Such a small word with so many definitions, depending on who you ask.
And so many synonyms.
i.e. accomplishment, achievement, happiness, prosperity, triumph, victory--the list goes on and on.
But what really defines success? Is it based on emotion? The way we view the world?
Elana Johnson shares an excellent blog post HEREWhy We Don't Compare Ourselves.
many people fall into the trap of comparing and tend to forget the whole
point in trying to achieve that goal. I mean, wouldn't you agree the
sole reason to achieve that goal (most of the time) is because we had
passion for it in the first place?
At some point in time, we became ambitious and a seedling of passion rooted within our hearts.
shouldn't matter what the other person is doing or achieving for we all
have different paths to take and work at different speeds. It's one of
those beautiful things in life. No two people are alike. Not even
Please don't let comparisons take that passion, that happiness, that gratitude away from you.
weeks back I came across a video *see below* from a very awesome person who is full
of inspiration and love. A person who I admire for who she is and the
light she brings to all.
girl is top notch successful and she still finds the time to reach out
to people (which is another future blog post I will be addressing
She was on the first season of The Apprentice and is the co-founder of The Campins Company, a premier real estate brokerage firm. And she has also been working on a book. It has been a big blessing that I have gotten to know her.
And that person is the fabulous, yet modest, Katrina Campins.
"Don't focus on your competition. Focus on yourself."
"Never give up. Have confidence."
How about you? What do YOU define success as?
"Do not compare. For everyone has their own path." ~Martha Ramirez
In addition to writing, Martha is a 2012 Genesis Semi-Finalist and a member of ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers). Her articles have appeared in various places including For Her Information (FHI) magazine. In 2012, her blog was nominated website of the week by Writer's Digest. She looks forward to expanding her career and is hard at work on her next young adult novel. She currently resides in Northern California where she enjoys gardening and kickboxing (not simultaneously).
Visit her website at: www.MartzBookz.com.