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How to be successful and content at the same time

Are you looking to be healthier, happier, and richer? Have you been forced into submission by the unforgiving corporate culture? Have you forsaken your own dreams and settled for the ordinary? If yes, then you need to change and change fast. Life is a precious gift and you must not waste it because of your fears. The difference between the doers and talkers is action and you must act today in order to be successful. Have no idea how you can do that? Don’t worry, following is your guide to turn the tables this year:

Figure out exactly what you want and what you need

Having an excess of everything is a mistake especially when you’re not wealthy enough. So, question yourself and make a distinction between the things that you truly need and the ones you want. Then, set a goal that you want to achieve by the end of the year. The bigger it is the better. This will not only save your time and money but will also keep you focused on your main target.

Get up early and exercise

While this may seem odd but it is recommended that you set a timetable for yourself. This will give you a head start. Start using alarms to wake you up at a certain time every day and stop using the snooze button. Then make your bed and head out into the cool morning air to exercise for a good half hour. This will energize you and keep you fresh throughout the day.

Keep a track of your finances

This is crucial. You need to know your net worth down to the last penny. This will help you to make informed decisions. Moreover, you need to start saving more. You can do this by making the morning coffee yourself instead of buying one at a café or eating healthy food at home instead of eating out. Be frugal. If billionaires like Warren Buffet, Mark Zuckerburg, and Bill Gates can do it then you can do it too. Also, try and multiply your sources of income. Do some freelance work, part-time consulting or start a small business.

Talk with your boss

Have a chat with your boss about your professional goals. Don’t worry. You have got to start somewhere. If you think you deserve more salary then ask them for it. If you think you are ready to take more challenges and grasp opportunities, then let them know about this. If not instantly, you will eventually get what you desire if you persist.

Network smartly

The people you hang around have a big effect on you. So pick and choose people carefully. Only allow a few selective positive people in your inner circle. At the same time, gain exposure by interacting with as many people on as many platforms as you can. This will open up an array of opportunities for you.


Spend at least 20-30 minutes each day, alone with yourself. Try and come up with different business ideas and make a plan to implement them. Who knows, maybe you’ll come up with a million dollar idea.

Remember that your fortune is in your own hand. By working hard and smart, you can achieve whatever you dream of.

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