Making our dreams a reality forces us to walk into the unknown. Push hard and work even harder. Make peace when you can, apologize if necessary, but keep the love in your heart and forgive yourself along the way.
Arriving at the moment that we all have waited for can be just as scary as not having a dream. Learn to be practiced in facing the moment, and the experience will carry you through every opportunity. Be in it for real.
Although most people think that there is no difference between the many of the words used in the world of self-help, knowing the distinction gives you a powerful road map to make the changes you desire.
This concept has been the focus of almost everyone at some point in their life. You will know it when you feel it, because you will be driven to improve the quality of life for someone other than yourself, and you will find yourself acting in ways that you will be proud of.
While many people claim to have "changed," the statement is more to soothe the concerns of those around them and to disconnect from a personal sense of guilt. Yet, if you do change, then you have no right to the lessons and wisdom that is earned from experience. My recommendation: Grow. Own your past and move forward with the wisdom you now possess.
Sharing your perspective and information is part of the plan. Yet, to offer real value, you must apply that to the person opposite you, resulting in a unique takeaway that is purpose built for them. Go the extra step.