In order to get the future you deserve, you must believe it into reality.
It’s not something tangible. It’s a state of being. When you reach it, you will feel the glow down to your very bones – but you’ll also realize that’s not so much an end game as a way of living your life from that day forward. Everything finally clicks for you, mentally, emotionally, spiritually. This click, this realization, this opening of your eyes to what truly matters – that is the future you’re searching for now, whether you know it or not.
You deserve to stand up tall and strong with a unshakable sense of your worth. You will get there if you learn to focus on what really matters – not looking forward, not reminiscing, but staying entirely in the present moment. Work on yourself in the here and now so that you end up with that beautiful future on your horizon.
You deserve to realize every one of your dreams. They might shift and evolve as you travel through life, but as you grow you learn that reality is never what you expect. Part of your perfect future is the ability to roll with whatever comes your way, handling it with grace and wisdom. Nothing can stop you. Nothing can tear you down. You are the master of your own heart, your own soul, and your own choices.
You deserve to receive just as much love as you’ve always given, and you will. When you learn to hold space for yourself and truly love yourself for all that you are, that love will multiply. Your ability to care for others without condition will expand with your ability to care for your own spirit. In the future, you’ll recognize that your failures and losses are nothing to hide – they built you into the independent and special person that you are. Your heartbreaks taught you how to set boundaries, understand your true priorities when it comes to love, and never settle for someone who does not see your worth. There was a purpose, a meaning to all of the madness.
The truth is that you are in charge of building the future you deserve. You can begin today, right in this moment. You have the capability to bring all of your hopes and dreams into fruition, if you only believe in yourself. And you, beautiful soul, deserve to know that you can achieve anything if you harness your own strength and determination.
The future you deserve is whatever you want it to be.
(Originally published on ThoughtCatalog.com)