In my unbound walk of life, I often interact with people with big goals and dreams. These ambitions are often far removed from their actual life experience and they are slowly dying inside, from a thirst for living a deeper, fuller, more meaningful life.
Dreams give meaning to life. It gives us something to strive for, something to keep us going every day and unbound joy. It usually requires something from us to make it happen though, whether it is some sweat equity or simply aligning our thoughts in the direction in which we want to go. And that’s exactly where most people who don’t achieve their goals, go wrong.
The ability to trust the process is often the most crucial step to making it happen, but if you don’t trust the process, you often can’t take the actions required to make those big, hairy goals happen.
The Reason Why We Fear the Process
What happens when you go with the flow? You get caught up in the stream, but if you don’t know where it leads, you may end up in a whirlpool… [insert all your fears right here] and that’s when we strap on the life-jackets and move as far from the water as we possibly can. However, that’s also far away from the beautiful sights and experiences that require us to get wet. [Read more…]