There is no right time for adopting a long-term mindset.
Many people believe the right time is when they’ve solved all their short-term troubles. But the moment you’ve solved anything there is always something else waiting on the other side.
We tend to think that if we have immediate financial concerns, we should tend to crises rather than thinking of a longer-term strategy.
But at the risk of sounding obvious, this is short-sighted.
The right time to adopt a long-term mindset was when you first started this journey.The right time to adopt a long-term mindset was when you first started this journey. Click To Tweet
The second-best time is now.
I know there are circumstances outside of your control. Things happen in life.
But there are things you can do today to prepare for a rainy day. You can set aside 10% of your income. You can store up some extra food. You can seek out services that might come in handy down the line. Just because they aren’t needed today doesn’t mean they won’t be needed down the line.Just because something isn't needed today doesn't mean it won't be needed down the line. Click To Tweet
Right habits don’t start tomorrow. They start today. So, even if you are in a crisis, make it your priority to adopt a long-term mindset. Speculate on what could happen and plan for it. Even if you don’t have all the steps figured out, you will be better prepared for the day something unexpected happens.Right habits don't start tomorrow. Click To Tweet