Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Taking Action Is The Only Way To Attain Your Dreams

Many people live their whole lives with fabulous and yet unfulfilled dreams. This is because dreams are little more than whimsy until focused and determined action is applied. Taking action is how you make fantasy into reality and achieve your wildest imaginings.

There are a good number of reasons to delay or deny yourself action. Some individuals find that they are always waiting for a better time, more money or a phenomenal opportunity. In reality however, most of these same are actually afraid to take the dreaded first step. This is because most advances towards success require a willingness to risk failure. Many people certainly have their reasons for delaying or denying actions. Most people will tell you that they are waiting for a better opportunity, more time, more money, or some other thing that is always just over the horizon. The truth however, is that most people are actually afraid to take action. They know that each time they do they risk failure.

Because of this, it is rarely ever external circumstances that keep people from moving forward. It is usually internal fear instead that keeps people motionless when the should be up and running. Self-doubt and fear is what often keeps people living mediocre and mundane lives when they instead could be taking the bull by the horns, so to speak.

Courage is the beginning of taking action. It is about recognizing that there is a possibility of failure and yet moving forward anyway. Great acts of courage are rarely, if ever, totally absent of fear. When you are ready to start aggressively walking the path of your life you must accept that there will be times of great terror in which you must keep pushing forward in spite of the negative emotions that attempt to thwart your progress.

Inactivity can actually be a huge source of depression and other damaging emotions. It is an unnatural way of living life, especially when you must watch dreams die away and opportunities dissolve. Choosing to take action often helps to restore positive thinking and a healthy and vibrant emotional state. Your body and mind are most happy and alive when you are putting them up for overcoming challenges.

One of the best ways to end a spell of stagnant living is to take stock of the underlying issues of your dormancy. It is important to ask yourself why you have been inactive in certain areas. By clearly outlining your fears you can begin to address and conquer them. You will find that in areas where you may not have advanced before because it seemed inopportune, you were instead simply afraid of risking failure.

It is also important to take a good look at the people that you surround yourself with. If you are constantly in the company of negative individuals that do not take action on their own dreams, it is likely that you will listen to a lot of discouraging and negative speak. When you are around this type of energy for extended periods of time you are far less likely to respond to life's challenges in a positive key.

When you choose to confront your fear and get rid of unnecessary negative feedback from those around you, you can keep a positive, proactive mindset. Taking action is sure to give you the results that you have been seeking but not getting while laying around and waiting for something to happen. When you put your hand to the task of structuring your life, you can steer valiantly towards the future of your very dreams.

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