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A few weeks ago I was given Natalie Bacon’s Design Your Dream Life Academy online personal development course as a late birthday gift. I had specifically asked for it. 🙂
I had already purchased and used her other blogging course so I knew it was going to be good.
Let me tell you, it was probably the best gift I’ve ever received.
I got so much out of it and it has made such a drastic change in my life already.
I literally went through this course 3 times. I’m not even joking. And I know I will be going back to it for refreshment and reminders.
About Design Your Dream Life Academy: What’s Included in the Course
Natalie covers 10 different areas for designing your dream life organized into modules for each area.
Each module has lessons covering different topics, concepts, ideas, and steps.
There’s over 95 lessons. Each lesson comes with a PDF of the slides she goes in over in the video that you can access and download.
Each module also comes with a workbook or worksheets for taking the actions mentioned in the lessons and a notebook.
The lessons are in video format with Natalie speaking over PowerPoint format slides.
The modules are as follows:
- Module 1: Mindset
- Module 2: Emotions and Feelings
- Module 3: Self-Love
- Module 4: Problems
- Module 5: Overwhelm, Burnout, and Busyness
- Module 6: Productivity
- Module 7: Time Management
- Module 8: Goal Setting
- Module 9: Habits
- Module 10: THE Design
- Module 11: Skills to Practice
The course also includes Natalie’s Dream Year eBook and workbook which is sold separately for $47.
About Natalie Bacon
Natalie Bacon’s story is an inspirational one.
Through learning about personal development and productivity, Natalie was able to go from lawyer to financial planner to having a six-figure business through blogging within three years.
She was able to grow her six-figure business all while working full-time.
She pretty much transformed her life from being in a career she was miserable in with major student loan debt into her dream life by designing it.
What I Love About This Course
It’s jam-packed full of content. There is so much value in this course, it’s incredible! There is so much to learn and implement into your life, it’s hard not to design your dream life.
There’s no unnecessary fluff in Design Your Dream Life Academy. Natalie gets straight to the point, but she makes sure to clearly explain everything fully with definitions, examples and whatnot.
Every single time I had a question I wanted to ask Natalie as I was going through the course, she answered it a few seconds later. It was pretty funny, actually.
Before each module, Natalie includes a list of resources she recommends pertaining to the lessons including books, TED Talks, podcasts, blogs, articles, etc. As someone who loves to read the sources and loves to continue learning further and finding new books to read, this was extremely useful.
Natalie is a great teacher and speaker. She keeps you engaged and interested with her upbeat and positive energy. You get excited and motivated just listening to her voice.
I love that the course is through Teachable which means that you have lifetime access to the entire courses along with free updates and you can complete the course at your own pace. This gives so much freedom and control. You can always go back to the course as often as you want.
I loved that the lessons are bite-sized, short and sweet. They’re not unnecessarily long and drawn out. This makes for easier learning and easier scheduling of taking the course. They are super easy to digest.
Natalie ends each module with clear, detailed, actionable steps you can take. I love that she doesn’t just give you the big ideas, the insights, the deep mindset and foundational stuff. And vice versa.
She doesn’t just give you surface-level actions and only focuses on the actions and hacks. She actually starts with and focuses on the roots, the deep, foundational, mindset, thought and emotional work which we should all know is essential to true, lasting, transformational change.
This is something that isn’t found in other productivity courses.
I honestly didn’t expect to learn much with the mindset, emotions and feelings, and self-love lessons since I tend to focus more on the deep, foundational, mindset stuff and less on the “actions” and “hacks”, but wow I learned so much and it really hit me hard (in a good way! :))
The productivity, time management stuff is AMAZING. It’s not just general time management, productivity, habit hacks. This stuff works. You actually learn how to plan, produce, manage your time, set goals, and create new habits for the long-term.
Natalie definitely overdelivered with Design Your Dream Life Academy.
She actually teaches you how to design your dream life.
My Experience with This Course (So far… :))
After taking Design Your Dream Life Academy, I feel so motivated and clear about designing my dream life.
I knew what kind of life I wanted before, but I realized that the vision, goals, and ideas I had for my life and future were still pretty vague. I used to think I knew what I wanted for my future until I took this course. And I was moving pretty slowly compared to now. I would often stop or slow down or let fear or whatever it was stop me.
Emotionally, I went from feeling mediocre in my day to day to instantly feeling so much more happy and excited about my life every day. I have so much less doubt about my future.
I feel so much more determined about my future and I have so much less doubt.
I feel like and know I’m in so much more control of designing my dream life.
The magic about this course is that I know that the results will continue to come in as I continue using the tools and knowledge Natalie has taught me in her course.
What I Didn’t Like and Could Be Improved
Natalie tends to talk pretty fast which is probably because gets excited about what she’s talking about.
Thankfully, she has slides for each lesson that you can access, download, and revisit or go through with during the lessons. There is also an option in Teachable to play the videos at slower (or faster) speeds.
Is This Course For You?
If you’re someone that doesn’t implement what they lesson, this course isn’t for you. Design Your Dream Life Academy only works if you actually do the work and implement what Natalie teaches.
This stuff works. But you have to try and do the work she gives you. It won’t serve you to just watch or listen.
If you’re on the fence, just do it. Take this course. If you actually put the work in, it WILL change your life. You won’t regret it.
Are you ready to design your dream life?
Check out Design Your Dream Life Academy here!