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Category: Following your Dreams

Overcome fear and follow your dreams.

Stop letting fear hold you back and start doing what you want.

[ 5 ] August 23, 2011

Anything worthwhile that you can do, will likely scare you. You probably woke up today wanting more. But something got in your way, didn’t it? Fear. It’s time to overcome fear and start controlling your own life.

Triumphant guy on top of a mountain

The view from the summit

[ 10 ] July 26, 2011

Building my business to the point where I could quit my job has been my huge goal for the past six months, and a big dream of mine for much longer than that. Here’s what I’ve learned along the way.

triumphant girl

Big dreams and scary leaps: How I quit my job

[ 36 ] July 8, 2011

This is a story about dreaming big. This is a story about taking a chance and growing into the person you need to be to make things happen.

graduation

Why Denzel Washington told Penn grads to fail (and why we should, too)

[ 16 ] May 18, 2011

“I had to come exactly because I might make a fool of myself,” said Washington. “I’ve found that nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks. Nothing.”

roller derby girl: ain't nobody getting in her way!

10 Tips for Getting Out of Your Own Way

[ 7 ] January 29, 2011

You want to do something, but… you put it off, you think about all the things that could go wrong, maybe you talk yourself out of trying at all. If you would just get out of your own way, imagine what you could accomplish! Here are 10 tips to help.

Making your dreams come true: where the rubber meets the road

Making your dreams come true: where the rubber meets the road

[ 10 ] January 14, 2011

What would make your life something to savor? What would make you feel like a genius of life-rocking awesomeness? If you knew you were dying, you would do whatever it took to make it happen. Well, guess what? We’re all dying.

Reclaim Your Dreams

Filled with dreams but stuck? Here’s a push.

[ 0 ] January 12, 2011

There are a lot of different kinds of stuck, and a lot of different resources to help with them. Normally I don’t review stuff here, but this is just too awesome not to share.

A great deal for those interested in this path

A great deal for those interested in this path

[ 0 ] November 30, 2010

Huge sale: 23 ebooks about online business retailing at $1052 on sale for $97 until 10 am EST Dec. 2.

How to do something big

How to do something big

[ 1 ] November 23, 2010

Is there something you’ve always wanted to do? Something grand and ambitions? Maybe you’ve always wanted to write a book, or build an airplane, or hike the Appalachian Trail. It’s huge, life-changing even, and you’ve known for a long time that you want to do it, but you haven’t done it. Here’s how to change that.

Life experiments: Living the dream(?)

Life experiments: Living the dream(?)

[ 9 ] November 19, 2010

What does your dream life look like? If money was no object, and you could live where you want, do what you want, and be what you want, what would that be? If you don’t know yet, set aside some time to think about it. Knowing what you want doesn’t guarantee you’ll get it, but […]

Five simple steps to making your dreams come true

Five simple steps to making your dreams come true

[ 4 ] October 26, 2010

A few weeks back, I wrote a post about big dreams. Dreams are important—they can give us direction and hope, something to work toward. If you don’t know what you want to do, check out that post for a few suggestions on figuring it out. But dreams can only take you so far. If you […]

How to find your passion

How to find your passion

[ 15 ] October 15, 2010

Do you ever wonder what you’re really doing here on this planet, or more accurately, what you’re supposed to be doing? Do you envy the people who just seem to know, and are already doing what they’re clearly meant to do? There aren’t a lot, but they’re out there. They love their jobs and excel […]