Why most people never follow their dreams

This is not my own work. Content and graphics snitched from The 6 Enemies of Greatness by Jessica Hagy.

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We often settle for what’s available, and what’s available isn’t always great. “Because it was there,” is an okay reason to climb a mountain, but not a very good reason to take a job… More

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Adopting the abundance mentality at the workplace

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The magic about abundance is that it doesn’t simply stop at the personal level: you can leverage it to work to your benefit either as an employee or as a business-owner. More

What would make me really happy?

Leisure

Not having to wake up early in the mornings

Lazy breakfasts

A greater sense of control over things like how the house is organised (even though I try hard to convince myself that not being in charge is less of a hassle and leaves me more free time)

An afternoon siesta

Casual dressing

Good wholesome meals for less

Time to curl up with a good book sometimes

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Making your own luck

from http://www.squidoo.com/Luck-Love-Serenity

In Be Lucky, its an Easy Skill to Learn, Richard Wiseman cites a study to prove that optimists are more likely to recognise and take advantage of opportunities:

Take the case of chance opportunities. Lucky people consistently encounter such opportunities, whereas unlucky people do not. I carried out a simple experiment to discover whether this was due to differences in their ability to spot such opportunities. More

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