Remember when you were little and you wanted that favourite bike or Barbie doll? You dreamt of what would be under the tree on Christmas morning or what your birthday present would be—not to mention who would be your secret valentine.
Somewhere within you, you’ve recognized a call to a greater life. It beckons you into a magnificent version of yourself, who you are capable of becoming and of how you really want to live. Dream Building is a creative and imaginative way of exploring and deciding what it is that you want in this life personally and professionally. As a child, you were great at Dream Building, in fact, for many of us, it was all we did. How many of us were chastised for daydreaming in class throughout our early school years. Dream Building was conditioned out of us until most of us could no longer do it. Well, there’s one advantage to being an adult and that is that you get to recondition yourself and tap into long forgotten and unused talents such as using your imagination to build your dreams.
Most people don’t know what they really, really want after college or university or after they graduate from high school. And if they don’t graduate, they may be lost and confused about the direction or path in their life. Why? It’s not because they don’t want to achieve more, it’s because they don’t know how or where to begin.
Let me tell you about a much more fulfilling way to achieve your dreams. There is a proven method for accomplishing more with less effort that most people miss. You can start by making some lists of things such as the places you want to visit, the people you’d most like to meet, the things you’d like to do within your lifetime, and maybe even a list of what you’d do if you won the lottery. Then you can start added pictures and images to make the vision a little real. You may want to do some online searches for most romantic destinations, romantic restaurants, dream vacations, top resorts, five-star resorts, and so on. There is no end to what you imagine. You can create a scrapbook, file, binder or build a book online. You may want to create a dream board or journey board to display somewhere where it will inspire you whenever you look at it.
My Master Plan for Life, which is what I call it, is a never-ending book I created online. I dedicate about 15 minutes a day to updating and adding to it. It inspires me, especially when I feel stuck, as yours will inspire you.
It’s never about the dream itself, but about the experience the dream brings, the happiness, the fulfillment of truly expressing ourselves, the love and connection we feel with others, the rich satisfaction of knowing we are making a difference in someone else’s life.
Always be expanding your mind to new possibilities. Whether you do this on your own or with your partner, you need to imagine it to achieve it.
Dream Building for Two is about creating and living an inspired life together. Remember you will always have support and challenge along the way so have fun with your Dream Building adventures and who knows where it will take you.
World Class Professional Speaker, Corporate Trainer, Author
For over 16 years, Darren Jacklin has been mentoring entrepreneurs and business owners on achievable, specific and measurable strategies that they can consistently use to increase their income, transform their obstacles into cash flow and turn their passion into profits.
His uncanny ability to increase wealth and success by uncovering hidden assets, overlooked opportunities and undervalued possibilities has captured the attention of NBC, CBS, international radio stations, magazines and newspapers, movie producers, best-selling authors, CEO’s and business experts worldwide. Darren has personally trained over 130 Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft, AT&T, Black & Decker, Barclays Bank and Air Canada, as well as high school and professional athletes from more than 36 countries.