It's important to "live in the moment," but perhaps more rewarding at times to create the moment! Without clarification and direction, dreams simply become mind meanderings often doomed to be unfulfilled.
I am an entrepreneur that seeks soul-fulfillment as my bottom line. My decisions are made with compassion and that is ultimately what decides my level of success. I leave worry at the door and believe in myself and my company.
What books, quotes, people, blogs will help you when you fail or when you find yourself being judged by others? Create your very own pool of wisdom that you can dip into whenever things don't go as expected or hoped for.
Part of self-growth is taking yourself in new and sometimes difficult directions, and the reason why we do that is because we are striving to achieve more out of life. It's perfectly normal to want more from life and have goals.
Maybe, along with wanting to show up fully in life and see the beauty around us, we also want to be knocked over and swept away from time to time -- to fall in love with life and feel enchanted by what it has to offer.
Who wouldn't rather have a job that you can feel emotionally connected to instead of feeling that you're a puppet of your boss? However, before you give up on this idea, stop and think about whether you could build some of this mindset into your life right now.
When we honor the pathway that calls to us, we discover our authentic self along the way which then becomes the portal to our own wholeness -- it is only then that our authentic voice arises and gives unique expression to who we are.
I used to be a dreamer. For most of a decade, when I wasn't in a euphoric bliss imagining what I could be, I spent the majority of my time back in reality berating myself for not being anything at all.