On August of 2008 I got married.
It was the happiest day of my life (thus far).
As I entered the garden where our wedding took place, dressed in the white beautiful dress I was dreaming to wear for many years, my whole being was flooded with bliss. I enjoyed every moment of the meaningful and spiritual event and besides the fact that we didn’t get married on a beach (a part of me really wanted to do that, but I didn’t want to take the chance of freezing on my wedding day or not having the sun shining) it was so perfect.
One thing that was not on our to do-list was our honeymoon. Maybe it was because it took us more than a year to plan our wedding, we didn’t feel like having another project on our plate. I can tell you that I will do whatever it takes to get away from overwhelm. And so I did.
So we took a two-night stay close by, just to rest from…everything. We did not define those two nights as our honeymoon though. As time passed by we started do find ourselves half-joking, half-serious about the fact that we didn’t have a honeymoon and we kind of made a mental note that ONE DAY….one day we will.
And we all know how it is, don’t we? Putting something out there, keeping it in a dreamy mode, not taking action towards it (even if the action is visualizing or writing affirmations) will most likely not make the dream come true.
About two months ago I picked up again the book The Passion Test by Janet Bray Attwood & Chris Attwood.
I started to read it a few years ago and put it aside. I can’t recall what made me want to pick it up again, but I did. And I am glad I did (just keep reading and you’ll know why).
One of the exercises that Janet & Chris recommend in the book is writing five dreams of yours in a very specific way (page 38). Since I know that doing this simple exercise works so beautifully, I immediately pulled out my stack of 3 x 5 cards and eagerly wrote 5 of my dreams on 4 different cards and placed one on my nightstand, one on my office desk, one on the refrigerator and one on my make-up mirror. I looked at the cards periodically feeling that there is something that helps me to stay connected on a daily basis with my dreams even if I am not taking any major actions yet.
A month later, my husband and I thought of taking a short vacation, maybe a cruise for 3-4 nights, or something else that involved the sun, beach and relaxation. As I was starting to research online I quickly realized that 3-4 days would not be enough to relax. The delicious pictures of the beautiful beaches made me think that even a week might not be enough.
So after about two days of searching, finding the same deals through different sites in the Caribbean, Mexico and other place that were pretty exciting BUT not for this trip, I noticed that I was searching for things that I didn’t really want. I had a dream. But it was so dreamy and so “away from me” in my experience that I didn’t even think of achieving it. And then it hit me; If we are about to go for longer and spend more money than we originally thought to, maybe it’s time to book that desired honeymoon?…
So I dared to punch the key words “All Inclusive Vacations” “Kauai”.
And here it was. Wow!! As I was looking at the images and the options, I felt a big YES. I felt that I was drawn to it, I felt that this is it. So I immediately contacted our travel agent on board (Doug Kerr from Sunward Adventures), he was able to adjust our flight and there we were, three weeks away from our dreamy honeymoon.
I was so eager to share this with you that on our way back from Kauai I got my beloved laptop out, which I touched only once during the trip to check emails and each night to download all the amazing pictures, so we have room on our camera to make new ones the next day. And I got to tell you that as much as I love my laptop, it was so nice to take some time off…:-)
The reason that I was so eager to share this with you is because there is something that I realized (again) that might, just might make a difference for you too. I can't (and in fact won't) keep the good stuff a secret. So if you have something that is sitting there in the back of your mind, and you want it, but you have kind of suppressed it because you think it is not achievable, or you don’t have the funds, or it’s not the right timing, all of the above (or similar) can get out of your way, IF YOU'LL JUST FUEL YOUR DREAM, in whichever way works for you at this time.
For me what worked (and very fast I must say) is writing the 5 dreams according to The Passion Test. It was a desire put in motion, and without much pushing or pressing, things have been aligning themselves in such a way that a dream became a reality.
Sometimes I meet people that tell me that they have tried exercises like this but it didn’t work for them. So if sometimes that happens to you, here is a BIG TIP that can make a huge difference for you:
|Make Sure That You Do Not Sabotage Your Dreams|
Meaning, once you are writing them down, don’t engage yourself in thoughts or conversations that do not support your dream. Like: “…but I have no clue how I’ll afford it” or “…yea, I really want it, but who knows if it’s ever going to happen”, you see what I mean?
Simply, S-I-M-P-L-Y do one step towards it, a step that you feel comfortable with. Which might be taking a few minutes to think about what you want, what are your 5 dreams. And I am sure that The Passion Test will inspire you to do that.
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Founder of Infinite Realities International- Holistic Healing
Clinical Hypnotherapist, Master Results Coach & Forensic Healer
Sigal incorporating these modalities in her practice: Foot & Handwriting Analysis, The Grinberg Method, Past Life Regression, Reiki, NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programing) Neurological Repatterning, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Forensic Healing and more. To learn more about Sigal and her work visit www.sigalzoldan.com
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