Being a millennial can be exciting and challenging at the same time. We are driven and motivated.
The prevalence of media outlets has created opportunities and avenues for us to go after our goals and passions and share our experiences with everyone.
We can thus feel as though we constantly need to be on the go. We want to fulfill all our dreams and we also want to live our best lives.
Going after our dreams and seeking to live a truly happy life can be an arduous task. It can leave us feeling overwhelmed, burned-out or drained. The key is constantly trying to have some form of balance.
You can and should go after your ambitions yet be receptive to enjoying the moment.
Here are some tips on how to go about that.
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Get a Planner or NotePad
There can be a million and one things that you want to do at almost any time. A great way to keep track of your goals and responsibilities is to have a planner or notepad.
You can even use your phone to jot things down if you prefer. Getting a planner or notepad keeps your organized. It helps you to remember what it is you aim to do.
It’s also a great way to help you be accountable because you are the individual who put down the list of goals and objectives to accomplish.
Do Some Form of Physical Activity
The misconception around physical activity is that it is only needed for those that want to lose weight and be fit. However, the benefits of physical activity expand further.
Physical activity helps to give you focus, clarity and most importantly, it gives you energy.
If you consider yourself to be a go-getter and very ambitious, you could easily get burned out from all the things you’re trying to achieve. That’s why having a form of exercise matters the most.
It serves as a platform to release stress and fatigue. It boosts your mood and productivity by fueling your energy.
Now you don’t have to take in an extreme sport. Research proves that simple activities such as just walking outside for thirty minutes are good exercise. You can find the best thing that works for you.
Maybe you like to dance, or swim or cycle? Taking up these activities will keep you energized and of course, healthy and fit. It’s a win-win.
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Make Time for Activities You Enjoy
I understand you want to be your own boss and get on the path to making that six-figure salary. It’s great to aim high but that doesn’t mean you have to neglect to have some fun in your life.
Making time for activities you enjoy doing serves as an outlet for you to breathe, enjoy and relax. This will help you to prevent a burnout because if you are working yourself hard 24/7, you become drained and exhausted.
You have to make time for the things you like doing. Make time for the movies. Make time to socialize. Make time for self-care activities such as a spa day or a manicure and pedicure.
These activities that might seem little compared to your big goals are truly essential because it fuels you to keep moving. Have you heard the saying ‘work hard and play hard.” You’re putting in all that good work so don’t deny yourself the fun and relaxation you deserve.
Have a Good Tribe Around You
No one makes it all on their own. We all have some form of help and support that makes it possible for us to get to where we want to go.
We have mentors who provide us with their valuable time and resources. We have our girlfriends who give us that emotional support and motivation to be our best selves. We have groups and organizations that give us the tools and community we need to better ourselves and take our hustle to great heights.
You need to have a good tribe around you in order to achieve your goals and also stay sane in the process. The tribe of people you surround yourself with matters because they can have a truly significant impact on your life.
If you don’t have a tribe, you have to consider ways to make this happen. Get involved in organizations and groups that cater to your interests, hobbies, and passions.
What helps you to keep going after your goals while living a life that truly feels good?
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