Have you ever wondered what it is that makes some people so successful? In some cases, they’ve just figured out a few simple things that you may have never realized. Here are a few things you can learn from successful people to improve your life right away.

1. Self-Confidence
Someone with self-confidence is more likely to have self-efficacy, which makes a person believe they can accomplish something, help them rebound from failure, and encourage them to try new things, all of which are important steps towards being successful.

TIP: You can improve your self-confidence just by putting a little more effort into the way you look — keeping on top of your hygiene, and wearing clothes that make you feel good

2. Consistency
Set goals and accomplish them. Do it often. If that sounds easier said than done, there are some tricks to accomplishing your goals.

TIP: Monitor your progress frequently and be honest with yourself about it. Try this: make a list and do a weekly self-assessment to stay on top of it.

3. Self-care
Good self-care is also a habit of successful people. Eating healthy and exercising can increase your energy and stamina so you can work harder. It can also lead to fewer sick days, which increases productivity.

TIP: Find exercise you actually enjoy, so that you’ll do it regularly. Cultivate inner peace by adopting a meditation routine, which can help your goal setting. Eat healthy food, it can improve your self-confidence.

4. Learn From Mistakes
Successful people don’t wallow in the past and lament their mistakes. They figure out what went wrong so they can change it and do what will work in the future.

TIP: Take responsibility for the outcome. If you can admit you were wrong, then you can admit you need to change your mind. Take a step back and look at the big picture of where you’re trying to go, and think about what you need to do to get there.

5. Have Patience
Perhaps more than talents or smarts, grit is incredibly important in determining success. That means having patience and perseverance to work on goals and see things through, regardless of how long they might take.

TIP: Work on something you’re passionate about. The patience and perseverance will be much easier to come by. Seems obvious, but it’s true!

These tricks might seem too good to be true, but once you incorporate them into your life regularly, you won’t believe the difference they can actually make!