10 things that will happen when you start pursuing your dreams

10 things that will happen when you start pursuing your dreams

Self-help and self-development proponents like myself are constantly encouraging people to pursue their dreams. In fact I'll be presenting a keynote on something very much like this topic at a very exciting National conference in a month or so. 

But why should people pursue their dreams? 

For happiness? For success? For wealth? For all of these? 

Well, there are many reasons but this great article from MindBodyGreen lists 10 things (including, not surprisingly, happiness) that will happen once you start pursuing your dreams. And note, they're not all positive and in face, some of them might be difficult and/or distressing…

by Ashley Cebulka 

So you took the leap. You’re pursuing your passions and it’s a relatively new reality for you. Or perhaps you're entertaining the idea, and your ball of nerves and upset stomach have held you back from jumping of the cliff and into uncertainty.

Let’s just get real and honest about a few things you can expect when you take the big risk to pursue your dreams.

1. You are going to be scared sh*tless, more than once.

Fear may be paralyzing at times, yet the desire and passion to do what you love has a stronger hold on you than fear ever could.

2. There are times you're going to be uncertain.

And it may be really, really uncomfortable. It’s OK.

3. You're going to get way out of your comfort zone.

This is a good thing, because you’re going to need to in order to grow and expand the way your purpose asks you to.

4. Doubt will inevitably creep in.

You'll eventually learn to either laugh at it and yourself, or spend way too long entertaining it and making tons of meaning out of it when you could be chasing your dreams instead…

…keep reading the full article HERE