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5 steps to living out your dreams

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When you wake up in the morning what is your first thought? Are you excited to start the day because you’re doing what you love? Or are you regretting your life path — whether it’s your job, place of living, or overall state of being? Enough is enough! It’s time for you to stop settling and really go after what you want in life. Unsure where to start taking action? I have five ways you can live out your dreams not tomorrow, not next week, not next month, but today, right now. Are you ready?

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Create a Clear Vision

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Photo credit: @justadashofsass

First, take out the time to think deeply on what you are trying to achieve and where you would love to see yourself. What is going to bring you to your destiny? Break your dream down into small goals. Create a clear vision of what you want in positive language, so that once you think it, you can write it, and thus prophesize it. Be careful not to get too stuck in your vision where you reject any other alternatives that can get you to your destiny or dream faster. You want to be open and willing. Stay clear of writing down what you don’t want to happen because we aren’t concerned about that. You know what you don’t want deep inside, so there is no need to waste great space filling your vision with negativity. Always remember nothing is too big or too small for it to be apart of your vision. Everything you’ve ever wanted in your life whether it’s peace, happiness, dream home, dream career, and etc. is possible.

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Get Out of Your Emotions

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photo credit: @yogaracheal

I know you’ve heard of this phrase plenty of times, but there is 100% truth in it. Too often we block ourselves from doing what we want to do because our emotions hold us back. We think it’s too risky, too bold, or too scary, but that thinking has to end! You have total control of yourself, which means you have the power over your emotions. Generate thoughts that are going to encourage you to go out and achieve! A great way to channel these emotions is through yoga and meditation. Through meditation, we gain clarity by being one with our mind, body, and soul. If meditation and yoga (which is great for you physique by the way) isn’t your thing, I challenge you to take a deep breath and have 5-10 minutes to yourself where you can relax. In your “me time” peace can abide, your ego takes the back seat, as negativity and pressure from the world collapses to the ground. Once you’re done, I guarantee you will feel rejuvenated.

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Incorporate Your Dreams in Your Lifestyle

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photo credit: @lovecmtn

Remember when I mentioned that you should prophesize your vision? Your dreams are important enough to be spoken about and acted upon every day.  There is no special time, age, or milestone to get started, so begin incorporating it in your daily schedule now. If your dream is to own your own business, begin to do the necessary steps that will take you there.

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Surround Yourself with Others Who Have the Hunger

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Photo credit: @blackgirlmagichats

Life is too short to entertain the wrong company. So if you are hanging around those who are always negative, don’t have any dreams, and waste their time complaining, then you’re going to automatically feel the same. The idea is to surround yourself with people who have that hunger to reach their dreams, conquer, and overcome obstacles. They know where they are going and what it takes for them to get there. That way, you don’t have to question if their intentions are true. Real friends want you to be happy and successful while reaching your dreams. Better yet, friends who are on the same level want to help you get to your dreams and vice versa.

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Steer Clear of Roadblocks

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photo credit: @mspain33

This is extremely important in order to live out your dreams. Stay away from any toxic relationships, negative lifestyles, bad attitudes, and unhealthy environments. Of course this is easier said than done, but if you are serious about living out your potential than you will do it! There is nothing wrong with being your own company. Use your time alone to reevaluate yourself and do something constructive.

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At the end of the day, you can only produce work that you put in. It takes more than just writing down what you want; it takes compassion, energy, ambition, and strong determination to complete them. When you were placed here on this earth, you were given a destiny, now it is up to you to fulfill it. Don’t start later, start now! Every step is progress and an inch closer to where you want to be! Anything you believe you most definitely can achieve, so go out and be great.

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Live. Love. Laugh. GROW!

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