Imagine a Different Life
How often have you heard family, friends or co-workers complain about where they are in life? I know that I can put myself in that category at times too.
Or how many times have we envied another person’s success? We wish that we could have what they have in their life. More often than not, the thing we envy is materialistic.
Perhaps, we have pondered a financially free life or a desire to travel around the world? We have a long list of what would make our life not only great but meaningful and with purpose. If only. . .
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What Stops Us
And yet, we allow the fear of the unknown to override our willingness to try. We sit and watch as others catapult themselves to a state of joy, happiness, and peace while we continue to want.
Either that, we point fingers at anyone and everything about why we are not where we want to be. Seriously!
Common excuses are: I don’t have enough time, I’m too busy, I don’t have enough money, yadda yadda yadda. . .
See where I am going?
7 Steps for Creating the Life YOU Want
But, what if I told you that life is meant to be lived?
In the midst of everything, we forget that life is full of choices.
We can CHOOSE what kind of life we want.
It is here for the taking and we really can be all that we have dreamed of. We must see our dreams and walk them out.
What is the worst thing that can happen? Our plan did not work out as we would have liked?
I came across Jack Canfield’s, the beloved originator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, an article called “7 Steps for Creating the Life YOU Want“. I decided that I would create a simple infographic, using Canva, on these 7 steps. (see below)
In this article, Jack shares 7 steps needed to create the life you want. He explains that you’d be hard pressed to find any high achiever who doesn’t live by the following 7 tips:
Read his full post here.
Go For It
Okay, what did we learn today?
No matter how long it’s been since you’ve dreamed it…
No matter how “unrealistic” it seems…
Your impossible dream may not be impossible anymore
I encourage you to continue to envision something better. Dream big! Think of something that you want bad enough to motivate you to start taking action today. I know there is something far better for you than what you have today.