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An Important Fact of Saving Money Often Overlooked

Have you struggled to save money? How about regularly exercising or eating healthy?

When it comes to accomplishing your goals, there’s a fact that’s often overlooked.

That fact I’m talking about is immensely important. Don’t make the mistake of overlooking it.

Here it is,

It’s okay for hard things to be hard.

Change isn’t easy. Accomplishing big goals isn’t easy. If you’ve spent years living paycheck to paycheck, don’t expect that you’re going to be able to completely change your life overnight.

Hard things are hard.

The personal finance industry does a bad job of highlighting the reality of money. It’s not easy. Too many articles and books talk about saving money and keeping a budget as if it’s simple.

Don’t get discouraged when you struggle to accomplish something that’s hard. You’re going to have ups and downs. You’re going to have good weeks and tough weeks.

It’s okay to get frustrated. The internet is filled with Facebook and Instagram posts of success. Remember that people often hide their struggles. They post their success.

Hard things are hard, but you can overcome them.

You can achieve incredible things. I’ve seen it happen first hand with countless Tip Yourself members. They’ve completely changed their lives and taken control of their money.

You can do it too! You can be a success story.

Believe in yourself. Give yourself permission to struggle. Give yourself permission to have setbacks, but don’t lose sight of your goal. Don’t forget that you can do it.

The secret is to stay focused on the long-term and keep moving forward. Put one foot in front of the other and make the life you want to live.

When you struggle, it’s not because you’re not capable. It’s because hard things are hard. Achieving big goals will never come easy.

It’s okay for hard things to be hard.

When you have a setback or a tough week, pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start again. That’s the secret to staying on track and achieving your goals.

You can do it! Make this week a good week.

Tip Yourself! You earned it!

A lifelong student of habits and behavior change. Mike is the CEO and co-founder of Tip Yourself, a mobile app and community focused on saving money through positivity and small shifts in habit.

One thought on “An Important Fact of Saving Money Often Overlooked

  1. Love that! It’s very true people only mention their successes and not often share the journey or the struggles.

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