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Success Articles > How to Get Your Dreams Out of Your Mind and Into Reality

So many people have dreams that never make it out their mind. They know what they want to do, but just don't take action to work toward it. Dreams were not made to just sit in the mind and collect dust year after year. Dreams are meant to be achieved.

I believe that one of the worst things that can happen to an individual is for him or her to live with regret. Nobody wants to look back upon his or her life, and regret not achieving their dreams. The best thing to do is seize the opportunity while you have it.

That doesn't mean that achieving your dreams will happen overnight, nor does it mean that achieving your dreams will be easy. But what it does mean is that you have reached a point in your life where you know what you want, and you are ready to make it happen. Everyone has dreams, and everyone deserves to achieve them. And yes, that includes you.

It is time to bury all of the excuses that have been standing in between you and your dreams. Yes, going for your dreams may seem overwhelming, but one helpful thing you can do is break your dream down into small manageable goals. You don't have to simply focus on the big picture, just take small steps until you achieve what you desire to achieve.

I believe that one reason so many individuals never reach their dreams is because they look at the whole picture, becomes discouraged, and then gives up. For example, if an individual has a dream to achieve a college degree. He or she will look at the task of achieving the whole degree, instead of focusing on the small goals of passing the required courses that will lead him or her to the degree.

Another example is that an individual may have a dream to lose 20 pounds. He or she will look at the 20 pound task as one whole challenging task, instead of breaking the dream of losing the 20 pounds into small goals of losing 2 pounds a week for 10 weeks.

Not only will focusing on the small goals seem less overwhelming, but when you achieve the smaller steps that can keep you inspired and motivated to achieve your bigger dream. Dream achievement is possible when you learn how to set goals, take small steps, overcome the challenges and stay dedicated to your commitment.

Now what is a dream that you want to achieve that you have put off? Isn't it time that you become dedicated to work on your dream? If you are reading this article then it is not too late. Make today one of your best days ever by deciding to pursue and achieve your dreams. Just imagine how amazing you will feel when you can look back upon your life and say "I achieved my dreams!"