Success in life is a subjective term .some people measure success through good job , money for some it has to do with mental peace, good and successful married life , etc . Reasons could be many but the base remains the same which is to do something that gives mental peace and contentment .you could be happy without having any of the above mentioned things and yet not be happy at all inspite of having money , family , career etc . Thus its important to first find out as to what is required in the first place .and make a choice between reality and maya or delusion . Clear away all that causes negativity to you , block all the negative people who cause you stress . asoociate more with good people , positive people. And seek professional advise if required .