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Psyche of dreams- own your dream!!

Dr Vijita Ningombam *

Psyche of dreams- own your dream!!



Dreams are hidden unconscious wishes which makes their way out into consciousness. Some dreams are kept inside ourselves so deep and concealed that we hardly let anyone know about it.

Our ego acts like a counter cathectical force and tries to tell ourselves that it's unreal. Some of us dream so big that some times we think telling someone about it when you don't have a material object leading to your dream around you will be socially unacceptable and hence our superego further represses it and it in turn leads to a defensive mechanism created against this moral anxiety and finally we end up telling ourselves further that we need to live in reality and stop dreaming about what we desire in life and finally we create the so called "reality" just because you thought living in your dream will lead to a gross distortion in your personality.

A Dream isn't what you think, A dream isn't unreal. Dream is what you truly want. For all those who have forgotten that a dream is an imagination of the place you really crave to be. I'm here to remind you!

I dare to you spend 30 minutes today, just dreaming. I dare you to see only your future. I dare you to forget the present for a while and your passed for ever. I dare you to imagine yourself in future.

I dare you to follow it, dare you to walk alone and pave your own path. I dare you to do what you want, dare you to forget all your fears and stop making your dream go through the reality testing that you do all the time. Dreams aren't real yet, it is obvious that it will fail in any reality test.

But your fear is an illusion. Fear is not real. It is a product of your own mind and it can be changed. If you think of it, it does not really exist if you don't acknowledge it. Fearing to fail, fearing to follow your dream, fearing to see things in the future and walking into it when there is no evidence of what you might have around you is created by your own mind. It is a purely product of your imagination.

I dare you to remove your fear. I dare you to embrace your fate. Even if it leads to failure, so what? At least your dream hasn't ended. I dare you to get up and try again, dare you to believe that what you dream is only yours. I dare you to believe that only you can make it come true.

There are people who have forgotten to dream, there are people who think dreaming is being unreal, there are people who have given up hope, there are people who have told themselves so many times that what they have is the best they could have and they have given up on their dreams. I dare you to wake up from that "not so perfect" world of yours and look into your perfect life, the world you have always dreamt of. I dare you to enter it again. Breath it, sleep it, eat it, love it and care for it. It is still yours waiting for you.

Stop repressing it, trying to rationalise it, denying it. Stop projecting it into something else or trying to sublime it to something that you think will be more socially acceptable. You do not need to undo your big dream and make it a small one, instead make it bigger.

I dare you to work for that dream. I dare you to wake you every morning and imagine yourself there, dare you to crave for it that you can't breath without it. I dare you to try and try till you get there, because everyone has their day. Some day it will be yours but if you don't try your day will never come.

I dare you shout it out loud that you own that dream, I dare you to tell a million people that you own your dream, I dare you not to fear just because today you can't show people what you own. I dare you to tell yourself that you will not quit till you own your dream!...keep dreaming till you own it- it's your and only yours!


* Dr Vijita Ningombam contributes regularly to e-pao.net
The writer can be reached at drvijita(dot)n(at)gmail(dot)com
This article was posted on July 10, 2014.


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