Our future depends on the things we do to our present. This means that we have to shape our present now so that we will not have a regrettable Future but will experience that desired future we dream about.
The best thing you can do for yourself is to start building that future right now. Never wait for the right time because it is now.
With patience, planning and execution, you’ll get there.
These five things are some of the things you should do in other to avoid a regrettable Future.
Do something today that your future self will thank you for. – Sean Patrick Flanery
1. Invest In Yourself!
Invest in yourself. The best gift you can give yourself is the quality of the investment you make in yourself. Most times, We spend time investing in relationships, and on others, which is also good. However, don’t forget that investing time and money in yourself will have the biggest reward in your life. Get the degrees and qualifications you desire. If You need to learn any new skill, go ahead. Keep building on yourself and the future you will be grateful you did.
2. Don’t Stop Learning!
Learning never stops. Even when you have become expertise and authority in a particular field, you keep learning. Read books, listen to interesting Audios. Watch videos on various skills. Make google your best pal.
3. Be Who you want to be
Never allow others and situations around you to define you. Your future self would be delighted to see you do things you’ve always wanted to do or be.
Be Courageous enough to take up new challenges.
4. Stop dwelling on the Past.
Do your future self the favour of not dwelling on your past. Let go of everything in the past that could cause you retrogression. You couldn’t get a particular contract that you wanted so much and it hurts right now, Let it go. You got into a relationship that ended abruptly, let it go. You failed an exam and as a result, you had an extra year. Just let it go! You lost a loved one and you are still brooding over it. It could be painful You can’t cry over spilt milk. Be a visionary, and believe that the best is yet to come.
5. Embrace the habit of effort
So many persons like instant gratifications. They want to enjoy it now. Every effort they put in is to get the benefits quickly. Put in an effort that you will not only enjoy now but also in the future. You can put effort into education, financial investment, skill acquisition etc.