To enjoy nightlife in college, one must have his/her finances in order. Naturally, this means working hard and making money in order to support that clubbing. Some youngsters are in dire need of motivation when it comes to keeping a steady job in college. The thing about hard work is: you must make it an active choice. This way, you do not need to take any extra efforts or learn new skills as all these things automatically fall in place. They ensure that you will remain in the grove to work and make money. Naturally, you must, on your part, ensure that these side jobs do not hamper your studies or college work.
Here are 4 things every 20-something old must have in order to earn money and stay financially motivated:
Dreams and visions
Jack Canfield of ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ fame suggests making a vision board to make financial dreams into a reality. College students can find and cut out pictures of things they want to attract in life: a Mercedes, a beautiful mansion, vacations in the tropics, a beautiful life partner and so on. He also recommends keeping this vision board near the bed where one can see it each night before sleeping. One can even write down the date on which the board has been created. This is a guaranteed way to help those dreams come into reality in a speedy manner. Many people who have kept vision boards like these in college are successful entrepreneurs today who are even hiring payroll services Australia for managing payroll of their employees.
For most college goers, student loans and debt can actually be a great motivation. Many students, for example, are actively blogging in hopes of making money on the side through PPC campaigns and Google Adsense. Naturally, students who wish to have an active nightlife and go clubbing every week can use that as a motivation to earn money steadily. Some students are naturally motivated enough to send money back home to support their siblings or parents who have had a job cut or are going through a divorce or illness etc. Still others wish to pay off their car loans. Naturally, one must not go rushing to get into debt and keep buying things just to get into one, just for the sake of motivation. There are many other ways one can spend money in positive manners including saving up for a future home, one’s wedding, future family and so on.
Friends and family
You might naturally hit a rough patch and feel extremely unmotivated to work. This is where a great circle of friends can help you stay motivated. If you are staying away from home, calling up your family from time to time can be a great motivation. If possible visit them on weekends or during the holidays as this is a great way of staying upbeat and positive. A great person has once said that to remain motivated, it is important to stay away from negative people- ones who pull you down and rub their negativity on to you. Such toxic relations can cause harm and make one feel listless and unmotivated.
Dropping the stress
Stress can be a great de-motivator. Find out ways and means to de-stress. Going to the club to experience the college nightlife is a good way; additionally, one can take up exercise, Yoga, meditation etc to remove stress that has built up over the years. Other simple and inexpensive ways to de-stress include jogging or running daily, keeping a journal, volunteering at charity organizations etc.
These are 4 ways to remain motivated to make money in your 20s.