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My Dreams

Have you ever found yourself dreaming about a future that could potentially enrich your life, but somehow, those dreams never materialize into action? I know I have, and it's this kind of thinking that can leave me playing it safe rather than playing to win.

Fear is one of the most common reasons for not chasing my dreams. Fear of failure, fear of the unknown, or even fear of success can be daunting. I find it easy to settle into my familiar surroundings, and the predictability of my life. Taking a leap of faith can paralyze me and keep me from taking the necessary steps to make dreams a reality.

Another factor that often keeps me from pursuing my dreams is the inertia of daily life. With my routine and knowing what to expect, I become accustomed to the rhythm of my day. Pushing myself out of my comfort zone can be challenging. It's easy to settle into the groove and convince myself I’m content.

Sometimes, it's the perceived risk that holds me back. Are my dreams worth my potential sacrifices? Will I have to give up stability, financial security, or the approval of others? These concerns are valid, but are they reasonable? Are the gains worth the sacrifice, or do I maintain the status quo?

So, what's the way forward? How do I break free from the routine, conquer my fears, and start living my dreams? It begins with self-awareness and introspection. Reflect on your desires, goals, and the life you envision. Write these down. Recognize the fear holding you back and acknowledge the comfort of your routine.

I also have a support system that believes in my dreams. Sometimes, I dislike feeling pushed out of my comfort zone, and if I didn't have these folks in my life, I would daydream about my "what ifs?" I must remember that failure is a part of the journey and can be a steppingstone to success.

I am finding that life is too short to remain trapped in the safety of the known. Thanks to all of you who support and encourage me. I couldn’t do it without you!

Can you identify the dreams you tucked away in a safe place, that safe place that requires no attention? What's holding you back?

Watch for the blind spots.

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11 באוק׳ 2023

Loved this! Keep dreaming, and keep acting on those dreams!

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