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How To Take Control Of Your Life
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How to Take Control Of Your Life

Recently I have been looking at methods on how to take control of your life to see if there is anything out there that may suit my predicament. The problem is the amount of information out there - what really works and what is just hot air. I have found the main point on how to take control of your life is the 'waiting game'. What do I mean by this? Well so many people are looking for a change you have to wonder why they are stuck in the same place.

People tend to wait around instead of taking action on how to take control of your life. They expect their life to change for the better naturally. It won't just happen - believe me! You won't just get up one day and have the life you always dreamed of. That's basically waiting to see what happens - how's that going to change anything? Taking the decision on how to take control of your life is a positive move and everyone deserves a positive outlook.

So what is it that holds us back - we want change but are unable to pursue change. Personally, I think this is down to fear. Most people have dreams and aspirations but are held back by fear of them failing. This is staying within your comfort zone and comfort will not bring change.

Everybody has dreams, that's what keeps us going from day to day. For example, your job - everybody has a dream job they think they would rather be doing than the job they have been stuck in the last few years. Out of these people who are looking for change how many of them do you think will pursue this 'dream job'? A lot of people will manage to talk themselves out of making this move by thinking 'I can't do that' or 'I'm not up to that'.

When your looking on how to take control of your life the first thing you should do is face your fear. Fear has been with us through most of our lives. When I was younger I remember waiting to go into my first G.C.S.E. exam - I was petrified. Once I had got in there and completed the first exam I immediately thought 'what was I so scared about, that wasn't that bad and it's over now'. You face the fear, get your head down and wade through things - be positive.

So if your looking for direction on how to take control of your life remember the first couple of steps - they are the most important. Only you can change your direction in life and make sure 'fear' does not get in the way of your plans.

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very nice article

  about 1 decade ago

Fear can be immobilizing, if you let it. The best way to change is to take action and in many ways facing your fears, as you say, is the first step.

  about 1 decade ago

'immobilizing' - I like that. Wish I had included inside the article body! Thanks for your input AJ

  about 1 decade ago
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