I was in my mastermind training the other day and the guest speaker said something that blew my mind. She said that if you're feeling stuck it's an issue with your beliefs or your behaviors. Meaning, you can have full faith in what you are doing and not take action. Or you can doubt your way forward. But either option will hold you back.
It's in that moment that it all clicked. The real work starts up here (you can't see, but I'm pointing to my head). You see, for so long I knew I wanted to be "successful." But I didn't identify what that was for a long time! Therefor I felt stagnant, stuck, restless.
The very first mindset exercise I did was recommended to me by a successful salon owner, (thanks Marv)! He had me envision my life 10 years from now. And write that vision down like it was reality. What car did I drive? Where did I live? Was I married? With kids? What job did I have? Then I did the same thing for 5 years out, 2 years out, 1 year out, 6 months out, and 1...
We've all been there. Finished that life changing self help book that leaves us feeling like we can concur the world. We dream up a new idea then spend the next few days scrolling Instagram for "inspiration." Well then what? Crickets.
That idea of yours? It's not going to come to fruition in the back pages of Big Magic or Girl Wash Your Face or You Are A Badass. It's not going to happen with Tony Robbins yelling in your earbuds or Brendon Burchard gesturing excitedly through YouTube. It's going to happen because you made it.
Do you want to know how to do that? Keep reading and then when you're done, set down your phone and get to work!
1. Say it out loud. Your goal has to be specific, laser focused. If it's to live a happy life, define what happy means! If it's to not worry about money, start with a number! Then tell someone who will hold you accountable.
2. Start big and work backwards. Is your goal to pay off debt? Great. Start with the total number then work backwards....