Sometimes life goes sideways and diverges in directions you did not intend. When that happens, you may eventually feel that your life must be reclaimed. Maybe you even feel lost in the middle of your life, or that you are still owed the life you dreamed of and expected. However you feel, you can get the life you have always wanted, starting now, by following the advice below.
Find and Hire a Life Coach
First and foremost, hire a life coach. The life coach can help you identify stumbling blocks and choices that may not be the best for you now or in the future and help you recognize what steps you need to take to shake the dust off your shoes and go in the right direction. This includes making plans to change locations, careers, habits, lifestyles, and more.
Hire a Career Coach
Hiring a career coach is the next step. The career coach can provide more specific advice to just your career and changing it to go in the direction of your ambitious goals and dreams. This may include quitting the job you currently have, rewriting your resume, and exploring career options that will not only pay well but also provide you with cash while and until you find your dream job. If your career coach encourages you to relocate for your dream job, do it. You are stuck where you are because you did not move away from familiar territory. Move to unfamiliar territory to find what you have been missing and what you have always wanted.
Start Small, Build Slowly, Grow Strong
Pursuing your dreams and the life you wanted long ago starts with small changes. Simple changes you can do every day until they become habit is what you want. Building slowly on those new habits is key. You can grow stronger, more confident, and more successful with this approach and the help of your life coach and career coach.
It Will Take Time
It helps to understand that even with a life coach and a career coach, it is going to take a little time to reach your goals. That is not because you cannot grab everything you want right away, but because dream jobs do not become available every day, physical changes do not happen overnight, healthy lifestyles require time for habit-building, and even pursuing hobbies you love require self-discipline that sets time aside every day. You just have to keep at it and follow the advice of your coaches.