A nation is mourning the loss of this great man. Who will take his place in the techno-world? Could it be you? Why not you? Who else but you?
If you choose to give into your friends, family, co-workers, or critics that say you can't possibly attain your dreams or goals, then you never will.
Never give up. Never say no. Even, if at first, you are not sure if you believe your dream can come true, take the steps. Always take steps, no matter the size, toward your dream. Always say, "Yes, I can." Log each accomplishment, see what you've done! Soon you will begin to believe. For if you believe in yourself first, then others will have no choice but to believe in you, too.
Is working on a dream or goal scary? Certainly! But as my good friend, Janet, said, "...it's especially important not to douse our own flames. Many times fear is the underlying culprit, which is natural. If we don't feel fear, we are playing it too safe. Feel the fear, and do it anyway. Stoke those flames, don't soak them!"
I had been in a group setting where dreams and goals were discussed. Another attendee told how a best friend thought the dream was unattainable and pure folly. The facilitator looked the attendee in the eye and said something to this effect: "Maybe it's time to find a new best friend."
Now, maybe you just can't do that or get rid of family members who doubt; but you do have choices on how to handle the situation. What if you kept moving toward your dreams and goals and didn't talk to the naysayers? What if you could find someone, or a group, who was working on the same dream? Are you aware they exist?
Go to your "garage." What will you create there? What ideas, dreams, or goals do you wish to accomplish, to achieve, to manifest?
"You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” ~Steve Jobs, Stanford commencement speech, June 2005
Peggy Lee Hanson, personal transition guide and mentor, is expert at compassionately helping those suffering loss of any proportion, especially through unemployment. Using proven strategies and support, she teaches how to move quickly and easily through current or impending life-changing moments so that you can have the life you are meant -- and deserve -- to live.
PeggyLee is a Speaker, Best-selling author on Amazon.com, Certified Dream Coach® & Group Leader®, Trained True Purpose Coach®, and CEO and Founder of MyDreamArchitect.com, a subsidiary of Personal Transition Guidance, LLC. Also, Peggy Lee is co-facilitator and co-owner of the Coaches Circle Mastermind groups and is a regular columnist for the online community of DreamUniversity.com. She is a member of the International Coach Federation and Toastmasters International.
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