August 19th, 2010 by Kevin Ngo
Do you have dreams? Do you have that image of what life would be like if you had it your way? Have you ever stared at the ceiling in the morning or late at night and just got lost in a world where everything you’ve ever wanted was a reality? It’s a nice place to be in. Often times, it’s actually better to continue imagining about that world than to snap back into this world. The transition could sometimes be depressing however, but if you are ever going to have the chance of merging the two worlds, you need to quit dreaming.
The problem with spending too much time in the dream world, meaning too much time thinking about what you want, is that it takes away time you could be using to work on merging the two realities. The reason why I call the dream world a reality is because nothing created in reality would exist if it was not first dreamed up by someone.
Too often people will think about the life they want, do visualizations, say affirmations, and still end up nowhere closer to their desired lifestyle. We tend to get stuck in neutral and actually get used to that feeling of separation from the two realities. When this happens, you may find yourself okay with your desired life only existing in your thoughts because you can always go there if you wanted to.
Of course, the problem with this is a thought not acted upon will remain nothing but a thought. If you want to make your dreams become the reality that you are physically experiencing, then you must quit dreaming and start producing. Visualizing your dreams and goals is fine but you must use it as a way to motivate yourself into taking the necessary actions in order for events and circumstances to move into place to attract what you need to make it happen.
It’s easy to dream, anyone can do it. But to turn a dream into something you physically experience 24/7 without having to “make it up”, that’s power. Not too many people have the willingness to make their life the way they want it. It’s not about ability. I believe anyone can accomplish their dreams if they want it badly enough. So really, it comes down to willingness.
Are you willing to do whatever it takes in order to create the life you really want? Are you ready to get yourself to take the actions necessary to achieve your goals even when you don’t feel like it? Your willingness is what will set you apart from the ones who will dream the rest of their lives without ever being able to fully experience the life they truly wanted. The message here is simple. It’s time to quit dreaming and start doing.
Until next time…
Love Life. Do Good. Live Well.
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