How to Get What You Want

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In life, we always hope and pray that everything will turn out just perfectly, and as we’d like. Unfortunately, things don’t always happen exactly how we’d hoped or expected them to. As we strive towards our goals and go after what we want in life, despite what we do, even if we organize and create a game plan of some sort, sometimes things don’t happen exactly the way we want.


As many of us know in life, opportunities happen for each and every one of us, and all of the time. However, if we don’t act on those opportunities quickly enough when we’re given the chance, sometimes we miss out, and at times, we miss out really big. We can’t always get everything that we want in life. Especially, when we’re not willing to go after what we want. However, we can definitely try to get what we want, and in doing so, we’ll have a greater chance at achieving what we’d like.


Getting Exactly What You Want


As far as getting exactly what we want, exactly when we want it, and precisely being able to control every minor detail of how we get what we want doesn’t always happen the way we might hope or plan. But, when you think about it, that’s okay. The reason that it’s okay is that things don’t happen exactly the way that we want them to happen all of the time. But that doesn’t mean that even better things won’t happen to us. Sometimes things that are even better happen in our lives when we put so much love, effort, and hard work into going after what we want.


We get rewarded in life in many different ways. But rewards come to those that go after their goals and work hard towards achieving them and maintaining them. If you don’t go after what you want in life, then you’re not striving towards your goals. You’re not even striving toward your dreams. Just as I’ve written before, you need to view your dreams as goals and work hard towards achieving them. You need to be determined, create a game plan, stay focused, and balanced as you head in the right direction towards achieving your goals. You need to be driven, motivated, and willing to put in the hard work and effort that it takes to get whatever you want in life.


Just because things don’t happen exactly as you might hope, and just because sometimes we need to pay the dues while we built our dreams and create better lives, it doesn’t mean that we won’t achieve what we want in life, because we will. But it might not be exact to the T. It might not be precisely how we envisioned things to be. It could be pretty close though. If anything, usually when we’re willing to put a lot of hard work, love, and effort towards reaching our goals, things might not only happen as we’d hope, but they might even happen even better than we’d hoped.


Stay Focused


It’s important to stay focused in life. As we maintain our drive and focus, we need to remember that despite the hardships that may come at times while we’re building our dreams and going after what we want in life, sometimes we might feel like a failure or perhaps as if things didn’t go as we’d planned or preferred them to. But that doesn’t mean that we’re a failure by any means. On the contrary, the outcome and the result of all of our hard work in life will eventually pay off and show great rewards all in time. Maybe not in the time that you’d hoped. But, in time, great results for your achievements will be obvious and apparent to you in the future.


If you want to create a certain type of lifestyle for yourself, don’t let small or even large stumbling blocks in the road keep you from achieving what you want. Don’t let people around you distract you or take you away from your path to success. But most of all, don’t be afraid to fall, mess up, or at worst, fail while striving towards success. We all fail at different times. But it’s important to remember that what you might be viewing as failing isn’t truly failing. You can’t fail at something that you don’t give up on. You’ll get there, and you’ll get what you want in life. Just don’t give up, and never stop striving towards your goals, and a better life.

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Anne Cohen

Founder, Owner, Writer, and Editor at ACW (Anne Cohen Writes)
Anne Cohen is a lifestyle and relationship blogger based in Los Angeles, CA. Her blogs are Anne Cohen and ACW (Anne Cohen Writes). She contributes to various publications including The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, and many more. She's passionate about love, writing, chess, and more than anything, her two kids.
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