Investing is something that we do every day, whether its investing in the food we eat, the clothes we wear, our education, health, and wellbeing, growing a business in relationships that we have with others. For entrepreneurs, their biggest investments come when invest in themselves and put their best efforts into their business.
With so many ways to spend time, it’s easy to lose sight of the importance of investing in yourself. When it comes to investing in yourself, this does not mean shopping sprees that make you feel good, its things that prove an actual return on the investment. Taking money that you are thinking about spending on something frivolous and investing it in something that will pay you back many times over such as advancing your skill set, knowledge, experience and overall value can be way more beneficial in the long run.
So why is it important to invest in yourself?
You might be wondering why this is important? Is it the same thing as when I invest in my business or my employees?
And the answer is: Yes, it is.
Whenever we fly on an airplane, the safety message always states to put your oxygen mask on before helping others that may be traveling with you. Here’s the thing if you don’t help yourself first: you will not be able to help others in your full capacity. This can set you up for harm to yourself and your business.
Helping yourself first is not an act of selfishness but instead a gift for giving.
When you invest in yourself, you do not have to sacrifice everything. In fact, having a mindset like that will hold you back from that which you desire which is success. Investing in yourself simply means letting go of things that no longer serve you so that you can open space for things that will help you grow. You must shift the way you’re thinking to believing and knowing that when you invest in yourself, you are investing in your business and your future.
When you invest in yourself, you say yes to yourself, and you allow the door to open for all that you desire to come into your life.
So how does someone invest in themselves?
First of all, the biggest investment you can make is in your health and wellbeing. If you are not feeling your best and suffer with less-than-optimal health and wellbeing, then you need to find someone that can help you get your health and wellbeing back in check.
You can’t be the best you can be if you are not healthy and well.
Find a fabulous health and wellbeing professional that can assist you with identifying what you need to do to get your health and wellbeing back on track so that you can live the life of your dreams. Dream living starts with optimal health and wellbeing.
Without health and wellbeing, it is impossible to live the life of your dreams.
As the saying goes, your business can only function as good as you are functioning and if you are not healthy or your headspace is not balanced and healthy, then you can’t operate at your full potential. If your mindset is not right, nothing else in your life will be right.
It’s okay to seek out and invest in a mindset transformation expert to assist you with getting your headspace and your mindset right. This will not only do wonders for you but also will be reflected in all aspects of your life especially your business and your relationships.
The next important investment you can make in yourself is to invest in a business or career coach, even if you already have a successful business or a Rockstar career.
This type of investment in yourself opens a wealth of unlimited possibilities. There is no better way to learn than to be taught by someone that has already walked the walk that you are embarking on or that has gone through the challenges that you are facing.
This investment in yourself can save and make you lots of money in return. There is no better way to learn and grow than from someone who’s already done what you are trying to do. A business or career coach can help you see what you can’t see, do what you don’t think is possible, and keep you focused and accountable so that you achieve your goals and aspirations.
A coach can help you push past limiting beliefs and keeping you going when you want to give up.
When you make the powerful decision to invest in yourself — to take control of not only your life but also your destiny – it is one of the greatest things that you can do for yourself, those you love and care about, your career, and your business.
Are you ready to invest in yourself?
I just might be able to help. ?
Here’s to your success.
Rochel Marie Lawson, RN, AHP,CMS
The Queen of Feeling Fabulous