Keep Sight of Your Goals in Life: My Motivation to Work Hard & Stop Renting by Egan Patricia

Opinion Motherhood
6 years ago

Keep Sight of Your Goals in Life: My Motivation to Work Hard & Stop Renting

I just came to the realization that living in a complex surrounded by other people, there are bound to be "rules" you don't want to follow – like leaving your children's bikes or a stroller next to your steps neatly out front. Now, I will admit I was rather upset by the notice I got to bring the bikes indoors. I felt like I was being singled out.

After venting (mostly to myself), I took a deep breath and told myself that I do not own where I live, so I must accept the rules as they are there for a reason, even if I do not agree with what that reason is. But this notice has motivated me to work harder so down the road we can buy our own property.

I just need to remind myself of this once in a while, so I do not lose sight on what my goals are. There are reasons for everything; you just need to take the time to step back, take a deep breath and remember.

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Elisa Schmitz
So true! Goals are key to getting where you want to be in life. I have used a vision board before - actually pinning up photos of what I am trying to achieve. I hope you get to buy your own property soon, Egan Patricia ! Thank you for sharing this, and welcome to our 30Seconds tribe!
Kristan Wager
This is great! In fact, our next Moms Connecting is all about vision boards and dreaming! Welcome to the Tribe Egan Patricia
Mike Prochaska
I Agee happens to me every summer

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