If you want to begin building freedom in life, then you have to begin to take action.
And by that, the first step is to realize this:
You always have a choice.
Having said that, taking action doesn’t mean just deciding to do anything, but rather, actions that are purposeful and meaningful.
Meaning, these are actions that you chose freely, and are steps that “move the needle forward.”
Also, not all the steps you take have to be drastic. Start with small, but meaningful, steps that you are able to do, and then build upon that.
Taking action is not just a one-time thing.
To keep on building more and more freedom in your life, you have to keep taking action that would lead you there. Soon enough, the steps and actions you take regularly become habits.
Lastly, more often than not, taking action is done in the face of fear, uncertainty, self-doubt, and laziness. Don’t let them stop you. Start with small, and easy steps.
Here are articles that talk about taking action, and how you can begin: