I have previously shared how people end up not getting what they want in life. Besides making sure not to be held back by those reasons, here are some tips on how you can get what you want:
- Declare that you will achieve it. It would be best if you conditioned yourself to be optimistic about reaching your small or big goals. Even when the goal is challenging, do whatever it takes to see it as achievable rather than impossible. When you declare you will achieve your goal, you seal your commitment to making it happen. If you are the first to say that your goal is impossible, then you are like telling yourself that it’s okay if you couldn’t make it possible because of its “impossibility.” So? When you want something, declare you will achieve it.
- Be prepared to have it. One of the reasons why a person does not get what they want is their inability to handle the thing/situation they’re targeting. Often, what they wish for would pass them by because they are not ready to have them or are not fit to handle them. Missed opportunities, they say. There are missed opportunities when people do not take action when they procrastinate. The most effective approach to achieving a goal is to equip yourself to get it and retain it when it’s in your hand.
- Work for it. For me, the saying “good things come to those who wait” should have the additional phrase “and work for it.” Because while we must understand the concept of waiting, we also must realize that we shouldn’t be idle while waiting for what we want. The saying “do your best, and God will do the rest” is accurate in this situation. Learn never to entrust everything about your future to luck because humans are created to choose how to live life.
- Help and seek help. Do you know why helping others would help you get what you want? For me, helping others with their challenges would also help you gain knowledge and skills to overcome them, which would equip you better to get what you want. In addition, you would feel the happiness and fulfillment of being able to help, fueling you to work smarter for your goals. Besides helping others, it is also essential to never shy away from asking for help from others. Being egotistical would not help you reach your goals at all.
These tips helped me get what I want – my goals. I am not guaranteeing 100% success if you follow these tips because there are elements out of your control that could hinder you. However, you should always give your 100%, and these could be the best ways of doing what it takes to get what you want. These could bring you closer to your goals than just waiting or fretting over whether you’d get the opportunity or not.
Do you agree with me on these tips?
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