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5 Tips To Getting Through 'The Struggle'

Can I be frank? Can I be brutally honest? I'm nearing 32 and I am in no way, shape, or form close to being in life where I want to be. In society there are so many things we are supposed to have checked off by the time we are 30, and those goals seem so far away. One thing for sure?

You are at the place in life where you are supposed to be, no matter what.

Meaning? I feel like I am where I am supposed to be in order to advance into the next chapter of my life. I didn't get to this place overnight, and I'm not over the hill yet. So, what do you do when you still have so much more to go before you reach your goals and dreams? You just keep pressing on.

5 Tips To Getting Through 'The Struggle'
  1. Ask yourself what you want out of life
  2. Write your goals down on paper
  3. Write them again somewhere else!
  4. Share them with no one!
  5. Envision life when you reach your success
I can't stress #4 enough! You already have enough going on in your life, you don't need a Debbie Downer mucking it up any further. Seriously, with age one of the things I have learned more times than once is: don't talk about it, be about it. I have always shared my goals out loud with friends or family, and I am yet to accomplish one. Seriously. Not joking.

This isn't a post to talk about or dwell on all the things I have not accomplished in my life, I want to celebrate my struggle. Who does that? I do. It's a humbling experience, 'the struggle'.  Your struggle and path in life is your unique trial and tribulation. You have to stop comparing yourself and your life goals to those of others. When I get to where I want to be, this struggle will make my dreams and goals that much more sweet. 


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