Post #7. Dating Your Dreams & Making Small Bets to Know What You Really Want

Make small bets to cure indecisiveness about what to do.

Invest little energy with low risk to gain deeper clarity along the path.

See it as discovery… See how you like it.

If you think you want to become a coach… begin small with reading psychology half an hour every day… time will bring clarity…

Whatever grand vision you have for your life, you can always find a way to get a taste of sooner than you think… You don’t have to wait so long…  

It’s not easy to know what we want to do if we never try it out in some form.

Make small bets to cure indecisiveness.

We all have mountains we one day wish to climb. Small bets is a great way to explore the mountain instead of reaching the top and feeling like “Gosh… this was not my mountain.”

For me, applying this rule looks like writing a little every morning on this site… It’s not a huge investment of time and the risk is down to zero… And by doing it I gain deeper clarity about what issues & opportunities that is closer to my heart.

See, Im not starting my journey with writing books & hosting events about these subjects that I’ve noticed Im passionate about. But just writing here. A little bit. Every singe morning.

Action will show… Action gives you honest feedback… Action teaches you a lot… Go take it… But start small., with small bets.

It’s sort of like going on a date with your dream… letting the love grow or fade… You will find out how deep the initial love was to start with…

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Action plan: Write a list of dreams you have, things you wish to learn & passions you think you could devote yourself to. Also write what you believe to be your mission in life., how you wish to help people.

Then go through and pick 5 of them that you really feel for…

The last step is to design little bets for these.

So the question to ask yourself here is: How can I do this today? Explore this today? In some form? 

F.ex if you want to become an author… you can see how it feels by writing a little bit every day.

If you want to go to the other side of the world and “really live your life”, start with going to the other side of your town, city, village & speak with some strangers, go on a local adventure. F.ex I dream of running in the mountains of Andorra, but a small for me is to run in the nearby, somewhat smaller mountains, in my region back home… And Ive noticed, I LOVE IT!

Or is your dream to become great at something? Communication, learning, memory? If that’s the case, every challenge, ever moment, becomes a pristine opportunity to make small bets and practice the mental muscle that you wish to cultivate & develop.

Good luck with the small bets. 

Take care, 

Daniel Galovan

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