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3 Things to Do When a Dream Dies

May 22, 2024 / Inspirational     

You had aspirations of doing and being something in your life. But, now your dream just isn’t possible. Maybe an accident or illness took your dreams away. Maybe a divorce or financial problems killed your dream. Every day, people are forced to make a choice…hang on to a dead dream or reach for a new one. So how do you deal with the death of a dream? First, allow yourself to grieve. It’s okay to feel badly or even terrible about your loss. Second, allow yourself to grow. Try new things, experience new hopes. Third, allow yourself to grab hold of the next dream. Don’t spend all your time focusing on what you’ve lost or you’ll miss what you can have.

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