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Approval Hunger: The Sure Death of a Dream (Dreamkillers-5)

In the past 4 weeks, I have written about factors in and around us that serve as dreamkillers. Today I will be writing about the last one: approval hunger.
Are you a people pleaser? Do you seek the approval of many people before you launch out and do what it is that you need to do? Do you run from pillar to post, asking the opinion of every Tom, Dick and Harry before you make a move? Do you […]


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To give your dreams, goals and expectations any chance of coming to pass, you must avoid the next dream killer:
Wrong associations:
Closely related to the point above (naysayers, being a type of wrong association), wrong associations are everything that is associated with where you do not want to be. To get to your goals and dreams; to achieve the change that you need in your life, you have to change your people, places, thoughts and things.
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We all have dreams, hopes, goals and aspirations. The things that prevent their realization are not always what we think they are.
Listen to your inner voice and do not let it be drowned out by the following dream killer:
Listening to the voices of naysayers:
I know of a woman who lost 200 lbs after gastric bypass and gained it back after her friends started to tell her she was “getting too small”. Her starting weight was […]


So. Living with balance includes living with intention. We all have dreams and many times, the things preventing us from taking the next step to fulfilling our dreams and goals are not external, but internal. Listen to your inner voice and do not let it be drowned out by this dream killer:
Fear of the unknown:
In 2003 I had the opportunity to leave Nigeria for England to do exams that would enable me practice in Europe. I was going to […]