Natasha’s Thought of the Day: Dream Big!

Children are huge dreamers before adults destroy their imaginative spirits and tell them to start thinking smaller, to start being “realistic”. The huge dreams of a child is exactly where God wants us to be. There is no fear connected with dreaming big and setting goals to attain what we desire. There is fear in thinking small. The most successful people in the world open their minds to what most people would consider the impossible, the inconceivable, and the insane. 

Think of President Barack Obama, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, Mark Zuckerberg, Mary Kay Ash, Bob Johnson and others who had big dreams and didn’t stop thinking, pushing, and working even after those dreams materialized. Even after they passed away, King, Jobs, and Ash’s legacies continue to live on through the work they started…their passion serves as the fuel for their mission. Their brand continues to grow.

We must realize that our actions and lack thereof impact us and others for generations. The native Americans have a saying that every decision we make today impacts seven generations of the future. So consider the decisions you make each day. Make sound decisions but don’t limit yourself in fear. Allow yourself to dream big and have the intense imagination that you did as a child. Free yourself!

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Copyright 2012. Natasha L. Foreman. All Rights Reserved. 
Excerpts of this thought were first drafted for Breaking Bread with Natasha on WordPress and Blogspot.
Artwork source: soggypigeon.deviantart.com

Overcoming Fear Quote of the Day 10.4.11

By Natasha L. Foreman, MBA

My dad used to say, “when a dog barks whistle” meaning don’t run in fear–face it. But he also didn’t say “go find the dog”. You must be smart when dealing with high intensity situations. When fear is chasing you down, face it, but don’t go looking for opportunities to be attacked…just because you hear a barking dog doesn’t mean you should walk over to the fence with the sign that reads, “Beware of Dog” and then hop the fence.

When fear is chasing you, face it but don’t add ‘bullets’ to the ‘gun’ being pointed at you. Think and act strategically, intentionally, and courageously. Leverage your strengths and weaknesses, and gain the upper hand as you are prepared for the blind spots in life. So when that dog barks and you whistle, and it comes charging around the corner ready to attack…you will also be ready.

-Natasha L. Foreman, MBA

Copyright 2011. Natasha L. Foreman. Paradigm Life. All Rights Reserved.

Overcoming Fear Quote of the Day 10.4.11

By Natasha L. Foreman, MBA

My dad used to say, “when a dog barks whistle” meaning don’t run in fear–face it. But he also didn’t say “go find the dog”. You must be smart when dealing with high intensity situations. When fear is chasing you down, face it, but don’t go looking for opportunities to be attacked…just because you hear a barking dog doesn’t mean you should walk over to the fence with the sign that reads, “Beware of Dog” and then hop the fence.

When fear is chasing you, face it but don’t add ‘bullets’ to the ‘gun’ being pointed at you. Think and act strategically, intentionally, and courageously. Leverage your strengths and weaknesses, and gain the upper hand as you are prepared for the blind spots in life. So when that dog barks and you whistle, and it comes charging around the corner ready to attack…you will also be ready.

-Natasha L. Foreman, MBA