The late comedian Mitch Hedberg once had a joke that went: “You know, I’m sick of following my dreams, man. I’m just going to ask where they’re going and hook up with them later.” Quite the humorous approach- and perhaps Mitch Hedberg lived out his very own dream as a comedian. But in real life, you aren’t just going to “hook up” with your dreams later.
Maybe you’re a child who dreams of being an astronaut someday, or maybe you are a college student dreaming about getting degree. Whether you dream big or dream practical, it’s always a good idea to have a dream- a plan. It’s very important to never sell yourself short of a passion.
Face it. Dreams, goals, and aspirations- all these notions are the core of everyone’s mind. The formula of happiness is essentially a goal, a dream. Without a dream there wouldn’t be that much to look forward to in this life.
Ok. So you have a dream. But what now?
Well, my friend, maybe it’s time to stop dreaming and start acting! Time to get motivated! Everyone can possess a dream, but it’s useless without action. Don’t be discouraged if your dream isn’t so practical just yet. You must almost always start from bottom to move on forward and better.
Getting somewhere with your dreams usually takes time, but is not limited to these four steps- formulating an idea, making an investment, hard work and strong determination.
It’s very important to take advantage of every opportunity presented to you when pursuing a dream.
“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas Edison hit the nail on the head with that statement. Success is not a destination, but a journey. You are never going to get anywhere with your dreams if you don’t take into consideration the journey may be long and involve many hours of hard work. Edison never let hard work get in the way of pursuing his dreams. He looked at every attempt as a success. In fact, the word failure was not in his vocabulary. He even...