Mandy, 26 years old , is a very successful lecturer in the English Department in a well known university. Everyday, she wakes up at the same time, goes to work from 8:00 am till 3:00 pm, takes a shower, makes dinner, watches TV and may engage in a social event once or twice a week. Mandy has always felt like there is something missing. She feels successful, however; she does not like to be defined by her career. She has always had a love for baking. She has always dreamed of being in a parallel universe where she owned her own patisserie. She wishes she can make that possible.
Here are some tips for Mandy which may help her make all her dreams come true without having them clash with one another;
1 - Time management. The core to any ambition that you want fulfilled is to be able to manage your time. You are awake at least 14 hours during your day. Use your time as a fuel, think about how you can embed some time within your day to fulfill that dream that you always wanted to have. Even if that time constitutes of two hours a day.
2 - Stay open to options, life is not black or white. In Mandy's case, she can certainly explore many options to make her dream come true. She can start up a small online business right from home! This way she can still attend her daily job as well as manage orders on the go. She can use her time after her lecturing hours to bake and do what she loves. She can also collaborate with a patisserie and bake certain specialty orders. She can do so much to fulfill her dream.
3 - Multitasking skills. Multitasking comes with time management. In order to be able to juggle with more than one aspect of your life you must be able to multitask so you can accomplishment as many tasks as you can. This comes with perseverance and determination as well as your love towards the ambitions you want to be accomplished.
4 - Managing more than one thing at a time could be stressful. Always give yourself some time to absorb it all. Give yourself a break, that is what weekends are for. You could also always have 30 minutes of stress free relaxation everyday during the week. To see relaxation techniques and "me time" ideas you can follow this link to one of our previous posts : http://www.lifestylenmorenow.com/inspiration/indulge-in-me-time
Life is filled with endless possibilities! Don't be the obstacle in the way of accomplishing your dreams.... You are the only one who is going to help you meet your ambitions! Expand your horizons and press the GO button!