Unsung Heroes of My Definition of Success



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Shabana Mukhtar is back with today’s daily prompt #2093: When you think of the word “successful,” who’s the first person that comes to mind and why?

Answer: 1. honestly, i have not a clue. 2. However, if i must anwer, I would say a certain someone who has mastered the art of ignoring noise and nuisance. I envy that. Let me be honest, it’s my brother, but don’t tell him that. I don’t want him to know that I admire him or anything. He gets quite cocky. 3. while we are on the subject of appreciating something my brother has, My other brother has expertise in not reacting when things aren’t per his liking,

When pondering the word “successful,” I find myself in a curious conundrum. The concept of success, in its conventional sense, often drifts to the periphery of my thoughts. It’s not something I actively contemplate. Yet, if I were to pinpoint the first person who embodies my unique perspective on success, it’s someone I admire for their mastery in a distinct art—the art of ignoring noise and nuisance.

Now, don’t tell him this, but it’s my dear brother who instantly comes to mind. He’s the unsung hero of my definition of success, and here’s why.

The Art of Ignoring Noise

Success, in my eyes, isn’t about the number of accolades, material possessions, or public recognition. It’s about a quieter, more resilient form of victory. It’s about the ability to march to the beat of your own drum, regardless of the noise and distractions that surround you.

My brother, in his unassuming way, has perfected this art. He navigates life with a tranquil demeanor, undisturbed by the clamor of external expectations. He knows what truly matters to him, and he focuses on those priorities with unwavering dedication.

While I secretly admire this quality in him, it’s not something I’d openly acknowledge. You see, my brother has a penchant for becoming somewhat cocky when he realizes he’s admired. It’s a trait that makes me chuckle but keeps my admiration a well-guarded secret.

The Sibling Secrets of Success

But the admiration doesn’t stop there. My other brother, too, possesses an enviable skill. He has mastered the art of not reacting when things don’t align with his preferences. It’s a remarkable form of resilience that I often wish to emulate.

In the face of adversity, he maintains his composure, refusing to let external circumstances dictate his inner peace. It’s a trait I admire and aspire to cultivate in myself.

Parting Thoughts 

So, when I consider the word “successful,” my mind doesn’t gravitate to the conventional measures of achievement. Instead, it turns to the unsung heroes in my life—my brothers. They embody a unique definition of success, one that revolves around the wisdom of ignoring the unnecessary, and the strength of remaining unfazed.

In the grand tapestry of life, success takes on various forms, and it’s often the quiet victories, the uncelebrated strengths, and the hidden admirations that define our individual perspectives. These unsung heroes remind me that success is a journey shaped by the silent triumphs that often go unnoticed.

And as I continue to learn from their unspoken wisdom, I’ll secretly appreciate the invaluable lessons they’ve imparted on the art of succeeding in their own distinctive ways. 🤫🌟📜


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