Finding that Thrill of the Chase for Your Dreams
By Nina Syahira
May 12, 2014
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It’s important to work towards your dreams in life.
And when you catch them, take hold and run with them.
It’s the thrill of the chase that makes work, school or just about anything you do exciting. It makes you feel alive. But of course you need to deal with the stresses that come with it in the best way possible. How often do we find ourselves in a fight-or-flight situation and end up with Secret Option #3 known as ‘freeze’? Due to this great fear of failing, we wait for the so-called right moment to act but the truth is there is no such thing. The longer we stay unmoving, the greater our anxiety will become. It’s not the timing that truly matters but the act itself that does.
So to avoid another one of life’s missed opportunities, check out these great tips on how to make your dreams come true and lead a fulfilled life!
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Recognise your dream
Some people seem to already know their calling since birth while others take years to figure out their true passion in life. It’s also normal to keep changing interests every now and then. Don’t give up searching for what you want out of life because without it, you might end up lost and even depressed.
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Surround yourself with positivity
Once you have found out what truly makes you happy, re-evaluate what’s around you. Are you getting more support than discouragement from family and friends? Are you giving yourself more opportunities instead of refusing them? If not, it’s time to change your ways. With a more positive outlook, you’ll soon realize how much easier and better life can be. But don’t expect others to only pander to you. Help each other by encouraging them to live their dreams too.
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Work out plans to achieve it
The importance of planning cannot be stressed enough. It’s a simple guide for you to succeed. Perhaps at first you find it overwhelming because you might not know exactly where to begin. Do your research to gain a more in-depth knowledge of your dream and ask around from those who have experienced it or share the same interest as you. In this way, it helps to make your dream feel more reachable.
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The next natural step to take is to do what you have planned. You have done all the preparation you need to finally make your dreams come true. The moment to do this is just as good as any so don't delay it any longer. Your life begins on a day that ends with a ‘y’ and it’s called ‘Today’.
Don't give up
Once you get going, stick to your plans and you will soon find success. Nothing ever stays easy and you need to adapt yourself to tough situations. Rest assured, the reward in the end will be worth all that blood, sweat and tears you've poured into making your dreams work.
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