For years I have been obsessed with 3 things: Travel, health, and investing.
Basically, I think we all need to make money to have the experiences we want in life, and the experiences I wanted seem to mostly revolve around travel. Other people want money for other things — like buying a house or buying their next car — and there is nothing wrong with that. It is just I wanted to spend my money on traveling the world.
When I started thinking about starting my coaching business and writing this blog, I figured I wanted to do something that I am actually passionate about. I previously had worked at different companies and learned that only intrinsic motivation lasts.
The point of me starting the coaching practice is that I wanted to empower people — specifically immigrants and first-generation professionals — and build time, location, and financial freedom. I wanted to be able to travel and work from anywhere. Live anywhere. I thought about starting that business for 2 years while I worked at WeWork. I had an incredible experience there but I always felt I could do something more. I would start on it at night after work, but I always got distracted with my job and other things. Eventually, I jumped in, quit my job, and did it. Starting that business was the best thing I ever did because of all the lessons I learned.
Thinking about something and making it happen
The idea of us becoming what we think about is a profound one. In late 2019, I went to Rio de Janeiro and while I was there I thought about how incredible it would be to live there, and just earn income by doing something online. I knew I had always wanted to serve people and help them live a more fulfilling life.
I kept ideating on how I would structure my business, how I would attract clients, and how I would eventually scale it to afford me the life I want to experience. Through continuous thinking and innovation, I simply started it. I started with simple action followed by more simple action. Consistency has been the key.
What you think about is what happens. If you keep thinking that you will move somewhere or travel somewhere, you will eventually buy a ticket and go. If you are interested in something and you fully immerse yourself in that then one day that will be you in the flesh.
Thoughts control our actions and our actions are what control how much money we make, or how to fit we are. It all starts in the mind.
If you want to be fit, you have to start to think about going for a run in the morning. Then the actions follow, start laying out your clothes for tomorrow, then set your alarm. The next step is to wake up, put your clothes on, and walk out the door. Just start walking until you run. Next thing you know, you are halfway done your run and you don’t even know what is going on yet cause you are half asleep. It’s awesome. But it all starts in the mind. The body pushes itself harder than you think, it's the mind you have to convince.
The same goes for making money online. If you want the freedom to earn cash online, then you will see that if you immerse yourself in the subject that eventually you will know what steps to take and you will start taking the steps you need to make money. Start by reading and educating yourself. Think about it all the time. Think, listen, read until you make a plan, and then most importantly TAKE ACTION! It is the action that will get you anywhere. But it is only by thinking about what you will do first that it will work.
Think! Take Action!
Then become who you want to be.
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