The Danger of Getting Comfortable

One of the most dangerous places to be in your business and money story is to get too comfortable.

What do I mean by this?

If you  money story currently involves a pile of student loans that need paying off, living in a house share or not making to the end of each month – then your pain is so great that it works as a huge motivator to do something about. If you are sick and tired of being sick and tired (as Dave Ramsay would say) then big changes can be easy to see and to make happen.

Once you get to that comfy, easy place… you know the one where:

• You have an emergency savings fund in place

• You easily cover your bills each month

• You make enough to get by without the use of credit cards

But you still don’t have financial freedom. You are still paying off a mortgage or renting a place to live. You take 1 vacation a year. You travel in economy class. All because this is the “normal” way to do things.

– What if there was another way?

– What if you moved up a level?

– Broke through a new ceiling?

– Pushed yourself just a bit further?

 What would this look like for you? Try writing out a list of as many things as you can think of that you would do right now if you had a million dollars…

Asses that list and start to see that you don’t actually need as much as a million dollars to do some of the things on your list. Put a dollar amount next to each of the things you wrote down (some might even be zero!) and start to build goals from this list.

Now you can see in black and white exactly what your true desires are and what financial goals you need to reach in order to do those amazing things on the list.

Here’s to getting out of being too “comfortable” and pushing yourself to achieve even more in your life!

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