September 25th is World Dream Day.
It does not matter where you come from, where you live, or how much money you have, one thing that we all have in common is dreams! We all have aspirations and goals for a better tomorrow. The trouble is that there are a lot of hurdles and barriers that stand in the way when it comes to making our dreams a reality.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. — Harriet Tubman
World Dream Day has been established for the purpose of encouraging individuals, communities, businesses, schools, and families to take some time to concentrate on their dreams and make an effort to turn them into a reality. You will find a lot of exciting resources and inspirational tools online to empower people to embark on the journey to make their dreams more than just a figment of their imagination. It’s time to go out there and get what we really want in our lives!
Dream Day is a vital day in terms of honoring the role that dreams play in all of our lives. Even more importantly, it is a day whereby we all inspire one and other, helping our loved ones, peers, and even strangers to put a plan in action to make positive changes in their lives and the wider world.
There are a number of different things that we can all do in order to put the wheels in motion and start achieving our dreams. The first step is finding something you want to believe in and being inspired. You may feel lost at the moment. You may not know what your dreams are. This is okay. Don’t put pressure on yourself. Dreams don’t have to be about glory or fame to be considered significant. It is all about what matters to you. What gives you a sense of purpose? What do you want from your life? You need to look deep inside and figure out what fulfills you. Be honest with yourself. Don’t feel like you need to pick a certain dream for the sake of someone else. This is personal to you.
One thing that tends to stop most people from achieving their dreams is fear. They are scared of the challenges that lie ahead. They are worried that they will fail on their quest to achieve their goals. It is important to try and adopt a healthy mindset when it comes to embracing the unknown, rather than simply running away from it.
Once you have decided on your goals and you feel focused, you should pursue your passions actively and take action. Do not allow your visions and dreams to exist passively as mere ideas. You need to concentrate and take action. One step at a time! In order to make big things happen, you do not need to make large decisions. Instead, you can divide this up into smaller goals, which can be just as fulfilling. Also, don’t be disheartened if you lose your way a little bit. The path to success is not always easy. Things may go off track and you may make mistakes along the way. You know what they say; the things worth having in life do not come easy. So, you need to persevere, and if you find yourself struggling, take a deep breath, and even have a little break! Don’t be so hard on yourself.
It is time to sit back and relax and enjoy Dream Day!
But do not use it as an excuse to slip back into bed – Dream Day was set up by an instructor at Columbia University in 2012 as a way of helping us all achieve our dreams and to make the world a better place. The creator of the day is Ozioma Egwuonwu; a transformational strategist and educator. It was her aim to create a day that would help to heal and inspire humanity.
After all, a lot of things in our world have started out like a dream. Think about all of the different inventions that have occurred over the years. They usually start off as a dream. The same goes for all of the different books and songs that have been written over the years. Of course, there are dreams that have had a huge impact around the world in terms of civil rights. Martin Luther King. Jr made one of the most famous speeches of all time, which began with the words “I have a dream.” You can read the speed in full online, and we definitely recommend that you do so. Martin Luther King. Jr dreamed of an end to racism. He worked hard and dedicated his life to making this dream a reality.