Are you the type of person to say I can’t afford it or are you the type to figure out how to get it?
These are the words I said to myself as I begin to look at the number $1340. That’s the subtotal amount for the numerous hoodies I want from a clothing site. As I recognized I didn’t have it, my mind began to turn on how to get it. I have too many wants to not be hustling smarter and harder. I’ll be honest though, I’m not sure exactly what my hustle should be at this point. The obvious choice is monetizing this site and my 2 podcast, but that has also become quite a challenge. Both of them could earn me way more than $1340 a month, but getting there is literally half the battle. If I can make $1 dollar off my platforms, $100 or $1,000 plus will be easy. That first dollar though. It’s been hard to come by.
So I’m on a quest to truly hustle up. I’m going to get those nice and expensive things I want as well as my desired necessities. It’s time to add real hustle to the work and reap the benefits in all ways possible.
My birthday and birthday weekend have a definite routine. That routine involves a trip to the outlet mall and me picking up 2 pair of Levi’s. This year is the first time in a long time where that doesn’t seem to be the greatest idea short or long term. In fact for the last week I have been milling over in my mind, what will I get myself for my birthday?
Today, I woke up with my final answer and decision on what to gift myself for my birthday. That gift will be, upgrading this wordpress account and officially get my .com and monetize this site! The self investment is much more valuable to me right now. I really want to make writing a job and well, who’s going to take that seriously if I don’t even take the steps to attempt to monetize the place where I write the most?
One of the upgrades cost what 2 pairs of jeans cost at the outlet. What’s the point of buying new jeans when you really got nowhere to go? What’s the point on wearing new jeans if you’re not going to places you want to be?
My goal to monetize my blog can lead me to buying 10 pairs of jeans. I like that possibility better. I don’t need new jeans. I need to turn my goals into reality.
So Happy Birthday to me! I doubt I even wait for my actual birthday to make this happen. Know what you want and go after it immediately! Let’s live a dream!