“Watch your thoughts; they become words,
Watch your words; they become actions,
Watch your actions; they become Habits,
Watch your Habits; they become Character,
Watch your Character; it becomes your destiny”
Absolutely true, Our habits make us. Let’s take an example of any successful person, one thing is common that they have habits which make them successful. Let the person be from any field, their habits make them at the position which they are. Once known the secret, that habits make the destiny and leads to success, why there is not a special attention towards building good habit culture formally? Why not in schools? Yes, this article is written to highlight this point to include habit mastery classes in schools.
According to their passion kids can innovate in various fields but the foundation is the consistent practice of working hard in the same field till you reach to the point that you are successful. Although everyone knows that they have to do certain hard work and efforts to be successful but still people fail to do and this procrastination results in the living life of an average person. Many people in this world do not live up to their full potential only because of lack of good habits.
Analyzing various successful people, they have some of the habits which can be developed in the schools. Below are those of it:
- Living a purposeful life:
It is not the destiny which drive mind but it their purposeful mind which drives destiny. That is to work each day with a purpose, planning every day ahead. In schools, students can be made to work purposefully on their assignments and projects. Making a time frame to complete it and working daily on it.
- Goals setting:
Successful people have habit of working with goals and bigger vision. They do have every day small goals to achieve the bigger ones. Students at schools can be trained for daily goal of life that is goal to learn something daily, finishing assignment goals, cleanliness and daily routines.
Reading defines the life path. Once we start exploring other lives then we start learning. Students should be asked to read about different books and should be asked about their learning from the same.
- Positive belief system:
The essential quality of successful life is to be positive. And learn this happiness learning right from schools. Kids should be taken care of thinking positive, they should be asked to maintain their broad vision boards and should be ambitious to achieve higher goals in life.
Slowly with consistent practice we can hope to make citizens of tomorrow successful and ready for future.