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Things That Are Stopping You From Success

Updated on August 18, 2020
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Vikram Brahma is a Digitalpreneur, Author, Blogger, Writer, & YouTuber. He loves to write content & spend time working from home.


Everybody loves to become a successful individual. Nobody wants to call himself an utter failure in life. But life is not full of roses, and we need to climb the steep path on many occasions. I love the way digital entrepreneurs work day and night to reach their goals. I want to live a digital lifestyle with the freedom to work on my passion, goals and visions.

If you are looking forward to become a successful individual, then you need to make changes in your habits and take massive actions. In this article, we are going to learn about those things which are stopping us from reaching our destination. So, let’s get started.

Lack of self education
Lack of self education

Lack Of Self-Education

To survive in any country, you have to earn. What if I tell you that you don’t have to step out of your home to make money. What if I tell you that you can earn more money than any corporate executive if you educate yourself with relevant online skills. Self-education starts after you leave your college, and this can help you to win in life.

We don’t have sufficient money and stuck in life because we never gave importance to the self-education. By having a college degree, we can earn for a living, but by self-education, we can make a fortune. Invest time, money to learn and then go after your goals. Learn to invest money in the stock market. Learn some high demanding skills like AI, robotic, app development, video creation, content writing or digital marketing etc. as these are the future.


Procrastination is one of the biggest reasons why people don’t start anything. They will give all kind of excuses and try not to start anything. Procrastination in simple words means you will try to delay, or even you will not take any action.

And because you will not take any action, there will be no desired results. Having abstract goals, laziness and not motivated enough are the main reasons for procrastination. So, create concrete goals, learn the techniques to become active.

Self Doubt

If you are suffering from self-doubt, then it can stop you from achieving your goals. In the beginning, everyone has some kind of doubt, but it shouldn’t stop you from starting your journey. If you want to achieve your goals, then take the first step.

In the beginning, many successful individuals doubt themselves, and it’s quite natural. But they don’t stop there. Despite this, they start, learn and become a champion. When in doubt, talk to someone, take help from mentors.

Bad Habits

Do you like to spend your time watching movies, big boss or playing video games? Well, then these are not a sign of good habits. A person is successful because he knows how to spend his time more efficiently.

To solve this problem, first, you write all your bad habits in a piece of paper and then replace them with good habits. For example, if you like to drink cold drinks, remove this bad habit with drinking lemon juice or fresh fruit juice. Some bad habits take more time to replace, but slowly we can replace them.

Lack Of Ideas

Every successful company starts with an idea. And we have also heard that an idea can change your life. So, what kind of ideas do you have to change your life? If you love what you are doing and thinking to start something based on your thought, then there are chances you will be successful.

But, unfortunately, people don’t work on their plans. When they see someone else has done similar work and became successful, they regret. So, if you are thinking to start something, do it and if you don’t know much about it, then learn it from some mentor.

Excessive use of social media
Excessive use of social media

Excessive Use Of Social Media

Social media has helped us to stay connected with our friends, fan and relatives. It has many advantages, but if you use them in the wrong manner, then it will decrease your daily productivity.

You can use social media to create your business online. But it should be used constructively. Prolonged use of social media harms our life. The best method is to delete all social media apps from your mobile so you can concentrate on your life. I remain active on social media only when I log-in from my laptop.


If you want to become successful, then first write down your goals. After that, develop plans of how you can reach your goals. What tools are needed to achieve those goals? If your goals say, you need to get trained then look for mentors who can teach you, look for colleagues who can support you. Without goals, direction and tools, you cannot achieve great success in life. Have a burning desire to succeed and just go for it.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2020 Vikram Brahma


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