Are you tired of living small? It’s that feeling of you know that you can do better, but for some reason or another, you are not. I know, been there and done that! I found out the hard way what I am about to share with you.
In order to truly dream big and live large, we have to dig down deep and find out exactly what that means for each of us individually. Here are the 5 steps to living the life or creating the business you truly desire:
Step 1: Get Lost! The best way to find yourself is to get lost. It’s true you should try and reconnect with yourself and have your “me” time at least once a week, but for this step, I am talking about something bigger. I mean really get lost in your own world. Set out a time to really sit down and blueprint the life or business you truly desire! Just by taking this special time out for yourself, you will discover hobbies, dreams and beliefs that once were part of you but became disconnected, due to life’s pressures. This is the time to reconnect with the big picture of your life or self and you may even realize new passions, joys or aspirations you have!
Step 2: Get Naked! Peel off all of those exterior layers and get down to the core of who you are! If this involves literally getting naked in front of a mirror, then do so! It is extremely important to know yourself better than anybody else. Be sure to discover your strengths and weaknesses, as this will support building your dream lifestyle. By doing so, nobody else will ever have the power to use words or judgments to penetrate your soul. It allows us to block out the labels and opinions ofothers, as well as our own ego, and just be. Think about newborn babies and take yourself back to that point of sheer innocence and vulnerability.
Step 3: Get Real! This is your chance to take ownership of who you really are! Be honest with yourself and don’t get distracted by shiny objects. Define what you need and don’t need, your dreams, goals and perfect lifestyle… all by your standards only! Once you have that all figured out, make sure you truly embrace it because this is the real you. Your perfect self!
Step 4: Get Passionate! In order to live big, you must discover how passionate you really are about this big picture of life/business concept. If you don’t feel the burning desire inside for this new journey/life/business, then what is the point? By defining your truest passion in life and feeling that fire inside, you never leave room for doubt to enter your mind. Many people may find excuses to not live out their passions because of financial or personal challenges. The truth is that if you truly are passionate about it, you will seek out the necessary tools and people to make it happen! If not, perhaps it isn’t your true passion, in which case you need to go back to step one and start over. Once you find something that you consider to be the most incredible thing ever and that you’re never going to let go of it until you get it to the point of fruition, that is when you have succeeded at finding your true passion!
Step 5: Get Committed! No, no. I don’t mean to the insane asylum. I mean get committed to yourself! Now that you have realized your perfect lifestyle/business concept and discovered who you truly are, commit to keeping yourself this way and fighting for it! While it’s wonderful to stick with your vision, be sure to leave yourself open for other opportunities to come to you. You may start on one path, but something even more grand could come your way that you weren’t expecting. The point is, stay true and committed to yourself and you will never go wrong in life!
Take time out this weekend and explore these 5 steps and discover the passionate you within. No matter what happens along the way, remember to dream big but live bigger!