dreaming to living your dreams by amanda biccum

How to Go From Dreaming Your Dream to Living Your Dream in 5 Simple Steps

“Every day I rise, I wonder when I am going to wake up from this dream I am living.  The magic I have experienced in the last 3 years has been absolutely life changing.  The way I see myself and the world has changed in ways I could never have imagined. 

No one gave me a manual and said, “here follow these steps, and begin living your dream.”

For a long time, I didn’t even know what my dream looked like, to be honest, I still don’t.  My dream is constantly evolving, just as I am every day.  There is no end; there is no goal to my dream because this dream truly never ends.

All I know for certain is that each day I wake up, I AM living a dream, a dream I am consciously creating.  A dream I never even thought was possible, but it is, and it’s happening.

People ask me “what’s your plan?”  The truth is, I don’t have one.  The best things I have ever experienced in life could have never been planned.

I have an intention to make this world a better place, leaving it better than when I arrived.  I have a dream to help people realize their ultimate potential and live the lives they want, instead of the ones they are told. 

This is not just my dream; this is the dream of the greater consciousness.

I am just one person on the path helping to manifest this dream into a living reality.

Now, I’m here to help you manifest yours too.


If you have chosen to click on this blog chances are, you know that your potential is far greater than what you are currently living.  Still, you choose to live the same…


The answer to this question is what separates those who dream their dreams with those who live their dreams. 

Let’s begin with the #biccumblueprint to helping you manifest your dreams into your living reality.

1.)  Get Clear on what it is you REALLY want

What is it you really want?  If you could have anything, absolutely anything, what is it you want? 

Is it a house, a car, a lover? 

Chances are these are the answers that first come, your mind may still be burdened by the ego, feeding desires of what you think will bring you happiness. 

Most of us, our whole lives have been programmed to think that certain things will bring us success, happiness, and fulfillment.

I invite you to let go of that. 

Don’t base your happiness on the lives and expectations of others.  Be unique, be you. 

Ultimately, this question is not about what’s outside; it’s about what's inside.

It’s time to get real and ask yourself what do YOU really want?

Beyond your fears of “it’s not possible” or “what will my ________ think?”  If you could have anything, I mean ANYTHING, no matter how ‘silly’ it may sound, what is it YOU really want? 

It’s okay if you don’t know, in fact, most of us don’t. 

Most of us have been asleep, following the flow of the others, because no one ever said we should or could do anything different. 

Now is your chance— wake up, dream. 

Not sure where to begin to realize what it is you want?  Check this video out here and keep your eye out for a follow-up blog on “How to Discover What It Is You REALLY Want.”

  • Spend time alone.  Get away from the influence of others and ask your very heart- “What is it I really want, beyond mind, beyond ego, beyond my limited idea of self?”
  • Travel. Take 3-6 months off at least and go out and taste the world. Learn, live and experience what it's like to be out of your own country and away from societal norms.
  • Spend time in nature; by removing ourselves from the hustle and bustle of the city, we create space to dive deeper within.
  • Meditate. Quite simply, spend time with self. Go to the depths of your soul, feel all the thoughts, feelings and experiences you may have pushed down because you were too afraid to feel. Accept them, embrace them and gently let them go.

2.) Re-program your self-limiting beliefs

We all have them.  We all have the constant, incessant chatter of “I’m not good enough, I don’t have enough, not sexy enough, smart enough…”

STOP! Put an end to that chapter right now!

In this moment, you can choose to re-write the story which you believe to be true. 

YOU are the creator of your own reality.  Your thoughts create your perception, and your perception creates the reality which you perceive to be true. 

Our thoughts are energy, transform the energy within you and begin to watch as you transform the energy around you.

3.) Accept where you are as EXACTLY where you need to be

Every one of us can go on about how so and so had a more privileged life than we do, and how it’s so much easier for ______ because of _______. 

Sure, keep telling yourself that story, at the end of the day you are only making excuses for why YOU are not where YOU want to be.

In order to begin to live our dreams, we have to stop making excuses for why it is that we are not where we want to be. 

Accept that where you ARE is exactly where you need to be, despite how “terrible” where you are may feel.

If you are reading this blog, you’ve already taken the first step. 

Deep within you, you already know there is something more to life that is possible. 

By becoming conscious that where you are isn’t where you dream to be, this is the first step towards accepting that right NOW; you can begin to dream a different reality. 

What can your current situation teach you about the choices you’ve made? 

Look around you, life’s teachers are everywhere, including in this very moment.

4.)  Stop making excuses

If you’ve come to terms that where you are is not where you dream to be, now is the time to begin to start living your dream instead of just “dreaming it.” 

Ask yourself this question:

“What can I do RIGHT NOW to start living this dream today?”

Remember, every great dream starts with a small step.

If your dream is to find the partner of your dreams, how can you change the thoughts you have to support that he/she IS out there? 

If you dream is to be financially successful, how can you look at your current money management and choose to spend/invest in it differently? 

Write a list of all the limiting beliefs and excuses you’ve been telling yourself over the last several years.  Get real, be open, vulnerable and authentic without judgement and without holding anything back.  Be honest with yourself, and you’ll begin to see your truth reflected back at you.

Refer back to #3 and see if you can find the message which lies in your current situation right now.

Only when you choose to see things how they really are, versus how you want to see them are you able to look beyond what meets the eye.

5.) Believe

As cliché as it may sound, it’s true.  No one can believe it if you don’t believe it.

The fact of the matter is if have an intention (go back to rule number one) and EVERY action matches that intention, it is IMPOSSIBLE for you NOT to MANIFEST that into reality.

Every day we are manifesting our reality.

Every action, every thought, everything we do is creating the life we are currently living.

The problem lies when we choose to check out, instead of check in. 

The problem lies when we choose to go the easy way instead of the way we KNOW we are meant to go. 

If you don’t like the reality YOU’VE created, start TODAY to create something new. 

Believe that you can, and most importantly believe that you are. 

#itshappening, always has been and always will be, whether or not you believe it to be true, well, that’s up to you.


At the end of the day, we all have dreams.  It doesn't matter who you are or where you live; a dream is the ultimate landscape which intrigues and inspires the mind. 

The question then becomes, what is it that allows some people to live their dreams, while others only remain caught up in wistful thinking?

The answer lies in conscious choice and tangible action.

As unique as we all are; we are all humans.

We are all made from the same material and the same spark of divinity lives within each and every one of us.  As separate and isolated as we all may appear to be, our connection to each other is much deeper than we think. 

The inspiration which you find so empowering in the other is really just a reflection of what’s possible in you.  The only thing holding you back is your belief that it’s true.

What are you waiting for?

Now is the time to start manifesting your dreams into reality.   


P.S. I love giving you free content that has the ability to empower and transform your life.  If you find this content valuable it would mean the world to me if you could help me continue to learn so that I can share with you.  Right now I am in Nicaragua and hope to learn some Spanish at this school.  Check out my Gofundme page here to learn more about my larger dream and how it too is designed to help you!



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  1. Carson

    Incredible article – thank you so much for sharing these powerful tools.

    1. So happy you’ve found it useful Carson. It is truly my greatest pleasure to share! Thanks for stopping by and sharing your love <3

  2. Found you on instagram and was drawn from your poem to this blog. So true these words of tours. Thank you

    1. Hey there Petra,

      So happy you found me and have stumbled upon my blog. I am also really glad to hear you’re finding the content resonating <3 Thank you for stopping by and taking the time to read.

      Love & light to you sister,


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