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Why Aiming for Six Figures is B.S.

The six figure income has become the universal life goal of the internet-y. We hear about it all the time on every success, business and money blog: “how I made 6 figures in 6 months”, “the secret to a six figure income”, “ six figures…..FILL IN THE BLANK”, blah blah blah.

As if everyone’s life goals, ambitions and dreams can fit neatly into a six figure box. I’m over here thinking “why limit yourself?”

The universe has unlimited abundance for all of us. All we have to do is ask (AKA dream) and then live with faith and passion until we receive. I want you to read one of the most profound and truthful poems about this exact topic I’ve ever read.

“I bargained with Life for a penny,
And Life would pay no more,
However I begged at evening
When I counted my scanty store;

For Life is just an employer,
He gives you what you ask,
But once you have set the wages,
Why, you must bear the task.

I worked for a menial’s hire,
Only to learn, dismayed,
That any wage I had asked of Life,
Life would have paid.”

— Jessie B. Rittenhouse

Have you ever heard of The Residence? It’s an apartment in the sky.  The cost is $40,000 round-trip.  Do the math.  Six figures will not get you many trips.

Life will give you what you ask for. Don’t sell yourself short. When we get overly specific about our goals, we’re limiting what is possible, what we can receive and how we can receive it.

Find your why and run with it.  The clouds will part in your favor.  

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