Today I woke up at 5 am and as soon as I got up I already put a motivational video to play. One of the things I realized during this journey of getting my financial freedom is that it is not about the money, it is about YOU. I know, I know, all the gurus already say that in their videos. What is new about that? Well, it isn’t new until you actually understand the meaning of this sentence.
The video I watched today was TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF, the Tony Robbins part. The year of 2017 was the beginning of this realization for me. I thought several times “I just need to learn the mechanics, I am already positive and driven enough.” Wrong!!! You can think you are but there is a looooooong way until you improve yourself and truly act like that. You have bad habits, fear, insecurities, doubts, laziness. And if you don’t exercise your mind every single day and train your behavior, any mechanics in this world will work.
Plus, is not only about the money, it is about satisfaction and purpose. My greatest drive at the point I initiate this was a tremendous dissatisfaction with my work environment which led me to doubt about my career too, not just my job. It took me time to understand that replacing this for making money online just for the sake of being rich was not fulfilling the biggest issue I had: what do I want to do? And this my friend, only yourself can answer. And it’s not easy and you will not find the answer in 3 days.
I also had a very bad habit, that my husband always tried to open my eyes, and I refused to listen. You can’t spend money you do not have! You need to plan first, you must save first, and then invest the rest. Again, it is about you, your habits and attitude! I learned the hardest way that I had to change my bad habit. After lying to my husband about the amount of money I was spending with that, creating unnecessary debt, putting our relationship in jeopardy, I had to change. And I think I am, evolving, getting more mature, returning to my attempt to find an alternative income wisely.
Look to yourself before trying something external to desperately doing something to change. To change your life you have to change yourself. What am I doing different now? Instead of being seduced by all these offers and coaches saying they can help me (and I know they can) and start spending money on them I am investing time on ME! Changing my mindset, training my brain to be truly positive by listening positive things EVERY DAY, day and night, reading. And, what I am doing now with my blog is costing me 17 dollars per year. And that’s how I am back! 😀