For Whom Wealth Matters
January 22, 2013
Filed under Theory
Tagged with Anita Roddick Quote, postaday, Success Quote
About Keerthika SingaravelEngineer,Investor,Businessperson
Success is the manifestation of an individual dream, which as it is subjective to the individual can never be measured objectively.
Yes.But I wish I had heard these words before from people like Anita Roddick. I always was big on doing my own thing.But a lot of people made me feel like a failure for doing so.For a decade or so I tried doing what was expected of me and was even quite a “success”but paid for it in happiness and health and limited myself and wrote myself out of opportunities.I then quit because unhappiness is no compensation for being hailed for a success,Now a decade later. I am beginning to hear my name linked with the word success again.But this time the success is on my terms.
I learnt the hard way too, which is to live your own dream not the dream of others.
My lesson was that, to me personally the inner happiness I feel when giving my real self full untrammeled expression is more important than any happiness I get from being hailed a success,Awards and praise are nice but not worth suppressing my natural instincts for.
Well said. Prosperity I personally define as abundance, health and happiness.
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