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LET YOUR DESIRES D E F I N E

Y O U R

D R E A M S

BY RYAN DRAKE You know you want it. And you want it bad. Reaaaal bad. You’re desiring; aspiring; striving and planning. It’s been brewing deep within for quite some time. You ache for it — and it aches for you. So you hatch a plan. Write down your to-do list. Create your bucket list. Strategise. Assign yourself some accountability partners. You download apps that track your habits and start to follow inspirational people on Tumblr, Instagram and Pinterest — just so you have some extra motivation on the days you can’t be bothered getting out of bed! So you begin your pursuit; the chase of that elusive dream… Except… Hold on a moment! You’re not actually after the goal itself. Not at all. You’re actually after a feeling.

Our approach to achievement is totally back-tofront. We chase hard after the things we want to have, own, accomplish, and experience. We talk about it, wish for it, dream about it, make vision boards for it, cross our fingers, hold our breath, yearn and pray. We hope that once we reach that next goal, obtain the next item, earn the promotion, experience the next whatever or find someone who finally understands us, that somehow we’ll be fulfilled when we get there. It’s completely backwards. I believe there’s much to be said about how media and advertising has warped our perception of what we think we want versus what we actually want. Because of that, we waste so much time and energy pursuing things that don’t matter at all or aren’t important to us.

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