Most people define success by the amount of money in their bank account. And while money provides a certain amount of security and peace of mind, it gives us safety. Safety is not success. From an evolutionary standpoint, the absence of financial fear is tied to our instinct to survive.
Since we unconsciously view money as the factor that determines whether we live or die, it's no wonder we're unhappy, stressed, and constantly focusing on what we don't have. The good news is that we've evolved far beyond our lizard brain. If you're looking to thrive instead of survive, it's time to redefine success.
Over the years I've been coaching clients, I've noticed that those who define success on their own terms are not only the happiest people I know; they are the wealthiest across all dimensions (finances included!). If you're ready to create more joy, success, and abundance in your life, check out the 12 qualities truly successful people share"