What if you decided that you weren't going to wait any longer? What if you decided that you weren't going to wait for the right conditions, and you weren't going to wait for someone to finally push you towards achieving your goals?
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The truth is, no matter how long you wait, there will always be reasons for you to not decide to make a difference.
The Time Will Never Be Right
No matter what you do, whatever your dream may be, it will never be the right time, much less the perfect time, for you to just decide to go after your dreams.
Don't make the mistake of believing you have to see the finish line before you take the first step on your journey. Most of the time successful people who live out their dreams have no idea what's coming next, but they decide to move anyway.
Nobody will tell you to take your foot off the brake. Nobody will tell you to go. Time isn't the problem. Not spending it wisely is the problem.
Stop Planning Everything
Think back over your life and take one awesome example of a great experience, a life changing event, or just something that was really fantastic which took your life to the next level.
Was that event planned?
Sure, it could be that you planned a vacation to Disney World and it changed your life. But if you really think about it, my guess would be that the events in your history that really changed your course and redirected your life, and made a difference in where you are today, are those things events that weren't planned.
Decide to Decide
What if you decided that today was the day that you're going to take your future, your destiny, and your life into your own hands?
What if today was the day that you decided to push away all the excuses, got rid of all the reasons for you not to succeed and not to win, and decided that today is going to be the day that you took the first step?
You don't need permission, so stop asking for it.
Not All Who Wander Are Lost
A few years ago, I read the book Start by Jon Acuff. There was a part that really struck me. Acuff wrote,
“One of the worst things you can do is to try to find your purpose in life. Nothing cripples you like trying to ‘find your purpose' or ‘figure out your dream' or ‘name your passion.'”
Don't wait until your future is a perfect picture before starting to paint. Don't wait until you can see the finish line before you take your first step.
Never Stop Never Stopping
Stop trying to find your purpose or find out what you were made to do, and do something. Experiment. Try new things. You might be surprised by what you like or what you're good at, but you won't know until you try something new.
When I look back over the last 15 or so years of my life, the things I regret the most are the things I never tried. I regret not taking risks, not being bold, and going on adventures when I had the chance. In another 15 years, I don't want to look back and feel the same way.
What If You Decided Today Was the Day You Started
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