Van Gogh, but then you are too timid and unsure of yourself that you don’t want anyone to see your works, then you simply wouldn’t go anywhere. Remember that in order to become successful you have to have passion and courage, your abilities can be enhanced but that craving for success cannot be practiced.


A lot of people consider themselves successful, but then again, it gets to their heads that they think so highly of themselves and their feet couldn’t seem to touch the ground anymore. These people wouldn’t stay successful, especially if they don’t know how to give back and be grateful for the little things.


Last but definitely not the least, when it comes to wanting to be successful, you must understand that failure and mistakes are part of your journey to success. Mistakes are meant to be made and you must learn from it.

Failing on something doesn’t mean that you can no longer continue, this just means that you have got to find where it all went wrong and try it again until you finally reach the light at the end of the tunnel.

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint, and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” Oprah Winfrey

If you don’t consider yourself successful yet, then you have got to keep trying, because if you stop then you will never reach your destination. It may not be easy, but that’s what makes it worth it.

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