Chasing Unicorns 2
Many moons ago I wrote a post about Chasing Unicorns and how they are mythological and we could never have them (or the unicorn equivalent say dream body) and that we should do something useful instead of fantasising.
Which is true.
But I recently stumbled across an old Instagram post of three books (The first three I ever bought) I had never really read before them and really struggled to read them tbh.
I would never have thought I would have read over a 100 in a lifetime and looking at my bookshelf now, back then this would have been me chasing a unicorn.
Over time, when we work at something that we thought impossible we can achieve.
So go chase that Unicorn but actually do the work instead of fantasy.
“A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.”
The Little Prince
Remember this when someone puts your dreams and goals down,
When they say you can’t or it can’t be done…
They can’t see what you see
They don’t see the gold medals, they don’t see the we’re open sign, They just see the rock pile.
Stay focused on what you see and let them worry about what they can or cannot see.
Dreams weigh more than excuses
So they say, but I don’t think that’s entirely true.
We all have dreams but we easily disregard them when we realise how much work they require
Or when life gets in the way, we push them to one side and eventually forget them
We make them on the daily
Even though deep down they burn us, because we know were not living the best version of ourselves
Even if we disregard our dreams, we make excuses for anything and everything from exercise to starting a book and everything in between
Excuses eat away at our pride and make us rethink different scenarios of what could of happened if we did that instead of making this excuse
Excuses weigh our souls down
Whereas dream we can easily chuck the duces up and go about our day to day
Bad chapters can still create great stories
Real life isn’t a movie or a book so that magical ending isn’t going to automatically happen,
But if you keep pushing through your struggles, through the hard times
Then you can turn this bad chapter into a great story but not if you settle this chapter for the ending.
So you plant your own garden and decorate your own soul,
Instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
No one is responsible for your happiness,
And your not responsible for anyone else’s
No one is responsible for your growth
No one is responsible for your career
No one is responsible for the actions you take, or dont take
Stop waiting for other people to solve your problems,
Stop blaming other people,
Just get out there and tend to your garden and watch what happens
It’s all on you.