Honesty and Integrity: Road to Success and Happiness

Last Update on August 11, 2020 : Published on August 1, 2020
Honesty and Integrity

Integrity means “the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.” Honesty and integrity bring out success. Basically, having integrity is like avoiding unnecessary traits like stress, anxiety, and confusion. Integrity is the only value that you can develop to get success. It’s true that success without integrity means nothing. Meanwhile, integrity is forever, success may come and go.

Having the courage to do the right thing is the only trait everyone craves for. Be it professionally or personally, integrity is an essential trait to have. No matter how speedily the world and trends are changing, integrity remains the same. Integrity provides inner peace, happiness, and success. A combination of honesty and integrity provides success professionally and personally both. In this blog, I have enlisted the best and effective tips to develop integrity in your life for success and happiness.

Effective tips for developing Integrity

1. Fulfill all your dreams and promises

Fulfill all your dreams and promises, Success without integrity means nothing

The first step towards developing integrity is commitment. Your commitment should be so strong that you never give up on things until and unless you achieve them all. No matter if your dream looks achievable or not, you should always learn to never give up and work hard until success really knocks your door.

2. Keep the track of everything you do

Keep the track of everything you do, success without integrity is failure

Once you are committed to yourself and start working on your goals, start keeping track of whatever you do in a day to achieve your goals. For better tracking and commitment, you can also stick positive affirmations on the wall and mobile wallpaper. Furthermore, whenever you achieve something do not forget to reward yourself.

3. Think before committing

Think before committing, personal integrity

Start with small goals and small steps. Do not try to fill so much on your plate that it becomes impossible to achieve all the tasks. Moreover, whenever you set goals and make a plan… try to think before committing. Think quietly about how you are going to achieve all the plans. Do not hush into the process and take smalls steps and achieve big. No matter how big your dream is!

4. Learn to say “No”

Learn to say “No”, honesty and integrity

Saying no is an art. I think everyone should know to speak and stand for themselves when the world is not doing any justice with them. Honesty and integrity at this point can be only maintained when the person says no when he\she actually wants to. When things do not go in the right manner, honesty plays a vital role in such situations.

5. Enhance integrity with communication skills

Enhance integrity with communication skills, Road to Success and Happiness

Whatever you speak reflects your actions, therefore, always speak with honesty and integrity. Whatever you say, mean it and own it. In order to develop communication skills with personal integrity, watch your words and action; only speak the words which are aligned with morals and ethics.

6. Avoid people with toxic traits

To live with integrity and honesty, the most important thing to do is to avoid all the toxic personality traits like pessimists, opportunists, and procrastinates. We cannot deny the fact that there are different personalities. And, we should always carry the personality which is honest, vulnerable, mentally strong, and positive.

7. Learn to listen not to react

Learn to listen not to react

In life, there are various situations where we have to speak against odds and exceptionally we lose our integrity. We say things which we never should speak. Therefore, train yourself for such situations, always listen to everyone, but do not react. Similarly, when someone tries to do wrong, do not lose your integrity. Let them speak and let karma handle the rest.

8. Get comfy with “Hakuna Matata”

Hakuna Matata means “no worries”. Apply Hakuna Matata in your life and be happy with whatever you have. Be honest and always speak the truth. Carry an integral personality that is strong and hard enough to break.

I hope this article helps you to develop integrity and honesty. Comment down and let us know which tips you are going to use to develop integrity for success. For more such inspiring content, follow Calm Sage on all social media platforms.

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About The Author

Aayushi Kapoor
Aayushi Kapoor

Aayushi is a Content Creator at Calm Sage. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology and a Master's Degree in Clinical Nutrition. Her constant interest in the improvement of mental health, nutrition, and overall wellness embarked upon her career as a “full-time educational writer.” She likes to make an asynchronous connection with her readers. Her mantra for living life is "What you seek is seeking you".

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