Emily Dickinson qoute

 

“But I don’t know what I want.”

This is one of the things I’ve been hearing a lot lately. So if you are ready for a big transformation but don’t know exactly what you want out of life, here are six ideas to help you kick start that change:

1.) Do a bit of soul searching and ask yourself what you truly want for yourself. Questions to ask: Look into your future:  Where and how do you want to live? How do you want to be making money? What are you known for? Who do you surround yourself with and what types of relationships do you have?

2.) Try new things. Take a class, go to that writer’s workshop you’ve been thinking about for a while, take a cooking class, or learn a new skill. You never know what you’ll discover about yourself or where it will lead you.

3.) Survey your friends and family. Ask those closest to you to share what they think your greatest strengths are. Often times we can’t see what others see. It might spark something new in you.

4.) Look for a new job. I know in today’s economy, jobs are a precious commodity. However, a job that is unbearably miserable has negative ramifications across your life. So make a commitment to yourself to network and apply for new jobs that won’t suck your soul.

5.) Get a new hobby or turn your hobby into something more.  Have a hobby that lights you up? Start selling to your friends, create a simple website, and let the world know you are open for business.

6.) Plan a mini-adventure. Sometimes we just need to escape and give ourselves a break from reality. Plan a weekend getaway, a hike, or be a tourist in your own town. Often, it is these times, when my mind is clears, that I find the answers I’ve been looking for.

If you have an idea and need a little bit of clarity/help brainstorming, sign up for my 20 minute Getaway. You’ll leave with clarity, motivation, and at least one thing you need to do in order to move forward.

P.S. – Craving more adventure? Ready to take those ideas and dreams and turn them into plans? Sign up for Zero to Adventurista, a 5-week Virtual Group Adventure for women who are ready to stop sitting on the sidelines and start living life to the fullest. Starts April 29th! Go here to learn more and sign up.

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