Hey Gorgeous Soul!
As most of the world is still super excited about the new year ahead, I can’t help but to reach out to the babes out there who are feeling like they are a little bit behind in their lives.
The New Year is a time for new beginnings, new goals, excitement, hope, accomplishments, but if this is your 25th New Year of setting the same goals… 2017 may start off with a little more discouraging tone.
Does this resonate with you?
If so, keep reading because I have 5 tips for you that will help you see that you really aren’t behind in life and there is still so much going for you! The best is only YET to come.
I may only be 24 years old, and many women (including my 40 year old+ clients) look at me like I’m crazy for feeling behind in my life 75% of the time. I know… I still have SO much to look forward to, but as a type A personality, having above average time management skills, and being a classic overachiever, I can’t help but have this gnawing feeling…especially when I watch 18-21 year olds kill it in their online businesses and are already past the 6-figure mark.
It truly does not matter how old you are. I don’t care if you’re 18 and reading this or if you’re 86 and reading this. You have a LOT to look forward to in life and I am so excited to share with you my tips on how to feel less “behind” when that feeling strikes us at the most unexpected moments.
- Hit the unfollow button.
In a social media crazy world, we can’t help but to scroll through Instagram or our Facebook timelines, and come across friends, family, or even strangers who appear to be so much further ahead of us in life. Little do we know, they’re only posting highlight reels on their social media and keep everything else about their lives in the dark. The illusion that others have it better than us through the social media lens makes us very unhappy. It starts the comparison game immediately, and as we all know… comparison is the THIEF of all joy.
Open up your phones and hit the “unfollow” button on anyone that makes you feel unworthy. I don’t care if it’s your best friend, sister, or the supermodel you’re obsessed with following. If every time you scroll past their updates you feel unworthy and behind in your life, it’s time to take some sort of action. It’s one thing to follow someone on social media whose posts inspire you, motivate you, and make you feel really positive. I certainly follow plenty of those, but the day I purposely unfollowed certain social media accounts that made me feel less than, I became SO much happier. And I promise that you will too!
- Accept your divine timing.
This message has been coming to me from Spirit like a broken record, but I strongly believe the reason behind the frequency is because more women need to hear this. Everything happens in divine and perfect timing. Your life, up until now, has happened in its perfect timing. If any of the events of your life took any faster or any slower, you would NOT be the same person that you are today. You would not have the same family you have today, the same spouse you have today, or the same life you have today.
And even if your life isn’t exactly where you want it to be, the dreams that you have for yourself are taking the time they need to manifest to fulfill your divine timing. Appreciate who you are today wherever you are today and know that it is coming. If your dream fulfills itself at age 29 instead of 28, is it something that you’re going to look back upon in your old age and think to yourself, “DAMN, I really failed at that. It took a whole year longer!” PFFT. Who are we kidding here? 40 years from now, you’re not even going to notice the difference in the extra time it took!
- Look back at the last 5 years and marvel at how far you’ve come.
I bet that if you really thought about where you were just 5 years ago, you wouldn’t even recognize yourself. You have grown so much. You have made so many changes in your life. You chose a more positive mindset by following inspirational accounts on social media (obviously I know you follow me if you’re reading this!) You have overcome so many challenges that seemed to be impossible in the moment. You have evolved in so many ways. You have accomplished so much in your life in the last 5 years.
Reflect on how far you’ve come and really appreciate the moments. You have moved forward which means that you are going to continue to move forward. There is still so much ahead of you and 5 years from now you’ll look back at your life now and think to yourself “wow, I have come so far in the last 5 years!”
My favorite quote to keep me going during these rough times is “the best is yet to come.” And you wanna know the great news behind thinking you’re behind? If you’re behind everyone else, then you have even MORE to look forward to!
Your best laughs?
Your best moments?
Your best memories?
Your best accomplishments?
They are still only YET to come! How effing exciting is that?
- Quiet your mind & center yourself.
It’s so easy to get overstimulated in our digital world today. I’m the last person to complain about technology since it’s brought me SO much personal freedom through my business, but I CAN agree that sometimes the stimulation is too much. We have to unplug from time to time otherwise we hardly stay grounded.
Whenever I go into nature, meditate, or intentionally center myself in other ways, I immediately become happier. Doing this allows me to shift back into the present moment where I am reminded that life is beautiful and the only goal I should have on my daily list is to follow my joy. I know that if I follow my joy, it’s IMPOSSIBLE for me to be behind in my life. There is no finish line for following joy!
- Search On Google: “Successful people who found success later in life.”
You’ll come across hundreds of articles showing you examples of wildly successful people who found success much later in life. Last week I wrote about training your subconscious mind by surrounding yourself with PROOF that your goals/dreams are possible. This is another tip that will work wonderfully for you.
By proving your ego wrong and proving your soul right, you will break down all limitations on why success can’t be for you too, and that it truly doesn’t matter if you’re on step 1 or step 98. What matters is that you are on your way. You are doing your absolute best, and the Universe loves you with all of its Divine might.
You’re such a beautiful soul. Don’t ever forget that!
You are on your way.
It is all happening in your PERFECT timing.
You are not behind.
You are exactly where you need to be, babe.
I hope you have an AMAZING day! You deserve some self love this weekend. Reward yourself instead of beating yourself up for once. It will raise your vibration and show the Universe that you are ready for the next step. You are ALREADY a success. It’s time to celebrate!
To Your Massive Success,