One of the things I love about Tim Ferriss’ book, the 4-hour workweek is that he argues against the case of a deferred life. What is a deferred life, you may ask? The deferred life is that one that you put on hold “for the time being” as you wait for the planets and the stars to align so that you can start living the life of your dreams. Achieving your dreams means putting this “deferred life” back in your priority list.
“I don’t feel ready to take action because x, y, or z.”
“I don’t have time to take action.”
“I’ll just wait until I retire.”
“I don’t have what it takes.”
“Only a very few get to make their dreams come true.”
“I am a failure, why try?”
Guess what, YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT… and I can relate.
Just yesterday I was experiencing a fleeting moment of self-doubt. One of those windows of darkness that once you go through it you may never come out. My mind was in whiny mode wondering if I could make my ideal life a reality. That is until I read this fabulous quote:
The only real limitation on your abilities is the level of your desires. If you want it badly enough, there are no limits on what you can achieve (Tweetworthy!).
I have read and heard a lot about Danielle LaPorte’s Desire Map but had not taken the opportunity to see what it’s all about… needless to say the book will become part of my collection as I am most certainly triggered by the idea of “desires”.
Achieving your dreams just got a hell of a lot easier
I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, and I will continue saying it over and over again:
The path to follow your dreams depends on your commitment to focus only on that which supports your goal (Tweetworthy!).
The formula to achieving all of your dreams is simple. What is not so simple is actually stepping outside of your comfort zone and into greatness. As I wrote last week, fear will hold you back only if you allow it to do so, as its main job is to let you know where your greatest areas for opportunity are.
Identify your dream + focus on how you can make it happen + honor the obstacles in the way = success in your own terms.
Remember, achieving your dreams is a journey, not a destination!
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