I’ve been disappointed the last few months. I’ve been trying to get pregnant since the middle of summer, but every month, I’ve had to deal with seeing the same disappointment: a negative test result.
I am not going to lie. I thought my dream of becoming a mother would be easier than this. My expectations of a perfect life led me to believe that the journey to parenthood would happen smoothly. I didn’t expect to be so disappointed on the path to find my perfect life.
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The first step I took to find my real-self was going on a mission to destroy the lies I tell myself to fit in. The way to wealth is simple: we must learn from our mistakes, put our revelations into practice, and destroy the poisonous lies we tell ourselves that lead us to become people we’re not.
I learned a lot about myself this last weekend as I took a trip to Denver, Colorado. My goal was to become more aware of my thoughts than I’ve ever been. This is the story of how I won against the lies I tell myself, and began to destroy them like the evil snakes that they are.
I traveled to Colorado to attend a family member’s birthday party. I’ll be honest, seeing my family has always been one of the hardest things for me to do. I don’t know why, but I always feel desperate to be accepted by them. They are some of the closest people in my life; who have watched me stumble through the years to find myself; but even in our closeness, I have an internal fear of not being understood by them. Continue reading “Confronting the Dangerous Lies I Tell Myself to Fit In”
Waiting until tomorrow to start finding yourself, is like setting today on fire and watching it burn into a pile of ashes in your hand. The person who procrastinates will not find wealth. Procrastination leads to a life that means little. To find wealth, see time as your most valuable possession.
Over the weekend, I, Amanda, text a friend to hang out. The phone conversation went something like this:
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Late last night, while watching the second presidential debate, I found a massive hole in my own intelligence.
I then learned that once you become aware of your own flaws, you can fix and overcome them.
I need to rewind to where this story first began…
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Stepping out with faith into the unknown, and going on an adventure outside of your comfort zone, is one of the most overlooked steps on the stairway to build wealth.
I am 35 years old, and my wife is 27. When we started dating, we had some bad debt: a school and car loan totaling in the low five-figure range. That was our first goal as a dating couple: working together to get debt-free. It took us about a year of sacrificing. We went at each day with the mentality that even a McDonald’s Egg-McMuffin was a big purchase, and eventually our last debt payment was made, and we were free from debt.
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