How To Achieve Your Dreams (and get beyond resistance in 3 steps)

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Things get real when your dreams are on the line, and todays video is packed with some pretty epic re-frames.

I know I’ve been MIA for the past few weeks but I’ll tell ya, this winter has been a time of transformation. Perhaps a deeper more confusing transformation than ever (and I’ve been through LOTS of transformative experiences)

I guess it could be said that life is always evolving. We are always changing.

Isn’t there a quote about that? You know, “the only constant is change”, or something.

Anyway, today I want to talk about dreams. YOUR dreams. Your deepest desires and the things you long to experience, see, achieve in this life.

Lets just start of by saying: they’re valid.

But what’s a girl to do when you have a passion or a dream, but you can’t seem to get yourself to pursue it? You feel the resistance, self doubt, and excuses…big time.

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The Happiness Machine… Would You Plug In? (+ NEW yoga video!)

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Right now I’m reading a book called The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner. I’m a little late on this one seeing as it was originally published in 2008, but it caught my eye in the library nonetheless, and so far I’m loving it.

The book briefly talks about the philosopher Robert Nozick and his thought experiment called the Experience Machine. Imagine that there was a way to stimulate your brain in order to induce pleasurable experiences (and it’s totally safe). You would experience constant pleasure for the rest of your life.

Would you plug yourself into the Experience Machine?

I wouldn’t.

This simple thought experiment got me thinking about how much I truly, deeply enjoy the act of achieving.

For me, pursuit and happiness are not mutually exclusive. This idea has been rippling through my thoughts all week.

We spend so much of our mental energy trying to become happy mostly by focusing on getting rid of our sources of un-happiness. Simply take a look at the way we handle our feelings.

I’d say most people (including myself), have the instinct to get rid of fear, to run from uncertainty, not feel insecure about our bodies, get rid of the the food cravings, get your life together, and figure out what your doing with your life already because confusion is bad!

But I woke up this morning asking myself, what if the uncertainty, change, confusion and fear is always there? And surprisingly I felt peace.

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You are the HERO of your life!

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How is your winter (or summer) going so far? I’ve been doing a lot of snowboarding and cooking.

These days I’m cooking a ton of Indian food. Seriously, I’m obsessed with learning all the in’s and out’s of making authentic Indian dishes. It’s my favorite cuisine (tips and resources totally welcome!)

It’s been a winter of healing for me, which is why I haven’t been making as many videos as I usually do. I spent a lot of much needed time to myself snowboarding, cooking, going for walks and catching up on episodes of The Mindy Project (that show cracks me up!).

BUT now I am back with a new video and I think you’re going to love it! Sometimes you just need someone to remind you that you are the superhero of your own life — you have the power to say “this is not how my story is going to end”!

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Top SoulFULL Posts and Topics of 2014

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I’m not one for setting big New Years goals.

I don’t believe in reflecting and starting new just once a year. Instead, it’s something that I circle back to often throughout the year. I prefer to constantly check-in with myself and assess whether or not I like the direction I’m headed in.

Do I still desire what I desired a few months ago? Am I following my excitement? Am I forgiving the past, as I go?

The one and only resolution I’m making is the commitment to heal my own mind — to know my Self deeper than ever before. That is the only thing I resolve to do this year and everything else will stem from it.

It’s been a busy year here in Soul Workout headquarters. Whether you’ve been with me for a while, or you just found me, below is a recap of the most popular topics and videos from this year!

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The Key to Life Transformation and Personal Growth

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Hello friends, I’m back from my mini break!

The past couple of weeks were full of personal reflection, some disappointment, breakthroughs, excitement, and new beginnings.

I have so many topics I want to chat with you about in the New Year so get ready because we’re going places :)

In today’s NEW video below, I share with you the key to experiencing transformation and growth in your life. I’ve been listening to an “inspirational story of the day” on a local radio station on my drives to work, and the scientist in me couldn’t help but try and find the common theme in all the stories.

Click the video below to find out what I discovered!

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