Follow your dreams…

You can do anything you want, or be anyone you want to be.  All you have to do is believe in yourself and follow your dreams.

Dream big, dream HUGE, dream out of this fucking world. Dream those dreams they told you, you shouldn’t dream. If you want to be a model, then be a model, if you want to be an astronaut, then be a fucking astronaut! If you dream of being a pirate, then by all means, be a fucking pirate! Be whatever it is that you want to be. Even if you’ve been told before that you can’t do this, or that its not realistic or “normal”. Do it.  Don’t listen to anyone that tells you, “you can’t”. No one is more capable than you and no one is more deserving of happiness than you. You have every right to follow your dreams, and its in your hands to make them a reality.

Don’t let excuses get in your way and don’t let life and its problems keep you from achieving your dreams.
Life is about adventure and excitement. Sometimes people forget that because they get so caught up in the 9-5 work routine.
They get up, put up with crap for 9 hours, go home and then do it all again the next day. It’s mundane and miserable and after so long it becomes their life. They think that’s all there is and they settle. They forget to play and learn and explore and be happy.

I’m not saying quit your job, I know all about bills and responsibilities. I’m saying, don’t settle, work towards achieving your goals, so that one day you can quit your job and do exactly what you want. Figure out what it is that would make you happiest in this world, then do it. No matter how crazy or far fetched it may sound. Write it down. Has it been done before? Do some research, figure out what steps you need to take to get started. Get inspired, look up people who have successfully done this and get some perspective, take notes.

What if what you want to do has never been done before? You have a brain, use your  imagination. Create something new. Creativity is your best friend.
Thomas Edison wanted to see better in the dark, so he invented the light bulb. He didn’t sit around thinking it was impossible, just because no one else had done it. He imagined it and made it happen. It took him a lot of tries, and there were a lot of “not light bulbs” but that’s part of the learning process. So don’t be afraid of getting something wrong, just take notes and try it differently the next time. Channel your inner Thomas Edison. He said, “I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 things that won’t work.” Pure genius. It takes time, be patient & respect your struggles. Your struggle is a part of the journey, its how you learn, and it gives you strength.


Following your dreams isn’t easy. If it was easy everyone would do it. It requires a lot of hard work and commitment. Its a 100% kind of thing. There is no half ass way of following your dreams. You have to believe you can do it and then do whatever is necessary to make it happen. Even if you work 9-5 and you’re exhausted when you get home and you just want to veg out on the couch and eat cold pizza till you pass out, YOU GET YOUR TIRED ASS UP! Do some extra research, sweat a little… greatness requires sacrifice. Do what it takes. Its not always going to be easy, but if your dreams are worth it to you, you’ll find a way to make it happen. That being said, not everything you do towards your goals has to be a huge, every little thing  counts and it all adds to that big picture.

Start right now, there is no better moment, start now and I promise you in a year you’ll think back to this defining moment and you’ll thank yourself. There is no such thing as “too late to follow your dreams.” That is just ridiculous, happiness does not have an age limit.

Remember to enjoy the journey, because following your dreams should be a joyful thing, not a chore. That’s all for now, hope this served as a little inspiration for you guys and I wish you all the best.

Shelly xo

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