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Happiness and fulfillment in life is often equated to making your dreams come true, and indeed, our dreams give us direction, hope, and enthusiasm to live life to the fullest and strive harder in everything we do. Although happiness and fulfillment can be gained from so many things, it is also great to really aim for the realization of your dreams.

Here are 10 things that you might find useful in helping you work on your dreams.

1. Believe that you can reach for your dream. Having the self-confidence that you can really reach for your dream is one important factor in being able to achieve it. Lack of self confidence is often a hindrance to whatever you want to achieve in life, so learn to overcome it.

2. Plan. This gives you direction on what to do now, and what to do next in trying to attain your dreams. Goals in life, whether big or small, need a plan to be carried out, so if you find it hard to make the first start in making your dreams come true, then you have to plan it carefully. Even if you don’t stick to your plan rigidly, it helps you a lot in setting the pace of your efforts.

3. Identify your strengths and weaknesses. The more you know yourself, the more you can plan well on how you can make your dreams into reality. Do not let your weaknesses discourage you. Instead, turn them into strengths and use them.

4. Find your motivation. Motivation is one important part of making your dreams come true. Even in simple goals like losing weight, or getting all your tasks done before the month ends seem to be very hard if you lack motivation. Know what motivates you and include that always in your journey towards your dream.

5. Work hard but enjoy life. Yes, you have to work hard to make your dreams come true but don’t forget to enjoy life’s pleasures too. Share your talent, do what you love doing, and spend happy time with your loved ones.

6. Keep on learning. Don’t stop learning just because you are not in school anymore. Enhance your knowledge and skills. Learn from your mistakes and from other’s mistakes. This will help you make smart decisions and workable plans.

7. Treat others well. Do not just step on everyone’s toes just because you are aiming high in making your dreams come true. Treat other people well. Build good relationships, and you will attract good things coming in your way.

8. Be positive. Stop the negative self-talks. Help your mind focus on the bright side of life. Being positive is not only a winning attitude in making your dreams come true, but a definitely a winning attitude in life. It also frees you from anxieties, unwanted worries and other negative thoughts that affect your life, your attitude and your actions.

9. Give and share. Learn to share to others. Remember that being able to achieve success or finally getting the dream you want, there are also people who worked hard with you for you to achieve it, so be appreciative.

10. Be thankful. Stop looking at what others have that you don’t. Stop comparing yourself to others in a negative way. Instead, give thanks.

Carolyn Anderson is a freelance author, book reviewer and an avid reader. For a great self-help book about improving your attitude in life, check out”>The Book of Est. Also check out”>Instant Hypnosis, where you can find hundreds of hypnosis products that you can use in training your subconscious.