Are you struggling with wanting more than what your job can give you? Or do you want to do something different, but it’s not possible with the way your finances look. So you figure you’ll stick it out until you can retire.
Don’t do that.
Seriously, don’t. If you are banking on your social security and your 401K to keep you in the life that you are yearning for, it’s a mistake. Yes, you may have enough in your finances. But it would help if you had more to keep going. It’s not just about the money.
Yeah, money is essential, and it’s so fun to have. Let’s be honest. Money does make the world go around, but what’s in your heart will make it even more fantastic. Why? Because we were all here to be something, do something.
You are correct. I’m talking about the Law of Attraction or The Secret. I was a nonbeliever, too, for so long. But I was sick of being unhappy. And to tell you the truth, it’s not the job. I believe that anyone can be happy in their position, and if you are wasting your time being unhappy about it or blaming your job, you are doing yourself a disservice.
Not everyone wants to start their own business, but there are reasons that it might be the best thing to think about when retirement is near.
Joy can come in different forms, and you’re probably thinking about how a business could bring joy? Why would I want to work that hard?
No doubt about it that it’ll be hard work. But the work you do on your agenda and not someone else’s dream can be the most rewarding thing you’ve ever done. If you’re feeling unsettled in your job, changing jobs may not be the answer. Whatever you are carrying with you in your current position, will follow you.
Work things out in your heart before you decide to leave your current job. If you already know that you’re in the wrong profession, then great. You already have it figured out.
When you start your own business, you’re doing what holds your passion. And if your not passionate about it but doing it to be free and prosperous, it’s a mistake. Pivot now!
I have a passion for helping women in their 50’s see that their life is starting, not ending. So many times I’ve heard I’m too old to change. Or I don’t have time for that. But if you’re doing something that lights you up and puts joy in your heart, why wouldn’t you want to do it?
Yes, there will be problems, and there will be hard days. There will be things that you’ll have to do differently. You might have to learn a few new things. But that’s what’s going to keep you from rusting out.
Making Extra Money
Money is needed to start a business. But if you work your fulltime job while you’re figuring out your business, you won’t go broke. You can take it slow while you figure things out. And when the money starts to come in, you’ll be able to pay down debt and put money aside.
If the business venture doesn’t work and you have to make some tweaks, you still have your job to pay your way.The important thing is to keep living every day. Click To Tweet
Giving You Something To Focus On
Let’s face it. After women hit their 50’s, they tend to think their life is over. But it’s far from it. You could live another 40 years. So don’t let life slip by fretting about getting older. A side hustle or job will give you something else to focus on. And it’s never too late, but if you stop reaching, then it’s too late.
The important thing is to keep living every day. There are seasons in our lives. My seasons were raising my children, taking care of my mother, and now it’s my season. My season to help the woman experience what is in their hearts.
Helps You Stay In The Know
We live in an age of technology that makes the world move fast. There have been so many changes since I was a child. And it isn’t going to slow down. I don’t want to be one of those people that let life pass by because I’m so afraid of technology. Everything is at our fingertips.
Learning is easier than it has ever been. Keeping up with technology is a must with a business. It also will keep your brain working. There is no time to let things happen anymore.
At this age, it’s a good time to keep your mind busy learning.
Technology Is Your Friend
In business, technology will be your friend. But even if you are afraid of it, other people can help you. Don’t use the excuse that you don’t understand technology, so you can’t start a side hustle of business.
As a specialist in blogging and myself, I can tell you that you can get other people to build a one-page website. They can also update and maintain it. If you need a newsletter to go out, hire someone to do it.
By outsourcing, you don’t need to know everything about your business. Some people specialize in different programs and know them inside and out. People who specialize in specific programs can help in the initial setup.
It doesn’t matter if you decide to start a business to give you something to do later in life or not. What is important is that you’re determined not to stop living because you feel like you are too old? No one is too old to stop living for a dream that has been in their hearts.
And if you don’t know what that dream is, or how to start, hire a life coach or a business coach. There are so many people that can help you find out how to be happy at this age.
Do you want to start a business? What is stopping you? Drop a comment below.