Do you have a dream deep in your heart that you want to pursue? Have you taken the necessary steps to achieve it? There may be a lot of mental obstacles making it difficult for you to move forward but, success begets success. Trust in the process, and imagine how happy and fulfilled you will feel when you make your dream a reality.
Here are some tips to help you solve the mental obstacles:
1. Don’t wait for the PREFECT situation… because the situation will never be perfect.
2. Don’t wait until other people agree with you… because if you wait for a consensus, you will never start.
3. Don’t wait until your skill is good… because you’ll learn to hone your skill-set much faster by working than by waiting.
That means every day, you MUST decide what you’re going to do to make that dream a reality. Then do that task first thing in the day, before even checking email. If you can’t do it first thing, schedule time for it. If it’s a priority, you’ll make the time.
But what about work and family? Obviously those are also priorities, so you’ll have to schedule time for all three. That might mean cutting back watching TV, or doing less Internet surfing or reading, or spending less time texting. Place limits on these routine-type activities, so that you can find the time to work on your dreams.
You can make the time, if you make it a priority. No matter how hard you try, you cannot figure out your passion by thinking about it. You need to take action and feel your way to your truth, from the inside out.
Below is a powerful impromptu speech from actress and singer Jenifer Lewis. I hope you enjoy it and let her wisdom motivate you to pursue your dreams.
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