4 Things Successful People Do – Mindset Monday!


In life we get knocked down all of us at some point have and will hit a bump in the road. Whether you call it failure, disappointment, setback, or a problem we all encounter things that slow us down, and in many cases stop us from achieving the things we want in time. In today’s Mindset Monday I’m going to share with you 4 things that successful people do that will help you bounce back faster from your own personal setbacks so that you can achieve the success your desire and deserve to have in any area of your life, weight loss, career success, relationship success etc.

#1 – Successful people are resilient

More than education or experience being resilient is at the core of success. How quickly you get back up, brush yourself off and move forward will determine your success.

“It’s not about how hard you hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward” – Rocky Balboa

Never, never and never give up on what is important to you! Don’t throw in the towel because this is not the time to quit. Always get back up! Always The good news is that resilience in the face of life’s toughest challenges is not an inborn personality trait, but a set of skills and attitudes that you can actually learn and develop.

How do you do that?

Glad you asked…which brings me to #2.

#2 – Be Grateful for your setbacks.

Yes really. I remember sharing this belief with my parents a few years ago when I was going through a personal struggle. They didn’t quite get it at the time but once I share with them that “Every Burden is a Blessing!” and that deep within every painful setback there is a beautiful, life changing lesson to be learned. You see every event has a purpose and every setback a lesson. Failure is essential to personal growth. Never regret your past. Rather embrace it as the teacher it is .

#3 – Setbacks are only temporary.

Tough times do not last, but tough people do! Successful people know that setbacks are temporary and that great things lay ahead. Last June, I went through a huge change in my life personal and professional and a very dear friend of mine said “Courtney, you will rise above!”. She was absolutely right. During some of our biggest setbacks we have our biggest breakthroughs. Everything that is happening to you right now, good or bad is leading you to the next amazing thing you’ll get to do or experience in this beautiful life. Whatever you might be going through please know that this too shall pass, you too my friend will Rise Above!!

# 4 – Focus on what you can control.

Sadly most of us spend our time reflecting on the past, or worrying about the future. The past is beyond you, the future is not guaranteed . All that you can control is the present moment. Some people say that life just happens! Successful people don’t believe that. Whether you know it or not your life is carefully designed by YOU!!! The choices, after all, are yours. You choose happiness. You choose sadness. You choose success. You choose failure. You choose courage. You choose fear. Just remember that every moment, every situation, provides a new choice. And in doing so, it gives you a perfect opportunity to do things differently to produce more positive results.

Take responsibility where it is due, and don’t place blame on others.

So the next time life hits you hard, get back up, brush yourself off and say thank you! Learn the lesson, take action on that lesson and focus on what you can control, because setbacks are only temporary you CAN and WILL rise above!

I believe in you!

Coach Courtney