How to Obtain the Life You Dream About

by Jessica Ladroma

How to Obtain the Life You Dream About

How often do you feel as though you are stuck in a rut? Chances are, you have put yourself into that rut. The mind is such a powerful tool, and when we import negative thoughts into it, the entire self starts to become rather negative. Instead of sitting around and waiting for someone to come and help you, you need to take matters into your own hands.

Set Goals

Imagine giving someone a set of directions without telling them where the directions end. That is just like trying to accomplish a task without having an end goal. Decide what it is that you want. Do you want to lose 20 pounds in the next year? Do you want to save up money to buy a house? Do you want to propose to your girlfriend in the next few months? Figure out what it is that you want first.

Make a Plan

Decide how you are going to accomplish that mission, and be realistic about it. Saying that you are going to lose 20 pounds by working out for five hours every day and never eating anything other than lettuce is both unhealthy and unrealistic. Figure out a realistic amount of weight that you can lose in a time period, and talk to a doctor about how you can achieve that goal. Let's say that you want to work on a Ph.D. in English. Make sure you research how long accomplishing that goal will take, and do not expect to fly through it.

Once you have accomplished your plan, make sure that you stick with it. If you fall off track, not only will you fail in accomplishing your goal, but you will probably feel pretty badly about yourself. Once that happens, you open yourself up to falling back into the same rut in which you were in before.

Seek Out Spirituality

Whether you a devout Catholic or you practice general spirituality, getting in touch with God, or whatever higher being in which you may believe, can have a significant impact on your life. You can pray to ask for direction or to ask for help in accomplishing a specific task. Many people are not able to achieve what they want to in their lives because they feel as though they are alone. However, prayer helps to eliminate that feeling of loneliness, as it allows people to have a direct channel to the higher being at any time.

Joining a church, temple or other religious organization can also impact a person's life. He or she will now belong to a community of believers, and many people find strength, comfort and hope from these types of associations.

Positive Attitude

One of the most, if not the most, important component of creating the life that you really want is to have a positive attitude. If you are constantly complaining about situations around you, then you are not going to notice the good in anything that you attempt. If you find that shaking your negative attitude is difficult, try changing it one small step at a time. The next time you are about to make a negative remark about a person or situation, stop and think about a positive aspect instead. Keep up this pattern, and thinking positively will quickly become ingrained into your brain, and you will notice a significant difference in your life.

Living the life that you have always imagined does not have to be some far away and unattainable goal. However, it is certainly going to require that you chance some of the habits in your life, especially ones that have to do with constantly producing negativity.

This post was written by Jessica Ladroma

Jessica Ladroma has a passion for modivating others to strive for their dreams.  Money can sometimes be a factor so she recommends using to save money while reaching for those dreams.

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