October, 31
by RT

How I made my life goals a reality

After having struggled with so many different jobs and after having given up on so many dreams and goals, I started reading up more and more about how to achieve one's goals in life and I am now on the path of achieving them. In fact, after having worked at several traditional jobs with a 9 to 5 doing things that I disliked, I now finally make an income working from home doing what I like. I'm not going to tell you that I reached my final destination just yet, nor am I going to tell you that I love absolutely everything that I do on a day to day basis, but I have the freedom that I have long sought after and I can now work harder to reach my final destination. Here are a few things that helped me along the way.

How I made my life goals a reality

Taking risks

In order to achieve your life goals and be able to do what you love, more often than not, you're going to have to take some risks. That can be quitting your job so that you can take a shot at what you really love doing or it can be diminishing your social life in order to focus more on your career, or it can even be moving to a different country in order to pursue that opportunity that you have been wanting to pursue.

Being patient

Patience is a virtue, it's true. You can't climb the success ladder except for one step at a time. As a teenager and during the few years of my work life, everybody kept telling me this same sentence, now that I am older and wiser and have fallen several times before getting back up, I finally get it. You need to put an action plan together, research the time that it takes to achieve it, and follow it with patience without losing momentum.

Being creative

Most of the time, in order to achieve your life goals, you just have to think outside the box. While I was working jobs that I truly despised, all I wanted to do was work from home. After having tried suggesting the idea to my boss and having been told that I had the choice to either work from the office or leave my job, I decided it was time to create my own career path. I signed up to an online freelancing website and started working with rates lower than you can imagine, but by the time I started making a decent income, I quit my job and made freelancing my full time job.

Hire a life coach

Life coaches are everywhere nowadays, and you can find so many different types of life coaches based on the area in your life that you are trying to improve. For instance, if the goals that you want to achieve so badly are career related, then it's best to hire a career coach, likewise if you have personal or relationship goals that you're having trouble achieving, you can hire a relationship coach and so on.

To put it in a nutshell, there are so many different things to take into consideration and there are various small steps that you can implement in order to achieve what you are after in life. The most important factor that will help you with all of your efforts though is determination.

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