You’d know an alpha person when you spot one. The qualities are badass and distinctive. An alpha person just as the name implies, is the “numero uno”. The one who leads the pack. The leader of his/her own life. He/she is smart and confident.
The world today, can best be enjoyed by the mentally strong people. The persistent, resilient and optimistic goal-getters. They’re badass like that! When I say badass, I mean the ones with extreme attitudes worthy of admiration. Driven by values such as courage, responsibility, compassion, etc.
Usually, pop-culture looks at the badass alpha person as the mean-faced, bike-riding, leather-pants wearing, tattooed, cow-boy looking man, or the “seemingly” pretty, scantily-dressed drama queen. But here are seven badass qualities of a true alpha man or woman. (The mentally strong):
• They suck the juice out of every lemon:
Life has its sour moments. An alpha man or woman knows lemons are going to be thrown at him/her sometimes, every moment isn’t pleasing. There are uphills and there are downhills. But an alpha person would suck every juice out of the lemon and get past it like a boss! S/he will view adversity as an opportunity for growth and as they overcome every obstacle, they gain more confidence to become wiser and better.
• They know time and energy are limited resources so they don’t waste it on things not worthy of it:
They stay productive and effective by focusing on things that matter. They don’t worry about things that could have happened or things they have no control over. They move on, let go of grudges, learn from their past/mistakes, and invest their efforts (time, energy,money) on productive things.
• They take calculated risks:
The best things in life doesn’t come from the easy road and an alpha person knows this. They know when to seek opportunities outside their comfort zone that’ll help them reach their goals. They set their priorities and exit the zone (adding fun to it) and gaining mental fortitude as well.
• Defines his/her success and doesn’t go by the general rules:
An alpha person is the leader of his/her own life. And so societal rules, values, expectations and enforcements means nothing to him/her. This is because s/he plays by her own rules and not the society’s. S/he understands that playing by general rules is like leaving his/her true self behind and adopting a lifestyle that might not suit his/her values.
• They have confidence like no other:
They are initiators and doers. Because they believe in themselves. They inject badass innovation and skills into everything they do or are involved in. Don’t get me wrong, they don’t know EVERYTHING. But they would say “YES” first and figure the “HOW” later. That’s because they believe there’s always a way to solve any problem. And in as much as they’re confident in themselves, they’re equally confident in other people. Rather than be pessimistic and allow self-limiting beliefs hold them back or restrict their abilities, they’re optimistic and always expect the best outcomes. Whilst also preparing for the worst.
• They don’t frequently loose their cool:
Ok no!! A badass alpha person doesn’t hide their displeasure or fake a personality for attention. No-no. They’re always composed and decide/react calculatively. They can have moments of outbursts as humans that we are, (we all do, it’s not always easy to tolerate annoyance). But they are never rude. They show respect and are charming. An alpha person isn’t seen frequently loosing his/her cool. They’re mentally strong remember? They expend their energy wisely and practice self-discipline even in times of discomfort.
• Lastly, they live a life of gratitude and just stay happy:
They stay in the right perspective of life. They know not to over-burden their minds with somuch but to count their blessings and stay on the brighter side of life. This choice shows forth in their attitude towards life. They’re badass, they’re alpha, like that!!!
Okies. So now I’m here wondering if I’m one. Are you wondering like I am too? or thinking of someone who is. Oh yes, I’m badass!!! 💪 ( if you like, no gree your own. Na your kwansign). Tell me if you are, and please share with your friends and leave me your thoughts.