Posts tagged Dreams
Stop pursuing your dream with reckless abandon!

I love listening to motivational speakers because, most often, it's like listening to stand-up comedy.

"Do you have a dream, ma'am? Yes ma'am, you in the front row, red sweater. Do you have a dream? May I ask what it is?"
"Um... okay... to... to have my own cooking show."
"And what an incredible dream that is! Give her a round of applause for her courage folks."
*clapping*
"Ma'am... you've just admitted to us what your dream is... that took courage. Now the biggest step is over with. We're all going to be here to support you along your journey as you pursue your dream. Pursue it with gusto! Pursue it with vigor! Pursue it with a reckless abandon!"

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Taking Your Dream by the Hand

Fanciful dreams are most often attributed to the children, the hippies and the world changers. Not the average folks. Not you and me.

"I once had some dreams... But you know how it goes. Life just happens and stuff gets in the way. I'm just being realistic."

Life happens. And we're just along for the ride, our crazy plans left standing, forsaken, at the bus stop. Why have we left them rather than taking them by the hand and dragging them along on our journey through life? Who says dreams aren't "realistic"? Isn't reality what you make it to be? Whether I choose to see my dream through or leave it stranded in my past, is my choice and my reality. I don't mean "reality" in some alternate universe and not by some "subjective truth" nonsense. Actual real life.

So I wonder. What purposeful action have you taken so that your dreams can ride along?

Lifestyle design is all about crafting a strategy to allow your lifestyle to be congruent with your dreams rather than trying to cram your dreams into your already-booked schedule.

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