Creating lasting change takes commitment, something not found in great abundance in today’s society. Committing oneself to making an important change in our lives is crucial to succeeding. Dedication to the “means” and not the “ends” will carry us through inevitable setbacks and disappointments. If we only focus on a goal we may succumb to such obstacles. Like a mountain climber working toward the summit we must be committed to putting one foot in front of the other. So plan to push through setbacks, tell others about your journey as an affirmation of your intentions, celebrate daily achievements, and, above all, become the change you seek.
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Carrie Rattle is a Principal at BehavioralCents.com, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence.