What is your biggest Dream?
Everyone has a dream, what is yours? There are many successful people out there who are living their dream and loving all life has to offer. Their relationships, career, health, stamina, are all in positive alignment. Part of the reason for this is their belief in themselves and their focus and work towards making their dreams a reality. I'm sure there is something you really want to do or that you are very passionate about. Think about your dreams and passions for a moment, focus a second on thinking about what you did or are doing NOW to help them come to fruition. Most dreams and life passions are attainable, It is just seeing the correct angle you need to take to make it happen.
What is the biggest barrier stopping you from creating your dream into reality?
Think of and write down all the things that have caused you to NOT follow your dreams. These things could be people who do not or never did support you in your passion and your life dreams. Money often is and can be another factor that may have hindered you. Fears and limiting beliefs play a major role in people never seeing the success they dream about and wish for. There are many different types of barriers which can be overcome. You might feel you lack the skills or talent to pursue your dreams. All of the above can be overcome with the right mind-set and the right training, it is however important to be aware of barriers that can be holding you back.
What passion are you afraid of owning or admitting?
Many people have DREAMS and passions that they are afraid to talk about or out of fear they push these dreams and passions to the back of their mind and do nothing except think about them every once in a while. You may worry that others may think your goal is unrealistic. Maybe you think your passion is silly to other people. An important thing to remember is that although we all have a right to our own opinions, we do not need to except someone else's thought as our own. What is that one thing or two that you never speak of because of fear that others may reject it?
As a child, what did you really want to be?
Did you have dreams of becoming someone as a child and it didn't turn out quite as expected? Do you still wonder what it would have been like if you did FOLLOW your dreams as a child? If you had the opportunity, would you follow this dream today?
If a genie wanted to grant you a lifelong dream, what would it be?
Some people have regrets and think time has past and it is too late. If you are reading this, it is not too late. It is too late for people to go back and change the things they missed out on, but they can create new opportunities. What WISH would you want granted if that genie popped out of a bottle?
Tap Into Your Peak Experiences and Your ExistingTalent!
Now that you have some questions to answer and some things to ponder in regard to your dreams and passions, you can also take a good look at the goals you wish to achieve and create a plan of ACTION to reach them.
Your capabilities are very important when you are thinking about taking your dreams and passions to the next level of formation. You should also tap into peak experiences and existing talents that you already have and that can assist you in the creation of your PASSIONS. Whatever you are lacking in, there is a world of information at your fingertips. Go out and find it and educate yourself in any weak area that may be a roadblock to succeeding in the arenas that you wish.
Lori Snyder, PCC
Lori is a Professional Certified Coach & Business Coach she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org