The downside to your dream

Nov 3 13:28 2014 Patrick Pac Print This Article

I know that the expression “dream muscle” seems too phallic but I’m going to stay with it anyway since it's likely among the ideal analogies we can use for this concept.
So if it helps, try to visualise a bicep or leg muscle as opposed to us need to “R” rate this article just because you have a dirty mind.

So we have looked at the dream,Guest Posting or more specifically what your dream ought to be, and whilst I've got undoubtedly no idea what that dream is for you personally, you without a doubt do. I suppose that it is most likely that you may have not really found that thing that motivates you out of your socks yet, and it could well be that you are not certain whether or not your dream is actually YOUR dream. I've met those who for many years believed that their fathers’ dream for them was their dream. From time to time it had been a spouse or possibly a sibling or possibly a close friend or possibly even a mentor that injected their dream into an additional person’s dream muscle.

So, Getting back to the dream muscle you'll find several factors we ought to realise:
1) All of us has one
2) Some are bigger than others
3) Sometimes they are out of condition or they've shrunk as a result of lack of use.
4) They have to be exercised on a regular basis to remain healthy.
5) No person can exercise it for you.
6) If it’s weak you're less than optimally effective. Considerably less.

This analogy is becoming much better as I type. If we picture within our mind a person’s condition or degree of fitness as representing the health of their dream muscle, firstly we see people that have never worked on their dream muscle their whole life. Nobody has taught them to dream, that it is Okay to have a dream, or they just didn’t want to pay attention. They manage to just get through their daily or month-to-month targets with just enough dream to get them to their upcoming pay cheque. Nobody has shared the notion of one's really worth in their own dream. These people invariably wind up working their life away expending what modest motivation they have on someone else’s dream, then go home each and every night and throw their brains at a television set and cramming popcorn into their face with grubby fingers as opposed to putting their free time to better use. They are doing all the things they are able to to be in a position to withstand or escape the nightmare and can not even conceive of chasing a dream. They detest waking up in the morning and they negotiate with the alarm clock right up until the very last possible minute.

By the way, with very few exceptions a Television can't be used to develop your dream muscle. Did you realize that the brain is actually more active sleeping than when you're watching Television! At the least when you are sleeping you're dreaming, your mind is active. Watching TV assists the media moguls to accomplish it for you. In justifying this observation, ask yourself how many times you’ve read a superb novel and nevertheless as soon as the movie came out you were so disappointed with it because it was not in any way how you had imagined it has to be. Personally, my mind straight away thinks of the recent Lord of the Rings trilogy. As much as I may have enjoyed the films, I was so much more entertained by reading the books. The characters were as I wanted them to be. In truth, even the author’s intention, most times is irrelevant. I don’t read a book to satisfy the author – I do it to please me!

The next type of person, would be the person who had a BIG dream – once. But its shrunk! It was expected to be big and bouncy, flexible and stable, powerful and punchy all on its very own. But, It just couldn’t sustain since all of that individuals attention was focussed elsewhere, drawing the nourishment away from your dream muscle. I’ll not go through the entire Television thing yet again here, but you can't count on your day to be an enjoyable motivational exercise when your mind in no way works at the dream. Your heart will stick to what you imagine most and my guess is the fact that much too many of the patrons of my neighborhood mall are spending an excessive amount of time thinking about ”Big Fat Gypsy Weddings”, “The Biggest Losers” or ”Keeping Up With The Kardashians”. Having a dream once doesn’t mean that it can sustain inevitably. The dream will take work. How many individuals do you know who end up looking absolutely nothing like their fit, trim, athletic selves of twenty years earlier? Just because you played first team rugby in high school doesn’t necessarily mean you might feel and look like that when you hit thirty-something. Several times the extended beer bellies are more reminiscent of the scene from Alien than buff bodies that we assume we have within our minds’ eye.

Another sort of dreamer would be the one who doesn’t stick to their dream gym workout plan. While they realise that they must build the dream muscles it is really too much like hard work to stick with the plan that means probably the most to them. Maybe they don’t in fact believe it can be attainable for them. Probably their self esteem (or anyone else) tells them they’re not good enough. They're flighty and unfocussed rather exercising on the treadmill where they can chat to their buddy, or check out the chicks! One month they deal with one matter as their Major dream, the following month it’s a thing entirely different. They just can’t seem to stick with one particular issue and just as they might be starting to make some progress, they change to some thing else. There is no real focus. No dedication. No commitment. No pain, no gain. I'm not by any means implying that your dream can’t change. Of course they are able to. Any dream can develop. It could be enhanced and it can be expanded on. We change, why can’t our dream? Often our dream can change in an entirely different direction when we realise a new found talent or passion or love. I knew a man once who was entirely sold out to his dream of climbing the corporate ladder and turning into his definition of success, when one light heart attack altered his whole approach to life. Instantly the things that money couldn’t buy have become the one eyed focus of his dream. The issue is that though the dream can alter, it can not continuously alter.

Is it just me, or does it seem that you will discover more and more issues in this world that happen to be designed to distract us from our dreams and in fact anything at all of lasting importance? A great number of things, in reality, are just obsessive time wasters and they can be the sorts of things you can waste hours on but with absolutely no lasting consequence. Soap operas, PC games, FaceBook, arbitrary cellphone texting, chat lines, even sports channels and so on.. All I’m saying is usually that in two weeks time you can recall nothing and there's nothing at all to show for it. However I am not condemning these issues in entirety, so often its these issues that detract us from your dream and the issues that are really essential in life like good quality time with our family, mastering a new skill, gaining new knowledge of value, building a relationship, and so forth.. A good rule of thumb possibly would be to ask ourselves at times “what will the really worth of this time spent be in two weeks time?”

Then lastly, there's the real dreamer. He’s the dude at the mall who is just not looking left or right, not window shopping. He’s walking at a brisk, upright and determined pace to wherever he goes to post his letter. That’s it. Every thing he does is about finding the shortest, quickest or easiest way to his dream. Its urgent, its important and he’s going to move towards it irrespective of what. He’s the man who works out at the gym, sticking with a program four or five days every week, winter summer, spring and autumn. He’s the man who cycles his prescribed distance whether or not it’s raining or shining, freezing or boiling. He’s out there and he’s getting it down. He doesn’t care if his buddies can make it or not. He’s out there anyway. Often these would be the men who're training on their very own, due to the fact you'll find so few that may be found that are sold out to their dream!

How do you think the story ends for these individuals? Is it really worth it? Could you turn out to be one of them? In answering these questions in your case, be cautious that you ensure that you first know what your dream in fact is.

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