Why Following Your Dreams Is Your #1 Priority

Following your dreams is the only way to genuinely live an authentic life – keep reading to find out why.

I suppose it’s not fair to call our innermost desires and goals dreams, per se.

I say this because dreams are often identified as ideas that are fantastic in nature and have no place in the so-called “real world.”

However, everything within the scope of our lives begins with a thought.

Many times, a simple thought becomes the grandest of things.

Dreams are often depicted as unreasonable, illogical, and unattainable by our society.

Yet, these very dreams and thoughts are the things that make life worth living and fantastic!

It comes down to the inner fire that drives us to live life the way we feel we should, rather than how we are told we should.

To wake up and follow your heart’s desire, regardless of what those around us tell us, is what we owe ourselves to do.

Following your dreams will make you happy

I mean, let’s face it: at the end of the day, in the night’s quiet, we have to answer to ourselves.

If we follow our hearts, we are at peace.

If we don’t, we develop an inner turmoil that ultimately will defeat us and drain us of life.

Life is to be lived in accordance with what makes us truly happy.

Our modern society, many times, pushes us toward an unfavorable existence.

We believe we are meant to be unhappy, with small glimpses of happiness sprinkled over the entirety of our lives.

Now, I’m not saying we need to be happy 24/7.

However, being able to fulfill your dreams and being in a somewhat constant state of bliss pretty much go hand in hand.

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Remember, an existence in which we work at a job we don’t like, to make money to buy things we may not need, in order to one day retire, doesn’t seem very exciting, does it?

If we don’t fulfill our innermost desires, we are left empty and drained.

So, let’s get started with five reasons you should make your dreams a reality – starting today.

1. It’ll Make You Happy

What truly makes you happy is something that you know on a deep level.

This happiness has the potential to extend into every aspect of our lives.

Our dreams are interconnected with this happiness.

Remember: your heart is always looking out for your best interests.

Happiness is part of your best interest.

If you are truly happy with what you’re doing every day, you will never work a day in your life.

Following your dreams is the key to happiness.

2. You’ll Live with No Regrets

We have to live with ourselves even when we are in a house full of people.

That little voice inside you (which we aptly call the inner voice), or your heart, is in constant conversation within us.

It can be a nagging voice of truth or an inner guide to attaining your goals.

We develop a sense of regret when we do not do what we truly desire most in life.

The reason this happens is that our dreams, our goals, are so intense that sometimes, it gives us very little room to do anything else.

By listening to that inner voice, we can avoid feeling the regret of not being able to fulfill our dreams.

3. It Creates Self Trust

If you think about it, trying to ignore your dreams is really hard to do.

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You have to basically ignore yourself on a 24-hour basis.

However, following your dreams may seem like a scary thing – but the steps are there if you’re listening and paying attention.

Listening to your inner voice and following your dreams creates a sense of self-trust that most people never reach.

This self-trust is an essential part of knowing who you are and living a life of clarity.

It’s easier than it sounds.

Just remember, everything should be done step by step, little by little.

You’ll get there, eventually.

4. Dreams are for billionaires

This is true.

How many people have become rich and successful by doing something they didn’t really put in 110 percent of their effort?

Your dreams are a blueprint for what you should truly be doing.

This is essentially your calling, your purpose, and your destiny all fused into one.

If you work on something you love, then it isn’t work.

Suddenly, you’re building the way to your dream one step at a time.

Life is a playground and it should be enjoyed.

Invest in what fulfills you.

5. Inspire Others

We, fortunately, and unfortunately, live in a world where many people feel like they can’t do the things they truly want.

However, if you step up and decide that you want to live the life you always dreamed about, you’ll accomplish it.

Of course, this may sound like a spin on positivity just to get the engine running, but it’s not.

As humans, we are meant for greatness.

As creators, we are meant to better the world we live in. Our dreams grow the world in many aspects.

Not only are you fulfilling your inner fire, but you are also telling those around you they can, as well.

Nothing is more important than being an example of greatness by simply following your heart.

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Be patient with yourself while following your dreams

Everything in life takes time, and with that comes patience.

Through this entire process, the most complicated part is the practice of patience.

However, with this comes an understanding of what it takes to fulfill your dreams – and the peace required to maintain them.

Hope this helps, and ‘till next time, trust yourself.

How have you challenged yourself to follow your dreams?

What did you have to sacrifice to do so?

What did you gain?

Tell us about it in the comment section!

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Robert J. Escandon is a creator at heart and has dedicated his life to the study of the human mind therapeutically, creatively and historically. Author of the newly published books, The Armor, the Sword and the Shield: An Exploration of Male Archetypes, The White Masque Tales and The Adventures of Almier, Professor Escandon spends his time teaching, conducting research to innovate and advance therapeutic practices and also spends a few hours a week playing video games with his 3 sons and wife. Robert has always related his work to the study of the human mind and the search to better ourselves through communication. He has worked as a therapist for over 15 years, teaches History at Miami Dade College and has worked in Japan as a filmmaker. Robert constantly strives to understand the world around him in order to help others. Whether it’s filmmaking, writing or composing music, Robert will always remind you to “trust yourself, because no one else knows you better than you know yourself.” This philosophy of self trust is the foundational motivator to his work and to the key in better understanding oneself.
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  1. James

    July 2, 2020 at 1:05 PM

    Excellent points, I found a great way to motivate myself daily is with negative thinking sometimes. Seeing and feeling how miserable I would be if I didn’t have positive life habits to achieve my dreams and how terrible I would feel and look 50 years from now.

  2. Martin mugendi

    October 30, 2019 at 5:16 AM

    Thankyou alot for your inspiration

  3. Martin

    May 8, 2019 at 8:28 AM

    Wow….. thank you

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