This is my mind set while working a day job. I constantly am visioning a way out of the rat race. I know I have super high expectations for myself. An entrepreneur mind is always going. Creating and connecting the pieces of the puzzle. The mind set protects the dream and vision from distractions. The mind set is strong and clearly focused. The mind set is me.
I am an entrepreneur! If that is your goal you can say it too.
What an amazing day it had been. I got picked to be an extra in a film coming out next year. This was my first time being in a movie and I loved it. It has caused me to rethink acting. I always loved acting in high school. And wanted to act in high school as well. I got selected to do two scenes yay!!!! I can't talk about the film or anything.
If you ever had dreams that you once wanted. Try to take a look at them and go for it. I was picked out of 20,000 people. That was pretty awesome! I can't wait to do more things that I love. I totally encourage you all to step out on faith. Faith it until you make it. And to top it off I got paid. I didn't know I was getting paid at first. When you love something you do it for free. My feet hurt so bad but I worked myself hard tonight. There shall be more to come excited!
So, I have an update for you guys. I have successfully paid off four out of eleven student loans that I acquired. I want to give you a few tips and tricks of how I'm tackling this debt.
Start paying of the smallest amount first (which will reduce your monthly payment)
Use the difference of your previous balance to pay of the next loan (for example if you paid off loan 1 and that knocked your monthly payment by $15. Use that $15 to pay off loan 2 and ect.)
Make your goals measureable yet challenging. Do something you know you can achieve.
Budget, budget, budget, and did I say BUDGET.....I think you get the point
Let go off some bill that you can live without. Example: Cable
Keep a copy of your loans. So you know exactly what you are dealing with. You'll have to face it sooner or later. I Simply highlight mines when I pay them off.
Say No...to going out to expensive place all the time. Or if you do purchase something cheap.
I will keep you guys updated. I plan to have my 5th loan paid off by July 2015. All the rest of my loans are more expensive and have a higher interest rate. So they are gonna take more time to pay off. Next, time I will try to upload a picture of my loans was having technical issues today. And remember a confident woman is financially fit!
It's amazing how when you meet someone they spark something into you. It only took ten minutes for that to happen to me. This lady here is a master mind and I love it. Her story and determination gave me some drive.
I met her at Les Brown's speaker training seminar. I had a blast there as well. I will blog about that later. I just wanted to let you know that people cross paths for a reason. And sometime all it takes is 10 mintues as it did with me. It was all in divide purpose! There was greatness in her and her husband as well. Good times with good people.
Some times we may think we have it all in order. However, our plans do not have to be perfect. Sometimes we don't even have to have a plan in place at all. Our journey sometimes may just take a big leap of faith.
This is something I struggle with often. I think it's more due to how society make us look crazy if we think outside the box. I tell people all the time I can't work a 9-5 forever. And they look at me like I'm about to jump off a bridge or something. They follow up with questions like how are you gonna do that.
There is one thing that I know. What is possible for one is possible for all. Success leaves clues and I will pick them up. My path is already set because I'm following the direction of God. My plan was already in place before I came to this earth. In the words of Ms. Lauren Hill. It could all be so simple but you rather make it hard! I need to lighten up a little bit and take it easy. The Lord is driving let me sit back and enjoy the ride to success.