Before you think you’re reading yet another self help article, think again. The fact of the matter is that many of us need help, but yet we don’t make a decision to actively change what is ailing us. Well, you can change that today and start with your attitude because honestly that’s where it all starts. If you’re reading a ton of self help books and articles and are unwilling to change, it’s about time you did something about it. Wise decisions are within your reach; you just need to make up your mind to change your mind and live a happy life.
Sell Things You Don’t Need
If you tend to be a hoarder and can’t get rid of things you think you need, change your perception. You don’t “need” what you’re keeping too much of. Instead give it away or get some money for it! If your clunker, aka car has been hanging out at your house for years and it’s not getting any use, donate your car to charity or get cash for your car. If you have more than one car and don’t plan on using multiple vehicles, it’s really a no brainer.
Set a Goal
It sounds simple, doesn’t it? Setting a goal is something that’s easy to do, yet many of us don’t do it. The reasons why may resonate with you or shock you: We’re either afraid to fail or don’t make the time to set necessary and simple goals. Goals are what make us better and improve ourselves, and it’s about time we took the steps to enhance our life and it all starts with a goal. Don’t beat yourself up if you don’t fulfill it; at least you took the time to make one! That’ll give you the confidence to set news ones you can meet.
Try Something New
In order to learn about your passions you first have to try a variety of hobbies and activities. If you’re thinking you already know who you are and what you love, you might be wrong. Why? There are always new experiences to go through and new hobbies to explore. Trying new things also strengthens you as a person and makes you feel well rounded. If you’re a die hard runner then perhaps CrossFit is your next best thing. It’ll certainly help with your endurance! You’ll never know until you try.
Just like you should take the time to set goals, it’s the same way with procrastination. If you tend to procrastinate but still get tasks accomplished that’s good that you’re at least getting the task done, but waiting until the last second to accomplish something isn’t the brightest idea. Plan ahead and make a short list to ensure you get done what needs to be completed. Check off a step in the process daily and as you get closer to your due date you’ll be surprised that your project is now complete!
Hi! I’m Crystal Martin, a stay at home mom of 4, living in KY with my high school sweetheart husband of 20+ years. My husband and I are co-bloggers at Cinnamon Hollow where we write about homesteading, travel, beauty, our lives with our kids and pets, fun and free printables as well as the products and services that make our lives just a little bit easier – and a lot more fun!
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