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Happy New Year you lovely bunch, I hope your 2017 is treating you well so far. 
I love the New Year because everyone is just so pumped and so ambitious, my social media feeds are just full of people's motivations and their goals for the year ahead, I love it.
Today's post is a little 'how to' on ways to enhance your chances of success this year and all of the hints and tips I have added are really simple. 
Not only will my tips give you that little boost you might need to even just successfully get you through the day, they're all super healthy ways to boost your mentality and lifestyle, so grab yourself a cuppa and get stuck in.


It's as simple as being happy in everything that you do, why would you constantly do something that makes you unhappy? It doesn't make sense, surely. 
If you don't love your job, why aren't you looking for a new one? If you're not happy in your relationship? Why aren't you addressing it? 


Too many people I know wish they could say all the things they are thinking but don't have the balls to do it. The most successful people on this planet have vision and aren't afraid to talk about it until they're blue in the face. Unfortunately, not everyone is going to like what you have to say but isn't that the beauty of it, we are all different and in the same breath there are so many people who will LOVE what you have to say and love what you're about. Nobody remembers you for the things you don't say, so speak up and be heard.


It's easier said than done but in the long run you will thank yourself for it. When something becomes habit it no longer becomes a chore that's why it's so important that as human beings we have routine, if you follow a routine you will naturally be more successful. Start doing things at the same time every day, exercise, eat, sleep and wake up at the same time as often as possible and not only will you feel better but you're likely to be more successful in your everyday life. 


This is a hard one, especially in the winter months when it's dark outside almost all day and the temperature is at it's all time low. It's important to give yourself time to wake up and prepare your mind and body for the day ahead, consequently giving yourself 90 minutes before you have to leave the house to get your shit together will naturally boost your mood making your day more likely to be full of successes than one that is begun with 6 alarm delays and getting out of bed 15 minutes before you need to leave.


Nobody who is successful has their shit all over the place, they are more than often thoroughly organised. One of my favourite mottos is "Fail to prepare, prepare to fail" and it is complete truth. Preparation and organisation are the two most important factors to being a success and for that reason getting into the habit of being more organisation will help you to achieve more in 2017. Get yourself a daily planner, pack your handbag the night before, write out your tasks for the week and stick it on the fridge, whatever you need to make being organised possible, do it.


If you don't believe in yourself, why should anybody else? To be successful you need to believe that you can, you need to believe that you are everything you need to or want to be to achieve the goals you have in mind. Your self belief is the most powerful motivator when it comes to setting your mind to something, life isn't going to hand it to you, the only person that can help you be everything you want to be, is you.


People who read tend to be far more superiorly intellectual in the grand scheme of things. Reading is the root of knowledge and is so healthy for the brain it is unbelievable. Reading stimulates the brain like nothing else and depending on what you are reading this can contribute to becoming more successful, especially if you're reading motivational or self help literature.


It sounds cliche but it's so true, step out of your comfort zone, Achieving something you didn't think you could or would is such a confidence booster and it's even something as simple as applying for that job you didn't think you were good enough for or going to an exercise class you were too embarrassed to go to. I really stepped out of my comfort zone by moving house and to a new area/community last year and it totally freaked me out, but was so worth it. I am so motivated and proud of myself for doing it and not letting my anxiety beat me, makes me wonder what else I can achieve now.

I hope you have enjoyed my tips on how to be successful this year and hope every single one of you achieve your goals no matter how small or big they may be. Leave me a comment below with some of your goals for this year or successes of last year!


  1. Love all of these I definitely took number 2 on last year and I've not looked back. I also with you on the getting out of bed on your first alarm although I definitely take 30 mins rather than 90!

    Lucy | www.lucyalana.blogspot.com

    1. Hi Lucy, thank you for reading & so glad you enjoyed the post! Getting out of bed is a proper struggle right?!
      Rebekka x

  2. Such lovely tips. Happy New Year as well!


    1. Thanks Lizzie!
      So glad you enjoyed the post!
      Happy New Year to you!!

      Rebekka x

  3. Awww lovely tips and your photos so dreamy, those doughnuts mmm! Happy New Year! :D xx

    elizabeth ♡ ”Ice Cream” whispers Clara
    (lets follow each other on bloglovin or instagram)

    1. Hi Elizabeth!
      Thank you for reading and for your lovely comment!
      My 3 year old demolished those doughnuts haha!

      Rebekka x

  4. SUPER SYN FREE DIET COKE CHICKEN & EGG FRIED RICE, so yummy and I think I should make this dish for sure. Thank you for the yummy dish.