On a girlfriends' trip to Sedona, the convo of course drifted for a bit to our dreams for the future.
I was impressed with my friend when she said, "You know, I have always been drawn to the Southwest and thought for a long time I might want to retire here. Now, with some recent changes in my life, I'm thinking, why would I wait? I could start to look into ways to move here sooner!"
Bingo. Exactly. Right On. Damn Straight.
The key is small steps. As this video talks about, no one goes from A to Z in one step. NO ONE. What you want to do is avoid being the person that won't even take the tiny step to B because you can't see Z.
Here is the interesting thing - if you knew exactly how to jump into the life you want, you would have already done it, right?
So think of the exploration process as just that - exploring. Here is a link to a blog post with some great tips. You could compress this timeline into 6 months if you've been thinking about transitioning into the Boss of Me for awhile now.