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You Can Make Your Dreams Come True

In five easy steps

By J.R. HeimbignerPublished 2 years ago 5 min read
You Can Make Your Dreams Come True
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You have a dream no matter where you are in life. The majority of people are pursuing their ambitions. It doesn't matter if it's a small step at a time or giant leaps and bounds.

People seem to be moving toward a lifelong dream or desire. You, too, have dreams. Whether you are following it or believing it will just happen, you have a dream.

I wish to assist you in achieving your goals.

I've been pursuing my aspirations for several years now. I've talked a lot about my family's recent relocation. I was changing states and relocating to a small farm in eastern Washington. People have repeatedly expressed their admiration for my wife and me for pursuing a dream and seeing it realized.

I hear the same problem with their statements every time someone expresses this to me. This could be a problem for you as well. This is a problem I observe with folks who have unfulfilled dreams:

What can I do to make my dreams a reality?

Until recently, I believed there was a simple answer to these issues. Then, after speaking with so many people and reading so many stories and articles, I realize how tough it is for people to discover, pursue, and realize their ambitions.

Find Out What Your Dreams Are

I believed that this was more about what you want and your deepest wishes. But, as I've discovered, it's about more than just desires. It is more when someone finds their life's dreams. It is a life that is wanted and built on clear priorities.

Understanding what is most important to us, making them our top priority, and wishing to prosper in our life are all part of discovering our goals. I understood my heart's aspirations better when I started defining what was most important to me and making it a priority.

You can do it, too.

What are the things that are most important to you? Is it your career or your family? Do you wish to live in a specific location or pursue particular goals in your life? Is there a reason for these things, either for you or others? These questions can help you figure out what you want and dream about. And it is via this process that you will uncover your dreams.

Chase Your Dreams

"All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them." — Walt Disney

I believed that chasing your dreams meant pursuing them furiously and with reckless abandon. This isn't, however, how you make them happen. Doing it with a wild-eyed zeal will only delay achieving your goals.

Finding direction is an essential part of pursuing your dreams.

When you begin to set a course for pursuing your dreams, you will learn to seek out the shortest, but not always the easiest, the path to your goals.

This is something I've been doing for the past three years. THREE YEARS HAVE PASSED. And here's what I've learned about setting goals to achieve your goals:

1. You must have a strategy.

I devised a life strategy for myself. It assisted me in discovering my dreams and provided me with tracks to run on while I pursued them. Some people think a life plan is cheesy.

You will, however, require it to see your aspirations realized. Making a life plan allows you to consider the past, present, and future aspects of pursuing your goals.

2. Milestones are required.

To pursue my dreams, I set goals each year and each month. I didn't realize it was about following my aspirations at the moment. I was attempting to achieve specific goals in my life.

You must conceive, write down, and re-read them every week to attain your goals. And these objectives are stepping stones on the path to your desires.

3. You must have a system in place.

I devised a system to keep track of my progress and motivate me to achieve my goals. I monitored my dreams as I hit milestones and saw them come true, using my notebook, a calendar, and a few 'living papers.'

You'll also require a system. And it might be straightforward to begin; all you need is a journal. Add your life plan and goals to your diary to keep track of your progress.

4. You need to be a part of a group.

I started with my wife and brother, then told a few friends about my dreams. These are the folks I have the most faith in and rely on to give me honest criticism on my goals and progress.

You'll need a community to help you achieve your goals. This group of folks will cheer you on when you're down and encourage you when things get tough. They'll also be there to rejoice with you when your aspirations come true.

5. You must be willing to work.

I had to be willing to put in the effort to pursue my dreams. It's not going to be easy to pursue a goal worth pursuing. It won't be easy. I had to roll up my sleeves and get to business with life. And it was well worth the effort.

You'll have to do that as well. It would be best if you made a firm commitment to putting in the necessary effort. You will need to get up early in the mornings or on weekends to pursue your aspirations. During this slow and steady grind, you will learn a lot about yourself and lay the groundwork for realizing your dreams.

When Your Dreams Come True

Some people are terrified of what will happen if their dreams come true. Therefore they don't pursue them. This is something I've experienced myself. Will you be let down at the end? What impact might achieve your goals have on your life?

What happens when your wishes are granted?

First, you get to appreciate and celebrate your fantasy. From the comfort of your dream home, you can watch the sunset. See the book on a bookstore's shelf. You will put your degree or education to good use by assisting others or doing the work you enjoy. Please take pleasure in it and rejoice.

Oprah Winfrey addresses the idea of seeing your dreams come true quite well in this quote:

"The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams."

Second, you'll notice that a new yearning has arisen within you. This is sometimes referred to as the "More Syndrome." After we achieve anything, we want more and more. For some people, this is true.

But I believe that one dream leads to another. Sometimes completing our goals allows us to glimpse possibilities we never imagined. Accept the new desire.

Third, you'll begin pursuing a new desire while still appreciating what you've already achieved. And your life will be more prosperous as a result. Because we built this little farmhouse, everything I do is better. This dream became a reality for us. And now I'm free to pursue other ambitions from here.

So, don't forget, these are the steps to chasing your dreams and seeing them come true:

  1. Create a strategy
  2. Set milestones
  3. Prepare a system
  4. Join a group
  5. Put in the work

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About the Creator

J.R. Heimbigner

Author and creator, Husband and Father, Jesus Follower and Reader of Books

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