5 Things That Are Stopping You From Achieving Success?

written bySophie Desjardins
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Hi, How are you doing today?

Sophie here!

If you want to achieve success, you first need to figure out what’s preventing you from doing so. 

Make sure you're aware of your surroundings, your thoughts, and your behaviours.

This will assist you in analyzing what is going on in your life and what is preventing you from succeeding.

There are things standing in your path of achievement, whether they are external or internal pressures.

To help you overcome those obstacles and reach your goals, take a look at these five things that stop people from achieving success.

  1. 1. Focusing on What You Don't Have

One of the biggest obstacles to success is focusing on what you don't have. The reality is that even successful people have challenges, but they don't focus on them. They understand how fortunate they are and appreciate all that they do have.

Focus on what you want instead of what you don't want and watch how things start to fall into place.

  1. 2. Limiting Believes

Another one of our biggest limitations is one that we often don’t even notice: our own beliefs. Most people are indoctrinated with limiting beliefs from an early age, and these ideas can have a strong influence on what we think is possible for ourselves.

The good news is that most of these limiting beliefs aren’t even true—we just believe them to be. Here are some common ones to watch out for: I am not smart enough; I am not attractive enough; I am not successful enough; I do not deserve success; my family will not support me in my endeavors. If you find yourself saying I can’t..., chances are you believe something like one of these statements.

  1. 3. Letting Fear Paralyze You

Sometimes we let fear paralyze us and prevent us from getting to where we want to be. It’s important to identify what your fears are so you can deal with them.

If you’re afraid of failing, use it as motivation. Fear pushes you harder than anything else.

Understand that failure is part of success, so don’t be afraid to fail! When you make mistakes, analyze them and figure out what went wrong—don’t repeat them again next time!

  1. 4. Giving up After Failure Instead of Learning From It

Did you ever hear of that expression If at first you don't succeed, try, try again? That sums up success in a nutshell.

If you don't succeed at first, what stops most people from trying again is fear. They're afraid to fail, afraid they'll be rejected by others if they're not perfect, or afraid someone will look down on them for failing.

  1. 5. Thinking It Will Happen Overnight

One of my favorite quotes is from Henry Ford, who said, "Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right." Thinking success will happen overnight leads to disappointment and a vicious cycle that derails many great ideas before they even get off the ground.

If a strong plan and vision are in place, and persistence is practiced regularly, success can be achieved within a reasonable amount of time.

Achieving Success

It’s not easy to make it big in today’s world. It requires planning, perseverance, and passion.

If you feel like your hard work isn’t paying off and you have hit a wall, then it might be time to look back on your past successes or failures and reflect on what has worked or hasn’t worked.

Get started right away so you can finally achieve the success you've been hoping for.

Much love,


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About The Author

Hi, I'm Sophie...

I LOVE to help people build their dream online business and create the life they deserve!

I am a member of an elite group of entrepreneurs who together, we are on a mission to help over 100,000 people build their online dream business so they can earn a stable income and live life on their own terms.