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Crafting a Bright Future - A Simple Guide

November 13, 20232 min read

"The magic you're looking for is in the work you're avoiding" - Dipen Parmar.

Crafting Your Path to a Bright Future: A Simple Guide

Creating a bright future might seem like a daunting task, especially when the road ahead appears uncertain. However, let's tap into the power within you to shape the destiny you desire. It's time for a practical and empowering exercise to kickstart your journey toward the life you want.

Visualizing Your Future:

Begin by acknowledging the difficulty of envisioning your future. It's okay to feel overwhelmed or uncertain; these are natural emotions. But remember, you hold the pen to your life's narrative.

So please take a physical pen and paper and do this simple exercise:

1) Take a piece of paper and draw two columns.

2) Select a date in the future—be it a day, a week, a year, or more.

3) The first column is dedicated to the people, things, and experiences you want to see in your future.

4) In the second column, list things you'd like to eliminate from your life.

Taking Action:

Now, let's translate this vision into action! Consider the little steps you can take in the next 24 hours to increase the items in the first column while gradually diminishing the undesired elements from the second column. Small steps should be your goal—tiny, manageable actions that you can initiate right now. Avoid huge, all or nothing plans, which are typically not sustainable.

Remember, progress is progress, no matter how small. Believe in your strength, resilience, and determination to overcome obstacles and turn your dreams into reality. Trust the process and keep moving forward.

Support and Guidance:

If you find yourself facing challenges or needing guidance along the way, remember that you're not alone. Reach out for support from friends, mentors, or consider seeking professional assistance. Together, we can navigate the journey toward your brighter future.

Believe in the possibilities, trust the process, and take those small steps today. Your bright future is within reach, waiting for you to shape it.

Wishing you boundless success and fulfillment on your path to creating the future you desire. Feel free to share your progress or let me know how I can assist you on this exciting journey!

Betty McLean, BSN RN

RN since 2004 and Certified Life Coach

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