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The Challenge to Be and Not to Do by Carrie Foster

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CHAPTER 11

Dream Big

It’s not about how to achieve your dreams, it’s about how to lead your life . . . If you lead your life the right way, the karma will take care of itself, the dreams will come to you.

—Randy Pausch

How often do you daydream? You know those moments when you slip into a temporary state of imagining. Maybe you have had daydreaming beaten out of you when you were growing up. Certainly there is a huge amount of negativity about daydreaming whether as a child or an adult. Did you know that ten minutes of every hour you fall into Alpha state—or as you might think of it, zoning out, away with the fairies or daydreaming? Alpha state (Berger, 1940) involves the conscious mind turning inwards, transporting your mind to a different time ...

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