All posts tagged: dreaming

Dream Travels

Airplanes always seemed magical to me. When I looked at them up in the sky, I wished I was inside one on my way to a magical place and adventure. Being up there next to the clouds, the sunrise, or stars makes the trip feel magical. Arriving to your destination in less time than it would have taken during a car ride makes the trip feel magical. Crossing paths with so many people in the airport who have different places to go and different reason to travel adds the qualities of mystery and curiosity to traveling. My mom often tells me how growing up, she never had dreams of traveling around the world, something my grandparents, her parents, also never did other than traveling within Mexico. Through social media and Youtube, I’ve learned about different countries and places. Although I’m not fan of the cold at all, I’m left awestruck with places in Canada because of the beauty of its nature. Because of the hype, I’m also curious about landmarks and countries in Europe. There …

New Dreams

It’s easy for me to get trapped in thoughts about meaninglessness. When driving in traffic, when grocery shopping, when brushing my teeth. Every day starts to feel the same. When we stop dreaming we lose sight of what makes life beautiful, meaningful, and exciting. I forgot about my ability to dream big dreams. I think this is partly because in the last couple of years, I achieved a few of my long-term goals like getting my bachelor’s degree, becoming a teacher, and surviving my first year of teaching. What happens after you achieve several long-term goals? I also think this happens because it’s easy for me to get stuck in routine, to feel trapped in the sameness of everyday living. This happens when I allow myself to stop dreaming and when I lose sight of what makes life meaningful. So I’ve decided that it’s time to create new long-term goals in both personal growth and the material world. I won’t list here all that I see for myself in the next five years, but I …