No one is born with a silver spoon in their month, unless you are a part of a royal family. Success comes in different sizes, races, ages, genders and IQ levels. But there has always been a standout quality in a person that makes them be a class apart from the rest. Here are some examples of such people and their habits.

1. “Early to bed, early to rise”

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has always stated in various interviews that the key to his success is the fact that he leads a routine life. The man wakes up at 4:30am to start his day and ends it by 9pm. He says this has allowed him to feel rejuvenated and energized.

So, if a man who is forty-eight can still maintain this routine why can’t we, the young souls do it to? The least we can do is to give it a try!

2. Read, A LOT

Famous authors such as J K Rowling or famous entrepreneurs such as Bill Gates did not get to the position that they are in with zero knowledge. Bill Gates, to this date, reads at least for an hour before he goes to bed. And Rowling, as a child, used to read just about anything that she could get her hands on.

3. Don’t be a couch potato

Why is it that 70-year-old actress Goldie Hawn is still interested in keeping her body in shape through exercising when she has so much money that she can spend of liposuction, plastic surgery and botox? It is because she cares about staying healthy and feeling good. Exercise not only gives you the physical satisfaction, it also gives relief from stress and improves memory. No wonder, Anna Wintour , the editor-in-chief of vogue plays tennis at least for an hour every day.

4. Meditation:

Ray Dalio is famous investment banker, chanted “Om Navya shiva” to calm his overstressed and overworked mind. It helped him and a bunch of other successful individuals, like the terminator himself!

5. Run

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg has vowed to run 365 miles this 2016, and it has not only been helping him keep up with his health but also allowed him to be able to vent out his frustrations. Click here to get some wicked tips on running!

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