When I was little on my first day at school our teacher asked us who we wanted to be when we grow up. My answer was ‘a princess’. My dream ‘job’ was to be a princess. I loved the fact you could wear gorgeous gowns every day, look pretty, live in a nice palace with a huge garden, be with a handsome prince and be surrounded by everything only nice and pretty. My dream was perfectly clear, I wanted a nice lifestyle. Live in abundance and be adored by people. What was wrong with that?
But… my dream was soon shattered by so called “reality”. I was told this wasn’t possible. Naturally, I was devastated. Why couldn’t be I a princess? I couldn’t I have a prince, a castle with all the fuss that comes with it, as my job?
Our parents were telling us to be realistic and the teachers at school to stop dreaming and concentrate. To get back to planet Earth. And from then on all we were given were the reasons why we couldn’t do almost anything, to become anybody, just to fit in to their world. We’d hear where we couldn’t go and why, why we couldn’t achieve what we wanted to achieve. We would never have enough physical predispositions, lack of talents or means. We would be told to stop dreaming not to get disappointed if things went wrong. But we wouldn’t care less even if we were disappointed. We wanted to try anyway, we were never thinking about possible consequences. We would deal with them after, if… The failure, though, wasn’t on our mind anyway, just a strong drive, will and endless tenacity.
But we were surrounded by the people and environments that was telling us otherwise. Wanted us to fit in. Not to stick out too much. Would it we be too hard to manage if we did? Better to stay low, not to fly too high, be a boring average. Slow down, take it easy. Who do you think you are?….
I am anything I want to be, right? No, wrong!
By discouraging us to dream and dream big, we started to lose our tenacity that was forming our purpose. We were on the way to do what others expected us to do.
That’s when you start realising you are surrounded by wrong people.
And that’s when you either STAY to be one of them or you LEAVE to pursue your dreams!
Change your environment, analyse your habits that are no longer serving your higher purpose and start surrounding yourself with people that are thriving and growing, willing to self-improve, who are like-minders, who can teach you new “tricks”.
Or do you want to keep the old ones which will only bring you the same results over and over?
Others will tell you to stop dreaming just because they gave up on their dreams.
There is no shortage of anything on this planet, only a shortage of people dreaming big enough. Become completely obsessed with your purpose. Let the world understands that you’re not going away, that you are serious about your mission and committed to it. Pursue your dreams until they become reality, your reality even if it doesn’t agree with ‘theirs’.
Set your goals and start taking action. If you need to face problems, you do that, no excuses. When you are tired, look at your purpose. And your drive will return. Commit to success, remember that no commitment equals no results. Don’t rely on luck. Lucky people don’t make successful people. Only people who completely commit to success seem to get “lucky” in life. Never try to be the smartest or the luckiest person, just make sure you outwork everyone.
Keep your final goal on your mind. Which is what? Your FREEDOM. If you do what you like, you are free, your ultimate dream and everybody’s wish at the end of the day, having a prosperous job and happy life.
That’s why starting my own Online Business brought back to my dreams. It allowed me to start dreaming about achieving my goals again and start creating my better future. The future of freedom and purpose.
And I wish you every success with starting your own Online Business adventure, if you decide to follow or copy what I am doing. And if I can do it, you can do it too and even better!
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