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Transformation Starts With A Dream

Stuck, Frustrated, and Pissed Off

In my work as a transformational mindset coach, I spend a lot of time helping people to become living embodiments of Real, Radical, Transformational Positivity. It’s BIG work designed to help folx create positive change in their own lives first, so that they can experience the healing for themselves and extend it into their relationships. Think of it as a ripple of positive transformation that flows outward.

Whenever I begin work with a new client, they are often in a place where they feel stuck and very, very frustrated. They’ve been trying to move forward on an old goal and just don’t seem to be making any real progress. They’ve been spinning their wheels or going in the same circles and are just worn out from trying so hard, but yielding little if any results.

They’re PISSED OFF and bummed out, exhausted and ready to give up on their entrepreneurial dreams.

They’re this close to quitting, but are open to giving it one more try.

If I can help them to make even one positive shift, however large or small, it is often just the nudge they needed to look at things differently and create the momentum they want. From there, it’s amazing how the missing pieces begin to fall into place.

It Starts With A Dream

One of the first things that we will typically do together is have a fresh look at their dream, their goal, or the idea that they’ve been holding onto. Sometimes, they’ve lost the plot and have made their vision try to be something that it was never meant to be; other times, maybe they’ve skipped past the big dream entirely or tried to make it too small, too tame.

I challenge them to dream again.

Let me encourage you to make a hot date with yourself this week for some serious daydreaming (don’t push it off to next week, please… trust me on this one).

Get Expansive. Dream BIG. Give yourself the time and space to get creative. Imagine something spectacular for yourself. Fantasize about a massive lottery win. Envision what solving one of the world’s greatest problems might look like.

Because the fact is there is NO good reason why you can’t enjoy some time thinking big, having a fantasy, or imagining a better world. This is the way that change happens: it starts with a dream for something bigger, something brighter, something better than the status quo.

You don’t have to have all of the answers. You don’t have to have it all planned out step by step. You don’t even have to know how to put it all into action (that bit comes later). All you need to do to get it started is to give yourself the chance, the space, and the permission to daydream.

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Dreamer

My parents [rest in peace <3] always reminded me that I’m a Dreamer.  Sometimes it was said as a compliment, but not usually.  I didn’t care, because I always knew it to be true and never saw it as a negative quality.

I think it’s part of my magic.

In the wake of the most recent acts of terrorism and the following waves of hatred, fear, intolerance and increased ethnocentrism around the globe- I have to Dream.

I have to Dream of a better world.

I have to Dream of people from all walks of life, just living day by day in peace.

I have to Dream of creating moments of Love, of Light, of Beauty, of Hope and sharing them.

I have to Dream of what it would look like if I could make one person pause and smile, and if that person did the same, and so on and on until the smile stretched and went around the World and wrapped her in a warm embrace.

Yes, I am a Dreamer, but I am also a Doer.

I will do my part in making this a more beautiful, magical, loving world today, and I invite you to join me.  Create a world of peace within yourself. Be a little more patient, a little less rushed.  Share your smile, and let kindness shine through your eyes. Take the time to  p a u s e  and actually look at the people you interact with today.  Imagine they are carrying a giant weight on their shoulders that no one else can see.  Dream.

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