TODAY -

Psyche of dreams- own your dream!

Dr Vijita Ningombam *



Dreams are hidden unconscious wishes which make their way out into the 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 which 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 15 minutes today, just dreaming. I dare you to see only your future. Forget the present for a while and your passed for ever and imagine yourself in future.

I dare you to follow it, to walk alone and pave your own path. Do what you want, 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. Your 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.

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

There are people who have forgotten to dream, people who think dreaming is being unreal, who have given up hope, who have told themselves so many times that what they have is the best they could have. They have given up on their dreams. Well, wake up from that "not so perfect" world of yours and look into your perfect life, the world you have always dreamt of. Enter it again and again till you succeed. breathe 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.

Work for that dream. Wake up every morning and imagine yourself there, crave for it that you can't breathe without it. Try and try until 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.

Shout it out loud that you own that dream, Tell a million people that you own your dream, Don't fear it just because today you can't show people what you own. I dare you to tell yourself that you will not quit until you own your dream!

Keep dreaming till you own it- it's your and only yours!


* Dr Vijita Ningombam wrote this article for e-pao.net
The writer can be contacted at drvijita(DOT)n(AT)gmail(DOT)com
This article was posted on October 2, 2016.


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