Once you’ve spent so much time thinking about a goal that you can see it, touch it, taste it, and smell it with your mind’s eye, you won’t easily give up on it. The desire to achieve it will give you the fortitude to overcome even the most daunting of obstacles. Before you ever become successful, you should already be successful in your mind. Doing this will convince you to push through any temporary pain you might experience on your way to achieving your dream.

But sometimes, despite our work and positive efforts to achieve our goals, we can fall into some bad habits that can make our journey a bit complicated. That’s why we are listing certain habits and behaviors that we usually do without realizing it so read on about the “7 Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Success”, How many can you relate with?

1. Having a short-term mentality

To be successful, you must have long-term goals that complement your daily habits, leading you towards their achievement.

2. Having excuses for everything

You need to be responsible for your own life, since only you can decide where you’re going. Your results are the outcome of your actions, not the weather, not your taxi driver’s bad mood, not the rise in the price of oil.

3. Being overly perfectionist

Not everything can always be perfect, and that can lead you to fear failure. Simply act and live by learning, even from your mistakes.

4. Surrounding yourself with toxic people

The people you spend the most time with are the people you end up becoming. If you want to be successful, surround yourself with people who have the same interests and desire to live like you, not those who limit you and delay your achievements.

5. Watching lots of TV or lose time on social networks

If you are constantly aware of bad news or the personal gossip of your friends on Facebook, you will be wasting valuable time that you can dedicate to enriching your life, such as educating yourself by reading books or improving your business.

6. Doing many things at the same time

Multitasking sometimes is not as beneficial as you think. Rather, it makes you a scattered person who cannot focus on one thing at a time to make it right.

7. Hanging out with people who do not share your interests

Going out and spending time with friends is not a bad thing, but it can become harmful if you hang out with people who are not focused, lack optimism, or who just live for the next party. It is best that you go out with people who walk in your same direction, and share common goals in life. That is time well invested.

Take the time to analyze your day to day activities, and identify those habits that affect your path to success. You can take on small actions that will help you shake off bad habits, and improve your life even more. You are the master of your life and the creator of your success!