“Set a goal so big that you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can.” -Anonymous
How many times have you talked about visiting the Colosseum or snorkeling along the Great Barrier Reef without actually planning the trip? It’s easy to dream, it’s difficult to “do.” We all have excuses for why we can’t accomplish a distant dream. Remove those limits, and follow this path to make your dreams a reality.
Visualize Your Dreams
Create a vision board with pictures of what you want to achieve, and glance at it regularly. Don’t worry if your dreams seem far-fetched at first. Dreams require you to do what you’ve never done, to go where you’ve never gone!
Think of all the factors that may disrupt your dreams—thoughts such as, “I can’t afford it,” or “The kids schedules are too busy.” As you write your goals, acknowledge your circumstances and plan accordingly.
Set Actionable Goals
Write down steps to help you achieve each goal, like putting away $50 extra per month in a travel fund or getting a passport. Finally, determine by what age or date you will achieve these goals to add urgency.