Everyone has a different concept of success. Being able to start and complete any task intended means you have succeeded. Success becomes diluted when we fail to recognize the value of what we already have in our lives that’s important and can already be defined as successful. After reading plenty of quotes on success, my personal concept on the topic is best described by the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, “To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived; this is to have succeeded.”
As you continue to strive to achieve your personal definition of success, make sure you celebrate the success you may be overlooking.