How to Be Patient with Your Dreams
February 5, 2017 12:00 AM EST | 6 min read
Do you know what your dreams are?
Are you doing your part to fulfill them?
You start pursuing your dreams with so much passion and purpose.
Whether you recently identified what you really desire, or you have taken steps to see dreams come to pass for months, it’s important to remind yourself to be patient.
At some point, thoughts of disbelief, frustration, and uncertainty can cause you to wonder if continuing on your path is really worth it.
Here are techniques to help you stay committed to realizing your dreams.
How to Be Patient with Your Dreams
1. Be Grateful
Some people recognize their life dreams or purposes as children, while others identify their dreams during adulthood.
Whenever you come to know your dreams, you are very fortunate.
Be grateful for this knowledge, because then you have the opportunity to commit to seeing your dreams manifest.
You also will inspire others to live their dreams, which is to be appreciated.
Are you grateful for knowing what your life dreams are?
Remember the gift of that knowing.
2. Note Why Your Dreams Are Important Daily
Have you felt confusion or doubts about your actions to fulfill your dreams?
After handling various tasks to move closer to your dreams, you may feel unsure or doubtful when things don’t seem to be unfolding as quickly as you like.
This is the perfect time to note WHY your dreams are important.
Each day, write why your dreams are significant.
Read these statements aloud and feel excitement flow through you.
This is a wonderful way to inspire yourself but still be patient.
Did you note why your dreams are important today?
Take a few minutes to do it now!
3. Remember That Little Steps Make Big Dreams Come True
Do you look in awe at the achievements of famous people?
You may see them at an awards show, on a television interview, or on social media with tons of followers, but do you think of what it takes for the famous people to get there?
Some parts of your dreams may unfold quickly, but many times, there is a process to their fruition.
The steps to your dreams may differ from others, so be patient.
Check out the following examples of steps that lead to dreams coming true.
- Celebrate numerous emails you send to inform contacts of your services.
- Be proud of authentic connections that you make at events and new opportunities to collaborate with like-minded individuals.
- Be thankful for payment of one product or hundreds of products.
- Scream in delight for each opportunity to share your gifts with a new group of people.
Remind yourself regularly that little steps make big dreams come true.
Which steps brought you closer to fulfilling your dreams this week?
Think about those steps and empower yourself to keep moving forward!
4. Write About Your Progression
You can remain patient with your dreams by writing about your progression to realize them.
Write about how you pursued your dreams throughout the day in a journal, notebook, or in the memo section of your cellphone.
Is your schedule packed during the day?
No worries! Before going to bed each night, take at least five minutes to jot down developments related to your dreams.
As you write daily, you’ll have a greater sense of appreciation and enthusiasm to do more the next day.
Plus, looking at your progression regularly may show you that your dreams already manifested in some ways.
Have you been writing about the evolution of your dreams?
If you answer yes, keep it up!
If you answer no, start writing today!
5. Talk to Supporters You Trust About the Journey
While you probably heard that you shouldn’t share your dreams with others, there are ideal times to do so with the right people.
Read that last part carefully.
There are ideal times to share your dreams with the right people.
Who are the right people?
The right people are those who encourage you to fulfill your deepest desires.
They are people who share constructive feedback so you move forward with clarity and excellence.
The right people know your dreams, but respect them and you enough not to share those dreams with others.
Do you have supporters you really trust to discuss your progress to fulfill your dreams?
Whether it’s one person or 10 people, embrace the sincere support of trustworthy folks in your life.
Talking to true supporters about your journey can help you be patient with your dreams.
View Images Related to Dreams
Are you the owner of a vision board?
Do you keep pictures of what it will look like when your dreams are fully manifested?
Or do you take time to imagine how your life will be when your dreams come true?
Having one or all of the previous visuals can complement your work to realize dreams while remaining patient.
Create a vision board using poster or magazine images that reflect your desires.
Or you can make a vision board on your computer and save it as your desktop background.
Regardless of how you choose to make the board, use images that make you feel enthusiastic about doing your part to manifest your desires.
Posting pictures of yourself, things, and people who will join your dream experiences in an area that you visit regularly can help, too.
Imagining your life when your dreams come true is beneficial, especially when you feel great and have a positive attitude.
As you see dreams realized in your mind and feel your best, they become real in that moment.
Taking time to imagine your life in this way helps you be patient with your dreams.
Are you creating a vision board or posting pictures about your dreams in areas you frequent?
Or are you imagining life when the dreams come to pass?
Remember: each method is powerful and keeps you patient with your dreams.
Be Patient: For Your Dreams Are Bound To Happen!
Next time you feel impatient with your dreams, take a few deep breaths and remember your power to see dreams come to pass.
Be grateful; note why your dreams are important daily; remember that small steps lead to big dreams realized; write about your progression; talk to trusted supporters about the journey; and view images related to your dreams.
Maintain faith, passion, and patience to fulfill your dreams no matter what!