We often grow up thinking that we don’t always get what we want in life. When really, that doesn’t always have to be the case. It tends to be something that parents say thoughtlessly to their kids. The motive is harmless, trying to teach children that they can’t always get everything that they ask for, but it can also be quite limiting. As much as the meaning was supposed to be no, you can’t have more sweets before dinner, it can actually make you feel like you can’t reach your dreams. That’s deep – but it’s true.
You’re a busy mom, you know how these comments get said, but at the same time, you’ve probably felt like you can’t always get what you want in life too – because of this saying! When really, you can reach your dreams and have anything and everything that you want in life. Let’s take a look at how you make that happen.
Adjust Your Mindset
First of all, you need to change your mindset. Having the mindset that you just can’t get what you want will always hold you back. Instead, you need to make sure that you’re focusing on what you want and telling yourself that it can be yours. Having a positive mindset can make such a difference here. Although it might not feel like it, you should find that focusing on the good things in life makes you feel like you can achieve anything and reach your goals.
Plan For It
Although some will say that you can’t play everything (and you can’t), it’s also a great idea for you to think about making a plan for what you want in life. Mood boarding or setting goals can help you here. Really start to think about what you want for your home or your career or your future and get specific.
It’s okay to research and look at career progression and promotional paths, the kitchen design you want and the modern LED ceiling lights that you love, and even schools for kids. The more specific the better. It’ll help you to visualize your dream life and make it happen.
But then finally, you have to make sure that you’re actually taking action. Just hoping that things will go your way won’t work out. You have to decide that it’s going to then actually take steps in that direction. Think about what you actually need to do to get what you want. Whether it’s saving, changing careers, changing your mindset, changing habits – you’ll find that this gets you what you want.
As you can see, getting what you want in life is so much easier than you think. It doesn’t have to be a greedy or selfish thing, just something that you do to make sure that you reach your dreams and goals. By following the steps above, you should be in a much better position to make this happen.