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Who Else Wants MapQuest Directions To success?
By:Mark Duin

Do you want to be different, more appreciated, more valued? Would you like your life to be more exciting and fun? Would you like to enjoy more material and financial success? Do you ever wish you were in better shape? If so, here's how you can get from where you are now to where you really want to be...

All you need are some MapQuest like directions to success. Let's get started...

Okay, take a minute to think about where your life is today. What's missing? What's missing from your career, your relationships, your health and fitness, and your financial situation? Here, let's make it easier, just print out this article and fill in the blanks...

What's missing from your career? Why?

What's missing from your relationships? Why?

What's missing in your health and fitness? Why?

What's missing in your material and financial situation? Why?

Now that you know what's missing from your life and why it's missing, let's take a minute to imagine the life you really wish you had. Just take a minute to relax and start daydreaming.

Imagine what the ideal career for you would be like. What kind of things would you be doing? What are you good at? What do you enjoy? How fun would it be? Write it down.

Imagine the ideal relationship you could be in. What kind of person would you be with? What would you enjoy doing together? What do you have to offer this other person? Write it down.

Imagine your ideal state of health and fitness. What kind of a diet can you live with that would make you feel better? What kind of exercise routine could you learn to enjoy? How much better would you feel if you were leaner and more muscular? How much more enjoyable would your life be if you were healthier and more fit? Write it down.

Imagine the ideal financial state for you. What would you do with greater financial wealth? What would you do with your time? How would it feel to be debt-free? How would it feel to have greater resources to enjoy and to serve others with? Write it down.

Okay you're almost there. You know your starting point. That is you know what's missing from your life and why. You also know where you really want to be! Now, here's how to get your MapQuest like directions to take you from where you are to where you want to be...

1. From this day forward here's what you are going to do. Every night before you fall asleep and every morning before you rise, ask yourself over and over again, "how can I get from where I am now to where I want to be?" You'll be suprised what kind of solutions start poping into your mind.

2. Next, right down on a piece of paper the following words "career", "relationship", "health", "money". On a scale of 1 to 10, rank each one of these words in order of their importance to you right now. 1 being the least important and 10 being most important. Whichever one ranks highest, this will be your first area to focus on.

3. Write down the word that ranked highest for you, write it down at the top of a piece of paper. On the same piece of paper write down your current state in regards to this area of your life. Now, on a separate piece of paper right down your ideal state for this area of your life. Be sure to take time to really imagine being in that ideal state and experience what it would feel like. Write it all down. What you want and why you want it!

Now it's time to get your MapQuest like directions.

4. Take a look at everything you've written down and start making a list of everything you need to do to get from where you are now to where you truly want to be. Every super successful person knows this exact process. As a matter of fact only about 5%, that is the top 5% of all people take the time to examine themselves, to set goals, and to make a plan that will take them to where they want to be. Then they simply follow their own directions.

Unfortunately, most people will spend more time deciding what to eat from the menu at a drive-through then they will trying to attain what they want in life.

Fortunately for you, you want to be different. And now you know how!

Follow these simple steps to get anything you want and you'll have a virtual MapQuest set of directions that will help you succeed in any area of life you choose!

Here's to your success! Happy travels!

Mark Duin

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