We all dream of something that we wish to do in reality. Some dreams come true while others do not. Again, there are two kinds of dreams – daydreams and night dreams. Night dreams are in our control, but daydreams are those that we wish to think of and go into a state of trance. That is when people call it daydreaming. Studies show that many a time dreams have led to the self-discovery of a person.
It is not at all an easy task; however, it is not that tough too. Only a little awareness of feelings and common sense can make you discover yourself by the help of dreams. Anyway, the question that is tingling in your mind now is how to discover yourself by the help of dreams. Well, here are some detailed steps that can help you.
First, as you get up from the sleep, immediately write down the dream that you have seen last night. To do this, you have to keep a notepad at your bed stand so that you can write your dream even before leaving the bed. However, do not try to analyze the dream at this point of time. Just keep it that way and leave for other work.
Second, when you return from work and have freshened up yourself and relaxing, write it as a journal. As you write them on a journal and read them later on, you will get to interpret your dreams and will see that you can identify what makes you happy or sad. This lead to the path of discovering yourself. Often dreams are just an interpretation of the situation that you might be thinking or facing throughout the day. Therefore, we can call dreams to be a part of self-discovery though not entirely a step to self-discovery.
In a way, it is important for individuals to discover themselves to achieve success. In addition, to achieve success, it is important to dream. Therefore, we can say that dreams and self-discovery are equivalent to each other in terms of success, even though apparently it may seem to have no connection. Moreover, to achieve success, it is also important to have determination, willingness, perseverance, discipline, attention, an eye for details and perfection. And, all of these elements are essential for turn dreams into success as well as self-discovery. Thus, you can only discover yourself when you dream of a thing.
Can Writing the Story of Our Life Lead to Self Discovery?
Discovery is a term that merely means invention. Many famous people have invented many things on this earth, but self-discovery is one thing that all people can do. In fact, to say the truth, all people must do to not only make them happier but also to have a happy world. Since the world comprises of people and they are the unhappy creatures on this earth, therefore, human beings have to be happy in order to make the world a happier place to live in.
Every person in this earth has a story of their own life, but not many write it down. Very few people write the story of their own life. However, often it is seen that writing down stories of life has led to many self-discoveries and self-awarenesses. Fact is writing the story of your life can make you discover yourself.
Even if you are living abroad, writing a story about yourself will make you think of your past and this thought of the past will make you realize your past mistakes and in a way make you discover yourself. When you write a story about yourself, you can connect with the emotion that happened in the past. Further, you release the pent up anger or feelings that had been accumulating until then through your writing. Releasing these feelings makes you feel lighter and in a mood to think afresh.
If you release the book on the story of your life in the market, then you get a further satisfaction. When you release it in the market, many people read the book and they try to relate their feelings to those written in the books. Moreover, you get the satisfaction that you can reach out to a wider range of audience who reads your feelings. Thus, you are able to deliver your feelings to a large audience and in the process, all your anger that you may have written down on that book soothes you.
It is a simple connection of the mind to your pen when you are writing the story of your life. It is the best if you write story in the first person as that brings more satisfaction to you. Start right from the days of your childhood to the time you are writing this story. Thus, writing the story of your own life is a form of therapy that leads to self-discovery.