What Makes a Person Successful in Life?

Man looking at sunrise with arms open wide

If you wonder what makes a person successful in life, the answer gets clearer as you get older and learn from all the happy and successful people you meet along the way, as well as scrutinising your own life path and choices.

Fast approaching my 50th birthday, I now believe that I’ve identified many of  of the ingredients which define what makes a person successful in life.  If you apply these points, they’ll lead to greater progress and success in your life.

So . . . what if I had known what I know now, back then? Well, I’d have been on a fast track to success, it’s that clear.

This is the advice I would give to my younger self so that I could skip straight onto the path of success and happiness.

Advice for Success


# 1 – Reality Is An Illusion

Our reality is an illusion. Everybody lives a different reality according to their own mind map.

Palm of hand with sparkler held above itThis hugely powerful point will transform your life from one of restrictions to one of infinite possibilities. When you realise this, you’ll make the most of your life and you’ll take responsibility for your choices.

So, instead of thinking that our reality is a fixed thing, switch your mindset and play the game of life – strive to achieve the life of your dreams, and recognise the parallel similarity with a board game.

When you forget to play the game of life consciously, you become swallowed by the illusion of a reality that only exists in your own mind. Continue reading “What Makes a Person Successful in Life?”