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I came across this article as I was sifting through my emails this morning. Often we look at successful people and wonder how they got to where they are. Here are a few valuable tips to help you on your road to success :

By Shannon Kaiser (Mind Body Green)
It’s easy to look at successful people and think they have it all figured out. They may seem like the A+ students of life. But what can we learn from them?

Successful people often have certain characteristics in common — things like how they don’t focus on their competition or they surround themselves with positive people. Being successful is kind of like a system; once you know the program, you can put it into practice and live to your fullest potential. We all want to be happy and healthy, but for many of us, that means reaching a certain level of success as well.

What is success to you?

If you’re working hard to make your dreams come true, but you feel like you aren’t where you want to be, it could be time to regroup. Success is a journey, and the experience of getting to your goal is the real reward.
To give your dreams a boost of confidence, here is a list of the 15 things mentally strong people do. Perhaps it can help you along your own path.

1. They know when to move on.

2. They use their fear to motivate action.

3. They know failure is part of success.

4. They train their brains to see the good in everything.

5. They’re tenacious with their goals.

6. They start before they’re ready or confident.

7. They don’t take anything personally.

8. They believe in themselves.

9. They don’t try to fit in.

10. They allow themselves to be a beginner.

11. They don’t do things they don’t want to do.

12. They celebrate the success and happiness of others.

13. They don’t need a reason to help people.

14. They are unapologetic about their unique selves.

15. They accept what they can’t change.

What Makes You Happy? What Do You Pride Yourself On?

source: www.mindbodygreen.com