Rather than leave things to chance or to what I felt like doing at the moment, I planned each day and week by listing specific things that I wanted to accomplish. I have become a silent partner in a business and have also invested in my own business.
I realize now that many of these fears were unwarranted. After devouring a wealth of information from famous self-help experts and some not so famous ones, I recognized a commonality between all of them as they pretty much were all advocating similar strategies.
And I have been saving a ton of money by eating out less. One thing that I do much more now as compared to before is challenging myself to do things that I consider difficult. I thought I would write about the changes I decided to make in case others could benefit from it.
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I do not just visualize it; I actually try to feel the feeling of actually accomplishing the outcome. I schedule visits regularly and my fear has been greatly reduced. I now am a lot more discriminate when it comes to buying stuff and I have learned to source out great bargains.
And when I do eat out, I try to order healthier items on the menu. I have agonized over what I should do or not do and whether I was making the right choices. I save a lot more than I did before.
I did not have to wake up in the morning and figure out what I needed to do because I had a routine that I adhered to. I knew I had to take action and take it fast because I had very little faith in myself; my confidence was low and my vision for my future was bleak.
We become paralyzed rather than liberated by the power of choice. I wrote these down so that there was no ambiguity. After a few months, I began to realize that when I started my run, I would feel terrible and then when I got to the end of my street I would start feeling better and the sick feeling in my stomach would disappear.
However, two things have happened: It took me 12 months to reach a point where I was ready to look at my future. It took a while for me to adjust my sleep habits and I now realize that it is possible to follow the adage early to bed, early to rise.
I now download great books on my Kindle app and read them before bed at night on my iPad or phone. I knew I was capable of so much more. I make a conscious effort to practice simple but positive affirmations throughout the day that emphasize self-love and worth.
If I can do it, I know you can, too. In the past, I managed to convince myself that I was a night owl and definitely not a morning person. I was equally hard on others whom I perceived had wronged me, as well as on myself for all my past mistakes.
I have learned that the small act of starting a task makes all the difference because it builds momentum and confidence and motivates me to continue. The answers or solutions we seek vary according to where we are at in our lives.
I read books on meditation, exercise, nutrition, etc. For example, rather than saying I would exercise often what does often mean? She said that I was lucky to have found a solution that worked well for me. I could not have even imagined the life I have right now, and I am still learning every day.
Whether it is going to visit my mother who lives overseas or going kayaking, I now spend my money on great experiences that teach me a lot and afford me a lot of fun. I conducted a lot of research online and read many books on happiness, health, success, productivity and overall wellness.
I can sincerely say that these changes have made me a happier, more successful and more equanimous person. I still drink wine in moderation but I do not indulge in vodka and binge drinking like I did before.
In fact, I fail often. I have decided to stay in closer contact with family and friends whom I care about deeply.27 books that can change your life forever. Awesome in the totality of its vision, it is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that we are capable of: ultimate destructiveness.
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It will change the way you. A few years ago, I decided to change my life for the better. I thought I would write about the changes I decided to make in case others could benefit from it.
There were numerous reasons why I wanted to make these life alterations, but the main ones were.Download