Norah Mahony

Choosing You: Why Investing in Yourself is Essential for Success

“The best investment you will ever make will be on yourself” (Warren Buffet).

The more that you learn, the more capacity you have to earn. So why do people struggle in investing in themselves so much?

Investing in yourself is one of the most important things to do when working towards your goals. It can be hard to take the time and effort to focus on your personal growth and development every day, I get it – and there is always an excuse not to do it if you want the easy way out, but it is essential for achieving success and fulfilment in your life.

Working on your personal growth and development is essential for your wellbeing and success. It’s important to prioritise your healing and empowerment, especially if you struggle with low confidence, anxiety, or feeling stuck.

Let’s use a metaphor for a moment.. When something breaks down in your home, you get it fixed, right? Broken boiler? You won’t have water for very long if you don’t make a call to arrange getting it fixed. So you make the call, because it is not doing what it is intended for and you want a boiler that works to its full potential, so the whole family can enjoy hot water for many months to come.

Yet when things are not working optimally in your life and you are not getting the results you desire, you don’t see the value in getting help. Because the pain isn’t great enough, because you don’t think you are worth it or you don’t have time or it isn’t the right time, or 100 other excuses you can think of.

But investing in yourself not only improves your personal and professional development but also your overall wellbeing. The best investment you can ever make is in your own skills, knowledge, and personal growth.

Here’s 5 reasons why:

  • First, investing in yourself helps you to develop new skills and knowledge. Personal growth in any form, is essential in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world. By investing in yourself, you can acquire new skills and knowledge that will enhance all areas of your life, increase your earning potential, and support you to raise your vibration and connect more fully with your goals.
  • Second, investing in yourself improves your confidence and self-esteem. When you invest in your personal growth, you become more self-aware, learn to recognise your strengths and weaknesses, and gain a sense of purpose and direction. This, in turn, improves your confidence and self-esteem, helping you to face new challenges, set new goals and achieve them.
  • Third, investing in yourself can improve your overall wellbeing. Taking care of yourself is so important for maintaining good physical, mental, and emotional health. By investing in yourself, with the right support, you can develop healthy habits, such as regular exercise, meditation, and healthy eating, that can improve your overall wellbeing and quality of life because you are getting the right training, accountability and support to get there. The best time to invest in yourself was yesterday, the second best time is today!
  • Fourth, investing in yourself can lead to greater success and fulfilment. When you invest in your personal growth, you become more self-aware, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and develop a sense of purpose and direction. You can remove the limiting beliefs that are holding you back with the right support too. This then leads to greater success and fulfilment in your personal and professional life, as you pursue your goals and achieve your dreams.
  • Finally, investing in yourself sets an example for others. When you invest in yourself, you are showing others that you value personal growth and development. This can inspire others to invest in themselves and pursue their own goals and dreams.

It’s important to understand that the way you think, feel, and focus your energy has a significant impact on your current reality. Your beliefs and thoughts have shaped your experiences and created your life up until this point. If you want to see a change in your life, you need to choose and commit to your inner evolution and growth.

This means taking the time to change the beliefs and thoughts that have been holding you back and limiting your potential. It means letting go of negative patterns, deeply ingrained limiting beliefs, and disempowering habits. It also means being intentional about the life you desire to live and taking the necessary steps to make it a reality.

So, take the time to invest in yourself, whether it’s through education, personal development, or self-care. As Warren Buffet said, “The best investment you will ever make will be on yourself.”

If you’d like to have a quick chat about my supports available, send me a message and I’ll set that up.

Norah x