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Probably, most of you will think: “Why look for motivating sources, if for this purpose it is enough to go to social media? After all, there are smartly dressed and well-groomed people, expensive cars, houses, and yachts. Why not motivation?
But the danger of this approach is that such “expensive” pictures motivate not to achieve financial success but to consume. So, if your financial situation doesn’t suit you, let’s determine how to properly find financial motivation.
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Set yourself an inspiring financial goal
You need to start with a goal – inspiring, giving a charge. It will work if it exceeds the current capabilities by several times.
For example, the goal is to launch luxury car rentals. The direction of car rental is very popular today – rental offices are open almost everywhere. And who would not want to deal with luxury cars like Lamborghini, Porsche, Mercedes…
Achieving such a goal requires an investment of money and time, but the result will bring financial freedom. And if you are truly “charged” with future changes, you will begin to see new opportunities.
Read memoirs of successful people
Their biography will provide an opportunity to understand how their path to success began and how they managed to reach the top. How from what little they had, they were able to do something much bigger. What they sacrificed to achieve their goals and what principles they adhered to.
Tip: You can start with Benjamin Franklin’s “Time is Money!”. To understand how it will be useful, start reading from the end.
Find people to inspire you
Attend various events, conferences, clubs, and organizations where you can meet interesting people who have achieved success. Try to make friends with them. And then learn from them, listen to their advice, and be inspired.
Limit the information field
Don’t focus on social media posts and TV shows with expensive houses and cars you can’t afford. Don’t look for motivation in beautiful pictures. After all, the information we absorb affects our aspirations.
Don’t waste your time and energy evaluating someone else’s wallet. These are desires aimed at spending money, and not at their increase. Better strive for financial freedom.
Imagine how your life will change due to the improvement of your financial situation. How easy it will be after getting rid of debt, or how wonderful it will be to finally leave a hated job and do something that brings pleasure. Let this picture remain in your memory. And from time to time mentally return to it.
Volunteer for a while
Charitable work leads to the understanding that there are many people who have to constantly struggle with the hardships of life. But they don’t give up and try to overcome them. This is very inspiring.
Avoid activities such as aimlessly window shopping at malls or browsing online if you’re not going to buy something right now. This is a waste of time and a redirection of your energy and motivation in the wrong direction.
Instead, find a hobby that doesn’t require you to spend money and fill your free time with it.
Avoid expensive entertainment
Expensive doesn’t mean better, tastier, more meaningful, etc. This applies to expensive restaurants, resorts, and other expensive entertainment. A high price is not the criterion that you should be guided by when choosing.
The point is not to look for prestigious things, but for really valuable and important things. You should not strive for paradise beaches, but it is better to go to the mountains or hike in the protected places of your country.
In most cases, true joy is delivered not by expensive things, but by emotions: gatherings with friends around a fire on the lake, conquering a mountain peak, admiring the nature of one’s native places.
Reward yourself for financial success
Did you manage to get a promotion, find additional income, or make a good investment? Make this event a holiday, treat yourself. Let this positive reinforcement inspire you to new achievements.
In general, you don’t have to attend expensive seminars to achieve financial success. It is enough to surround yourself with the necessary information, competently manage personal finances and listen to your heart.
What gives you financial motivation?
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.