Why did you stop planning your life at the age of 18?

When was the last time you visualized your life ahead?

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Remember how in high school you made plans for your future? You dreamed of getting into the university of your choice, calculating the “magic number” for the exams that would get you there, what your new independent life would be like, your first paycheck, your own house…and – more often than not – you accomplished those goals you dreamed about.

So, what changed? When did you stop planning your life and why?

There’s incredible power in planning for whatever it is you desire, and it is also one of the easiest things that you can do to bring your goals within reach. To set a goal is the easy part, but it is the tool that can give you a vision, a mission as well as the power to cope with the difficulties which you may come across to overcome them.

Everything that may seem like a distant dream at first becomes more tangible when you break it down into smaller steps.

Setting clear goals is an easy but crucial step in clarifying your vision; it is a powerful tool that will help you strengthen your purpose and drive your determination to overcome any difficulties which may arise along the way.

Think about what you really want, write it down, break it down into a step-by-step plan, visualize what you want, and make yourself unstoppable in the pursuit of your dreams.

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