Are the job, your age and/or your bank account stopping you from living your dream? Often what we see as reasons for why we can’t live the life we want are nothing but fears thinly veiled as obstacles. If you have something you want to do or become in your life, start believing that you CAN do it. Tell yourself that you are in the process of attracting all that you need to do, know or have to realize your ideal future. Accept that you already possess all the resources to make your dream come true.
If you want to change your life, change your thoughts. Then change how you talk to yourself. Instead of continually telling yourself, “I can’t afford this”, start asking yourself, “How can I afford this?”
If being able to offer skilled hand or foot reflexology sessions fits into your picture of a successful, empowered life, here is a strategy to fund that dream:
~ Start now. Dream, scheme, envision, plan, act, receive. Set up an Education savings account specifically for the 2013 Therapeutic Hand & Foot Reflexology Professional Certification.
~ Lighten up! Sell what you no longer use/need/want. Deposit all of it directly into your Education savings account.
~ Pre-sell reflexology gift certificates to family, friends and existing clients. Bundle six together for a reduced price, or sell individually. Infuse them with your passion for reflexology – ask them to support your efforts so that you can then support their efforts to get healthier. Do the math. Full tuition (and very few pay full tuition) equals less than 40 sessions at $65. That’s six bundles of six plus a few singles. You must know six people who love bodywork!
~ Create a page on kickstarter.com or indiegogo.com and ask friends and family to donate to your education. This has proven VERY successful!! (Inviting clients to participate is not recommended; it qualifies as an ethical breach of conduct.)
~ If you will be traveling to Florida from out-of-state to attend, ask friends and family to gift unused/expiring air miles to you.
~ Cut out as many daily “spending suckers” in your life as you feel comfortable dropping. For example, instead of a daily jaunt to your fave java joint, fill your own travel mug with organic, fair trade coffee or tea that you make at home. Instead of eating in a restaurant, take a healthy, delicious lunch with you when you head out into the world for the day. Then, pay your Education fund the money you save daily and weekly.
~ Offer only bills when you pay for something in cash – no coin. Throw the change into a jar at the end of every day. Deposit every month. This does ad up. (This is how I pay for my pedicures!)
~ Call me to discuss the various payment plans the Academy offers. Many people have helped me on my path; I would be honored to pay it forward.
The 2013 Therapeutic Hand & Foot Reflexology Professional Certification begins March 21.