I’ve started Step 4 of the 90-day action plan. This is the Persevere step.
For going on four months I was forced indoors because of the COVID-19 outbreak in New York City.
New York State went from having the highest number of cases to having the lowest infection rate as of today.
My goal had been to use my paycheck to buy food. Which I was able to do for the duration of Step 3 Perspire.
Living indoors I wasn’t tempted to buy things impulsively that I didn’t need.
Today and in the coming four weeks this is when I’m supposed to use tactics to persevere in maintaining this goal.
After I publish Working Assets my goal is to publish a personal finance book for peers.
To feel like you have control over the direction of your life is imperative. To have control over what you choose to spend money on is the first step in gaining economic freedom.
A shift in behavior can create a corresponding mental shift. And two goals can co-exist at once. Like my goal of cooking my own dinners 5x per week and creating on Sunday a routine for the coming week.
By relaying in this blog my progress with my own goals I strive to empower readers to tackle their own objectives.
To create lasting change you and I need to be able to maintain the new behavior for the long-term.
I will talk in the next blog entry about the number-one benefit of establishing a routine in a time like this pandemic and beyond.