‘#100WordsonSaturday’: Success first then happiness

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‘#100WordsonSaturday’: Success first then happiness

Success, like love, can be an oxymoron. How does one define success? Like intelligence, it varies from how we view and weigh success. It’s our approach to success and in our entire career or life, we should keep striving to derive happiness from it. There is no age or bar that we reach a peak of success at a particular phase. Success and happiness are inter-linked. The brownie point: How many us will leave a job or a relationship if we are not happy. There are bills to pay and survive. An open question, what matters, success first then happiness?

This post is written as part of ‘#100WordsonSaturday 18 July 2015′ hosted on Write Tribe. You can also check my Guest Post on The White Scape.

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  1. Everyone has their own definition of success and mine is not based on material wealth. Obviously, one needs enough money to pay the bills and it’s true that many are stuck in jobs they dislike for that reason. In those cases, it is possible to find happiness outside of work. It’s been said that if you do what you love, success will come.🙂 Bottom line? Happiness first! There was a line in a movie (can’t remember the name), where someone was talking about an easy-going type of guy who didn’t have a lot of money but always enjoyed life: “He was never a great success in business, but he knows how to succeed in life/”

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