Following a brilliant start to the season, Burnley find themselves occupying 7th place in the Premier League table – just two points off of the top four.
And Clarets midfielder Arfield is now looking forward to helping his side continue their fine run during the upcoming busy run of fixtures during the Christmas period.
"The gaffer has always kept our feet on the ground and the aim was always to get safe as soon as possible," the 29-year-old said.
"We've managed to get these points on the board so quickly, before the Christmas period, but this is when the games rack up and why you want to be a footballer.
"These are the games we look forward to the most because you want to play as many games as possible. We've put ourselves in a fantastic situation, and now it's up to us to keep going."