The Habit to dream big

The Habit to Dream Big and believe your dreams to achieve success  is a proven success formula. Many of our great super sport heroes and heroines would not have achieved the fame and recognition that they have if not for the ability to dream big.  A great part of these people and their personal success lies in the fact that they were taught from a young age that in order to realize your dreams you need to fully commit yourself and believe in your dreams.

Quite a few well known sportsman have had to endure many set backs and let downs in their careers.  They have only managed to achieve their successes because they all have had the ability to dream big and in so doing have accomplished their personal goals and realized that dreams come true if you commit and persevere.

Your plan is to succeed in life, so dream big.  In order to realize your dreams and to utilize your full potential you have to believe in your dreams.  Part of this process is to believe in yourself and your abilities.  Don’t set yourself unrealistic goals, but don’t sell yourself short either!  There is absolutely nothing wrong with setting yourself a target.  Do not listen to those who tell you that you are reaching to high.

There is no reason to place a limit on your dreams and desires.  This will only choke you and prevent your ability to see the bigger picture and to dream big.  Do not become discouraged by set backs.  This is part of life.  Learn to process the negativity into a positive light.  Dreams come true if you allow them to grow.

Become the great person that you know inside you.  Believe in your dreams and don’t give up.  Remember that they are your dreams and nobody can take them away from you unless you let them.  Stay focused and you can and will realize your dreams.

A truly wonderful story of how to dream big is one about one of the world’s greatest pistol shooters.  When the young man in question was a 28 year old doing his army stint and at the top of his game, he was involved in a tragic accident.  During a training session, a hand grenade accidentally went off while he was holding it and he lost the very hand that he had achieved so much with.  Instead of letting this stop him, he then began relentlessly training with his left hand.  He had to believe in his dreams and stay focused.  A year later he again won the championships, this time using his left hand!

The lesson here is that you can either let the disasters in life discourage you, or you can believe in your dreams and go all out to realize your dreams.  Surround yourself with those who have faith in you and know that with positive thoughts you can dream big and you will succeed!

We all have times in our lives when it seems that just as we were about to achieve our goals and dreams, they are snatched from our grasp by fate.  Do not let this discourage you.  Continue to believe in your dreams.  As you can see from the young man who overcame all odds to once again surface a champion, he never gave up!

Self-pity can be the one thing that can destroy your dreams.  It is easy to feel sorry for oneself in times of suffering and disaster and to feel like the whole world is against you.  Pick yourself up, dust yourself off and dream big!  You too can achieve and realize your dreams.

There is a game you can play on your own while watching your favorite team match on the television.  For a moment place yourself in the shoes of the sportsman participating in the game.  Try to understand their psyches and what sets them apart as great.  It does not matter what the game is.  Just pretend that you are them for a few minutes.

The guy who is fielding far out on the cricket pitch, seemingly all on his own, what is he thinking.  What is his next move and why?  Then there is the soccer player who just missed the perfect goal, one that could have won his team the cup.  How is he feeling right now?  How does he go on playing and stay positive and move forward.  A player has been injured and has to sit out and watch his team mates battling it out.  What is going through his mind?  The secret behind all of these people is that they have the ability to dream big.

Dream Big: Quotes

  • “It may be that those who do most, dream most.” – Stephen Butler Leacock
  • “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “The future you see is the future you get.” – Robert G Allen
  • “Between the great things we cannot do and the small things we will not do, the danger is that we shall do nothing.” – Adolph Monod
  • “When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life.” – Greg Anderson
  • “Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.” – James Allen
  • “Follow your heart and your dreams will come true.” – Anonymous
  • “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.” – Pamela Vaull Starr
  • “When you have a dream you’ve got to grab it and never let go.” – Carol Burnett

Dream Big: Videos

Winning is a habit – best motivational video

  • A motivational video I made…for all those out there who have something that has been holding them back.
  • Watch the video

Winning is a habit (Vince Lombardi)

  • Short motivational clip, taken from ESPN Promo footage with Vince Lombardi, a famous American Football Coach.

Develop Winning Habits – Action Principle

  • If becoming a success were easy, everyone would do it.. As a follower of the Action Principles, you can. You can develop winning habits while identifying and working to eliminate your bad habits. Be patient. Psychological studies have shown that it takes about 30 days to begin to form or begin to rid yourself of a habit.

Believe In Your Victory (Motivation)

  • Will Sims is an aspiring professional football player. He just graduated from Texas A&M and currently plays semi-pro football in Houston. This is a motivation video telling the world to go out and seize your dreams. In the end you must “believe in your victory.”

Never give up, believe in yourself

  • Great motivational movie

Dream Big: Images

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