If You Want To Excel in Life, Say Goodbye To These 9 Behaviors

November 19, 2023

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Written By - Ravi Shankar (GoodMindKeeping)

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If you are aiming to excel in life, waving goodbye to certain behaviors is not just necessary, it is pivotal. This is a challenging journey but the rewards are immeasurable. 

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In this story, I'm going to guide you through 9 behaviors that you need to shed if you want to move forward and live your best life.

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1. Procrastination 

If you want to excel in life, it's time to say goodbye to procrastination. 

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2. Fear of Taking Risks

If you want to excel in life, say goodbye to your fear of taking risks.

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3. Negativity

If you want to excel in life, it's time to say goodbye to negativity. Start cultivating a positive mindset.

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4. Living in the past

If you want to excel in life, it's time to say goodbye to living in the past. Start embracing the present moment and planning for the future.

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5. Overthinking 

If you want to excel in life, it's time to say goodbye to overthinking. Start practicing mindfulness, focusing on the present moment without judgement.

6. Not valuing yourself

One of the most significant barriers to excelling in life is not valuing yourself, So if you want to excel in life, it's time to say goodbye to not valuing yourself.

7. Avoiding Difficult Conversations

If you want to excel in life, it's time to say goodbye to avoiding difficult conversations. Start expressing your feelings honestly and respectfully. 

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8. Being A People Pleaser 

If you want to excel in life, it's time to say goodbye to being a people pleaser. Start setting healthy boundaries and learn to say No when necessary.

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9. Fear of Failure

If you want to excel in life, it's time to say goodbye to the fear of failure. Start viewing failure as an opportunity for growth rather than a setback.

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The 9 behaviors we've explored are by no means exhaustive. But saying goodbye to them can be a significant leap towards a more fulfilling life.

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As Aristotle once said, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."

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The journey towards personal growth is an intricate dance with our habits and behaviors. Chance doesn't happen overnight. It takes time, patience and consistent effort.