What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

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What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

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What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

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hat It is often said that we grow wiser as we age. It is mainly because the good and bad experiences we go through in our life teach us a lot about our life. As we continue to learn from the challenges we face and the experiences we go through, we continue to grow as a human being. 

We set goals in our lives, and some of them we achieve while some of them remain unfulfilled. As we grow older, we understand the meaning of gratitude and learn how to be content with what we have. It is the ultimate secret to happiness. When you learn to live with reality and do not disrupt your present for tomorrow or unfulfilled desires, you learn to live in the moment.

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Success helps you grow

The first principle of achieving success gracefully is that it shouldn’t get into your head. If success takes over you, it inflates your ego and makes it impossible for you to look beyond it. As you cross one mountain, you’ll realize there are many more you need to cross.

However, if by crossing only one mountain, you start to feel you are superior to others around or that you are the best, it takes away the feeling of gratitude. The core of achieving success gracefully is gratitude. Success helps you grow as a human being, and it teaches you to be humble and wiser. It is the experience that counts rather than what you get after achieving success.

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Accept success with humility

Success should make you humble and must not distance you from humility. While achieving success always makes you feel good as it is bound to, one should not think too highly of himself while looking down upon others. Humility is the essence of being a human, and one must always respect others and give credit where it’s due. Always give due credit to people who made your journey to success possible.

In the journey to success, many people would have contributed to your growth. Make sure that their contribution is recognized and rewarded. Growing together is what makes a person ensure continuous and sustained growth. If you are too self-centered not to give others their due respect and recognition, rest assured soon you’ll find yourself alone – in success and in failure.

Be grateful and thankful

Be grateful and thankful for your successes and achievements rather than be haughty, arrogant, and indifferent. Many people change as soon as they achieve success. They feel they are perfect and look down upon others. It is not what success should make you. Such success would be short-lived and is sure to put you through a lot of pain in the future as you’ll unknowingly distance yourself from your loved ones and people who matter.

What is the use of such success that you can’t share with your loved ones? Gratitude is everything and be grateful for wherever you are and whatever you have. Don’t let the success get to your head and change you. Try to be a better human being as you achieve success.

Always be humble

Treat others like you would want to be treated yourself. Always be humble and treat others with humility and compassion. It is one thing to be firm and others to be insulting and insensitive. Don’t be defined by your achievements only. You should be loved and respected for the person you are as well.

It is your humility and integrity that would help you get the love of others. It is vital in life to set goals and go after it ruthlessly, but do not let the process transform you into what you are not. Strive to be a better human being and a better version of yourself every single day of your life.

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