Beginning Your Journey

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Sometimes, the first step is the hardest one.

It’s so easy to procrastinate and keep putting things off, especially things you dream about for your life. But if you truly desire change, taking that first step is crucial.

It tells your brain that you ARE doing this. Whatever “this” is—changing your career, your health, your lifestyle. When you take that first tiny step, it’s no longer some distant, vague hope far away in the future. By taking steps to achieve it, you make your dream real—and harder to ignore.

Maybe that first step is buying a guidebook for a place you’ve always wanted to visit. Maybe it’s signing up for a class to explore a new field or hobby. Maybe it’s throwing out all the junk food in your cupboards to stop tempting yourself. Or maybe it’s just telling someone else about your plans to start your own business.

Your first step may be small, and it may require many, many more steps to follow in order to make your dream a reality, but it’s where we all begin and where change happens.

However long the journey, you can’t complete it until you start it.

So, what’s stopping you from taking your first step?

There will never be a “perfect” or “right” time to make a change. The best time is—you guessed it—right now.

What is one small step you can take today to move yourself towards your dream for your life? Tell me in the comment section below, I’d love to hear from you!

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