No matter what our life circumstances may be, every one of us longs for something better, something more. We think, though, that we are different than those that already have what we desire. We think we have to work hard and long to achieve even the smallest amount of success. The truth is, we can have it without years of blood, sweat and tears, if we understand five basic principals or “secrets to Making Your Dreams a Reality. The secrets are:
Identify whats not working in your life. The things that are not working in your personal life are showing up in your financial life. The things that are not working in your financial life are showing up in your personal life. Consider whats happening for you:
- Financially are you in debt? Do you have cash reserves? Are you saving 10 percent?Personally are you growing? Do you wake up excited to start the day?
- Career are you passionate about your job or career? Why?
- Health are you taking care of yourself?
- Relationships do you have great relationships?
Visualize your Perfect Life
Close your eye and visualize your perfect life three years from now. What are you doing? What are you wearing? Where are you living?
How does it feel? What has to happen in the next three years for you to be feel that way every day?
Make a Decision to Change and Prepare for Resistance¦FEAR
Resistance comes out in statements such as: “Im too busy, Ill do it later, This is boring, its not my thing, I meant to, but I forgot.. and other excuses.
Recognize that these are excuses, and you are in resistance craving the comfort of the familiar. Your challenge is to accept temporary discomfort for the opportunity to change and grow. Your family and friends may not support you, but when you embrace your fear and walk through the door of uncertainty, youll come face-to-face with your personal power and have control over your own life.
Create a Game Plan
Create a list of clearly defined goals. You may not think this important, but a Harvard Study showed that 30 years after graduation, the 3 percent of students who had written goals were more successful than the other 97 percent combined, and were also healthier and happier.
Make separate lists for personal goals, family/friends goals, financial goals and career goals. This is an important step in the holistic approach to financial freedom and being “in your power. Write your goals in the present tense, print them out, review them daily. We get what we focus on, so focus on what you want not what you dont want.
Find Support/Get Help/Hold yourself Accountable
Educate yourself. Read books on personal growth, financial planning, whatever areas you feel you need to explore. Register for classes and seminars. Hire a financial planner or a coach. Join or create a support group, such as those at WebMD or Smart Womens Coaching.
Your Perfect Life will not come about overnight. It is a process, one that comes about from understanding the power of our thoughts and focused action. Put these five “secrets into practice in your life, and you will achieve your Perfect Life!
Katana Abbott, CFP®, is a Life and Legacy Coach™, and founder of the Six Pillars of Awakened Prosperity System™, the proven step-by-step process that shows you exactly how to create wealth, make a difference and live the life you love. To get your F.R.E.E. Video Course and receive her weekly money, mindset and manifesting articles on attracting more wealth, joy and ease into your life, visit www.midlifemillionairesecrets.com