There are plenty of books, speakers, websites and a plethora of information out there on how to live your life to the fullest and pursue your dreams. I know cause I read a lot on the topic and I have written quite a bit about the subject.
With the help of inspiring bloggers and world changers like Steve Kamb at Nerdfitness and Chris Guillebeau at Art of Nonconformity, along with the amazing speaker and entrepreneur Dani Johnson, they all have influenced me so much recently. Steve for getting my health and weight on track (which I have lost about 14 lbs in 13 weeks!). Chris for rekindling the desire to pursue that which burns within my heart to do and then Dani for giving me the drive to get my life and finances under control and get back on track. All three together have been influential in making the effort to change, grow and push forward. And very recently T. Harv Eker for helping me change my Financial and Mental Blueprint. Four people that I would love to meet! *hint hint haha*
I have been truly blessed by their work and businesses, igniting the spark in me to reclaim those dreams which I had set down or seemingly lost. What dreams do you have that you have given up on or forgotten? As I have read recently from multiple sources, that it doesn’t matter your parents, your upbringing, your financial situation, age, gender, race etc to succeed or push for your dreams. The only thing that is stopping you is you! You can go from homeless, in debt and pregnant and make millions of dollars or drop out of high school and eventually get a masters degree.
Your circumstances don’t matter, it is when you allow your circumstances to be bigger than your dreams that matters. When you give up on everything you wanted to do because those bills weight more than your desire to travel, purchase a home, start a family, start a business, volunteer in a non-profit, that is the problem. Here is the thing, if you have had enough and that little flame inside that contains that desire to make a change just won’t quit then crack the shell and let the passion consume you. Let that desire for change override your fear and doubts and do what it takes to succeed.
Start today, don’t want till tomorrow! Right now make one small change and effort to step forward in the direction of your dreams. Maybe it’s to start a blog, send out a manuscript, post your creative skills on Etsy, backpack the world or to relocate and start afresh. Whatever it may be, pursue it with all your heart and you will find that the doors will open for the opportunity to be grasped by the horns and rode to success.
Don’t let fear, doubt, money or anything stop you from climbing to the top of your road to success. Take life by the horns and force it to wear the saddle of your dreams. Make it submit to the cry of your heart, the recurring dreams of the night and the daydreams when you are lost in thought. As Mr. Guillebeau has said (paraphrased) “Don’t give up cause we are all rooting for you to succeed! ” And I mean it, I want to succeed and I want, above all else, to see you live the passion of your heart. So today, pick them back up, dust them off, shake off the dust of your past and put one foot in front of the other and walk out that door into the fullness of your dreams.
Just think, the thing(s) you may be yearning to do or create, there may be no one else in the world with the same desire! How can we all experience the greatness locked inside of you if you are too afraid to let it out and do what you were created to do? As Queen Elsa so popularly has stated, “Let it Go!” So take that key, undo the chains and lock and set those dreams, passions and desires free! Do it! Now!
Go out and feel the burn of your dreams today nerds!
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