5 Dream Inspiration Tips Served Up With Rap

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Yo, Dreamstresses!

I’ve been hunting down some dream inspiration on the web. I came across this quote and It resonated with me.

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe. ~ Gail Devers

This week I am working on keeping my dream alive. It’s easy to get side-tracked. Sometimes I feel a little crazy. Who wants to hear a middle aged white woman rap? Where is my audience? Will I be accepted at a free style rap throw down?

Please, is it just me, or is it women everywhere that can’t stop second guessing themselves. Here’s the next quote I happened upon . . .

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. ~Napoleon Hill

How’s that for a little pressure? Your dreams are the children of your soul. At some point you must give up all the hedging, analyzing, pondering and avoiding. Just get off your ass and get with it!

Involve others

It is always good to involve others in the process of setting and achieving goals. Take advice when necessary. And don’t be rigid. There are people out there who are better at this. Their suggestions are always valuable.

Welcome failure

If you learn to welcome failure and keep going, I think there’s nothing which can stop you from achieving your goals. I don’t know anyone who had an absolute smooth run and became successful. Failure is an important part of the entire process. Welcome it. Learn from it.


Persist. Don’t give up. As I mentioned, there could be many paths leading to the same destination. Try out different methods. Learn and improve. Be patient. Be persistent.


Celebrate when you have successfully taken the next step. You’ve just shortened the path to your destination. Hence stop thinking for a while and enjoy the moment.

Don’t lose sight!

And finally, don’t lose sight of your goals. If we don’t lose sight of it and wade our way through the obstacles, there isn’t a goal which can’t be achieved. So lets stay focused till we reach our destination. Lets not lose sight of it. ~ Abhijeet Mukherjee

How do you like the way I switched up the dream thing with goal achieving? It all makes sense to me. I truly believe that reaching a goal has to be about your dreams, otherwise you really don’t care enough to follow through.

I just got back from a family reunion in Napa, CA. My Aunt Flossie is 97. I can’t remember her ever having any kind of dream besides making the perfect mashed potatoes at Thanksgiving . . . and today she couldn’t remember who half of her family was.

What do you do when your dreams are hangin’ out on the back burner?

I want to know how your dream-crafting is coming along. Tell me the difference between your goal setting and dream achieving.

Check out this lovely lady rappin’ some humor that I truly appreciate –

Where do you find you dream inspiration?

Have a fabulous week!

Big Love,


Laurie has several amazing dreams going on in her life at this time. She left 8 Women Dream in November of 2010 to work on Club B and her NIA business.

  • Toni Schram

    I love getting involved in your dreams! You have a real talent for writing brilliant raps and the burning desire for others to hear your powerful messages.

    We definitely need for the “The Heat” to start rehearsing and performing!

    So yo~


    • Laurie

      Thank You ShaRam,
      You are always on board and I love you for that.

  • Remy G

    the difference between goal setting and dream achieving? The bridge of action. To achieve something, you must take some sort of action. Not just decision, action.
    That is where I fall over sometimes. Thanks for the question~ xox Rem

    • Laurie

      Thanks for that Remy. I heard that a lot at BraveHeart Women. They call it Inspiration in Action. So true. It ‘s one of those easier said than done deals. Must be where all those old sayings come from. Walk your talk, just do it, shut up and stand up……anyway, guess I better get up and get going.
      Blessings, Laurie

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  • lol very funny – your raps are better.

    All of you help me keep my eye on the ball. I don’t know where I’d be without all of you!