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#LifeSecrets: 4 – Be Yourself

Every Person Has A Unique Gift To Offer The World. These people followed their uniqueness – why you should follow yours too. 

All big things have been accomplished by men who stuck to their big ideas. – Florence Scovel Shinn

No matter how big or small never disregard any idea or inspiration that may come to you. NO MATTER WHAT IT IS! Look at a small thing like a straw, a paper clip, little little things have made a hugeee impact in the world.

These people were called crazy for the dreams they had, yet their dreams actually changed the world! Here are some examples of why you should listen and follow your dreams

“If each and every one of us have completely different DNA, finger prints, eye retina… then why do we compete to be the same, judge one another? Surely we all ave different paths that should compliment each other to form a formidable Tribe.” – Andy Oyegoke, Meraki-Tribe

No matter where you are or how far away your dreams and goals may be, you can use your imagination as a starting point to help you get to where you want to be. (If you need help with a starting point, try using a Dream board – create one on www.prettydreamboards.com).

“Never give up on what you really want. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.” – Albert Einstein

Some Great Examples Of People Who Followed Their Inspiration:

Andrew Carnegie: Came from nothing to become the richest man in the world. His dream “Gospel Of Wealth” and he helped to build the American Steel Industry which helped the whole USA Economy.

Christopher Columbus: His dream was to discover the world at a time when there were no facilities to do so. He risked his whole life existence for it and found the “New World” and was the reason for opening up America to European Colonization.

It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting

Nicolas Copernicus He had an idea that there was a multiplicity of worlds, so he found them and revealed to the world thatthe planets revolved around the sun at the time in the 1500’s when people thought the Earth was the center of the Universe.

“Success requires no apologies, failure permits no alibis.” – Nicolas Copernicus

Henry Ford Dreamt of creating an affordable car, so he built two different models that changed society and the world we live in today and became one of the richest and well known men in the world.

If you do not see it in your imagination, you never will.

Thomas Edison The worlds greatest inventor and scientist, developed lamp without electricity and many other devices that changed the world.

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

Abraham LincolnDreamed of freedom for the black slaves, he fought for Human Rights during the Civil War and helped people see that a new policy should be put into place regarding race. He assisted in the 13th, 14th, 15th Amendments which outlawed slavery and established their right for freedom and voting.

Go where your dreams take you

The Wright BrothersDreamed of a machine that would fly through the air. These two inventors created the first successful Airplane.

Guglielmo MarconiThrough his interest in in science and electricity he dreamed of bringing forces together and therefore came up with the invention of the radio, he was even sent to hospital because people thought he was crazy for thinking he could transmit messages through the air without communication.

John BunyanBunyan became interested in Religion and became a preacher, he then went to prison for 12 years because he wouldn’t give up on religion or becoming a preacher, but during this time he discovered his passions and wrote Pilgrims Progress which became one of the most published books in English Language.

It is never too late to be what you might have been – George Elliot

Hellen KellerWas born with the disability of being deaf and blind, she didn’t let this stop her back and she managed to make history. Her efforts still make a difference to this day.

“Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.” – Paulo Coelho

Robert Burns Born into poverty but changed the world through his poetry, he is known as the “National Poet of Scotland” and is known through out the world.

Booker T. Washington Was born into slavery, but because of his strong dreams he became the leading voice of the Slaves and left his impress for the good on the whole race.

“If you can dream it you can do it” – Walt Disney

Beethoven Changed the world with his music, influenced composers, the sounds, he wrote 9 symphonies.

Limitations are the only ones that are set up in our minds.

William Sydney Porter Used his other self to discover his dream by using his imagination. He found himself to be a great author instead of a criminal.

Never your dreams you never know what change you can bring to the world!

Dream, do, think, see possibility everywhere, give the world a new idea. The World is filled with opportunity.