Right now my husband and I are packing to head to a destination we have both wanted to see since we’ve been married (7 months!) We set this goal on our honeymoon to try to go to this spot within our first year of marriage but with being newlyweds and starting a business it honestly SEEMED out of reach for us!
We talked about it a few times but thought maybe next year would be better timing. Finally we set a tentative date of going which would be on or right after my husbands 28th birthday. I really believe setting the date was exactly what we needed to get the trip in motion!
We researched resorts months in advance, checked the weather of our destination regularly, read tons of reviews on trip advisor, scrolled through visitors pictures and all of this “research” kept us in the mentality that we were going to experience this and book it. We still didn’t book it for various reasons but regardless looking at pictures and hearing stories about the area kept us in the state of “feeling” the trip was real and was going to happen. That truly is the key isn’t it? Even if you don’t manifest “quickly” it feel SO good to surround yourself as much as possible with your desire!
Well the months came and went and there was no trip booked, then last week we decided it’s not too late, everything suddenly lined up and we booked it literally at the last possible moment. We leave in a few short days to go to……..
I will have some posts of our trip up in a few weeks but I really wanted to share how LOA played a major roll in this opportunity. It was about deciding, making it absolute clear in our minds (by setting the date and researching details we didn’t previously know) and finally taking inspired action when the opportunity presented itself!
In our case the opportunity presented itself very close to our goal date so we could have found reasons not to take action such as “Well it’s really late to plan a trip like this last minute let’s just wait until next year so we can have it booked months in advance” Those types of limiting thoughts are what keep our LIVES limited! If we wait for the perfect timing to take a swing…think of how many potential hits we could miss!
Also, If you can set your goal with someone else if it involves them they do that, my husband was finding details about the trip that I missed and vice versa, together we were able to talk about “when we get there”