Manifest Your Dreams
You’ve heard of the saying “mind over matter,” right? This phrase means that if you put your mind to it, you can achieve anything.
While it’s a nice saying, does it actually mean anything? Can you use your mind and your mindset to manifest your dreams?
You absolutely can.
Your mind is an incredibly powerful tool. Just look at the self-fulfilling prophecy as an example. If you believe something bad is going to happen, you subconsciously work to make that happen in your life.
If you believe something good is going to happen though, you can make that a reality, too.
Not quite sold? Here are some useful ways to change your mindset so you can manifest your dreams.
What do you want in life? Perhaps you want to make more money. You could want more time so you can unwind and see more of your family and friends.
No matter what you crave most, you won’t get it long-term unless you plan for it. Planning begins with setting goals for yourself.
Although it might sound silly, start by writing down your goals. There’s something about seeing your goals on paper that makes them real. You feel like you can manifest your dreams.
Now that you know what you want out of life (i.e., your goal), think about how to achieve it. Write down the steps you’ll take.
Smaller goals don’t take as long to achieve as longer-term goals. That doesn’t make them any less significant, though.
Every single day, work towards your goal. Even if you’re strapped for time, a little something is better than nothing.
Harness the Power of Positivity
Of course, you won’t get very far with your goals if you don’t believe in yourself.
Some people are naturally bubbly, cheerful, and optimistic. For them, the glass is always half-full, even in bad situations.
Others have a more pessimistic personality. They see the glass as half-empty. Even when good things happen, their mindset doesn’t change.
That can hinder you a lot. You may not meet your goals or manifest your dreams with that attitude.
You owe it to yourself to start thinking positively.
At first, it may seem hard, especially if you’re naturally pessimistic. If you fail at something, it can be tough to see the good in that.
Every failure is a lesson. You learn something you didn’t know. You then apply that knowledge, and during the next attempt, you’re more successful.
If you believe in yourself and the universe around you, good things will start happening.
We already asked what you want in life. Here is a different question.
What drives you?
What inspires you to get out of bed every morning and take on the day? Is it bills? Keeping the roof over your head?
If you’re lucky, you’re driven by passion. You may have the opportunity to work in a field that personally resonates with you. Your job isn’t always easy, but it’s rewarding because you love it.
You may not be in a position to switch jobs or careers. That’s a big step both personally and financially. That’s okay.
You can always chase your passions in your spare time.
Let yourself make something. Don’t be afraid to fail. Accept challenges and learn from them.
Having passion in your life enriches it deeply. You feel more fulfilled in all you do.
You feel closer to your loved ones. Even your job doesn’t seem so lackluster.
So go ahead. Figure out what it is that makes you want to jump out of bed every morning. Then follow your passion.
We’ve briefly discussed failure already.
No matter how much you believe in yourself, no matter how passionate you are, failure will happen. It’s unavoidable.
The greatest creators, inventors, and daring minds have all failed.
The game changer was that they didn’t quit.
They dusted themselves off, figured out what didn’t work, and kept going.
That’s the main difference between failure and success. Everyone tastes failure, but not everyone gives in. Success is trying again even though it’s not always easy.
Don’t go through life afraid to fail. You’re doing yourself a disservice if you’re letting your life be ruled by fear.
Instead, be daring. Be bold. Do something you never would have done because fear is holding you back.
Yes, you might fail. That’s not the worst thing that can happen, though. Instead, the worst that can happen is that you give up.
And Our Favorite Way to Manifest Your Dreams…Be Grateful
Before, we mentioned how harnessing the power of positivity is a useful way to manifest your dreams. We also discussed how some people naturally aren’t very positive.
One way to get yourself in the positive-thinking mindset is by learning gratitude.
You may sit down every morning or night and meditate. During that time, your mind plays over the day’s events. You can think about which ones meant the most to you.
You could also start a gratitude journal. Every night, jot down a few things that made you appreciative.
Some days being grateful will be harder than others. Those are the days where you feel like life is dragging you through the mud.
There’s a silver lining in every situation, though. You just have to look for it.
Once you train your mind to be more grateful, you’ll notice that you focus more on what’s good in your life instead of what’s bad. You naturally become more positive.
There are a lot of ways to manifest your dreams, but it all starts with the right mindset. By overcoming your fear of failure, being grateful, and chasing your passion, you’re well on your way to achieving your goals.
If you need some help along the way, call on Craig Beck. As a self-help speaker and author, Beck has helped many people learn to harness wealth, become more confident, and reach their dreams and goals.