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Reuniting your childhood dream to bring back your passion!

Discussion in 'Sobriety Tips and Inspiration' started by 003, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. 003

    003 Community Champion

    I think childhood dreams are our real dreams. Once we're children everything is natural. The best of them is our passion. What we wanted to be when we are kids might be the things that we really wanted to become or what we really wanted in our lives. And if we're lost of what to do in our way to recovery, asking ourselves feeling hopeless where to start, I think it's best that we reevaluate our childhood dreams and from there we'll start all over again with passion, determination and energy like we had during our childhood years and days.
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  2. zaerine

    zaerine Community Champion

    I think it is a good idea to reevaluate what are our real dreams. It could bring back good memories as well as hope that can motivate a person to do his best or be better.
  3. dyanmarie25

    dyanmarie25 Community Champion

    I guess that's true. When you have a dream or a goal in life, it leads you to a new path, somehow helps you gain a fresh perspective again about life. In a way, it will help you bring back your faith in yourself, that you can achieve anything you set your heart and mind to.
  4. Rainman

    Rainman Community Champion

    I read the story of a boy who used to love art when he was a kid. He tried to commit suicide and through therapy sessions they used his love for art to "ground" him. Once he embraced his former passion thoughts of suicide fled. I don't know if the story is true or not though but I believe what one can learn from it is dreams, especially those we've given up on can be a good anchor for us especially when we need something to fight for, live for, etc.
  5. juno

    juno Community Champion

    I agree that childhood brings out the best of us. It is a time when we are the most innocent and think snd dream freely with no restraints. Ideas we develop from our true likes at this can turn itno our passions if they are not stiffled by life and the nature of our enviornment. if somehow our dreams were squashed, we may have gone offtrack and negative emotions from this may have led to substance abuse. Looking back at who we trully wanted to be can help us develop back into healthy beings.
  6. elles-belles

    elles-belles Community Champion

    Childhood dreams might be somewhat a bit real but I don't think that one can base their lives on a dream they had as a child! Like some of you have said, as children we are carefree, innocent and natural... we don't really know much about the real world and honestly can't even begin to understand what the world is all about! So I think childhood dreams are just part of our actual journey to dreaming up our passions.
  7. ReadmeByAmy

    ReadmeByAmy Community Champion

    When we are young some people always asked us "What do you want to be when you grow up? or "What was your dream when you grow up?...Children had different answers when you asked them these questions. There are those who lives to the expectation of their dreams while growing up and there are those who had change what they want to be while growing up. It varies and it depends to one person if they will follow their childhood dreams in order to achieve their goals and success in life.
  8. amethyst

    amethyst Community Champion

    Whenever you feel lost and disorientated, try to remember what you dreamed of as a kid, and it will give you something to hold onto again. It will point you into the right direction and bring new energy. And, if you like, start examining those dreams and begin to visualize a goal that is achievable. :)