Your stories are what make up who you think you are and it's what determines how you show up in this world. Break your goal into small steps that you can accomplish one at a time to build your confidence and self-worth as you go. 15- You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. You do it too, whether you’re aware of it or not. 2. 16- A dream you dream alone is only a dream. Your new reality can begin to happen once you have a … But it takes people to make the dream a reality. Over the last ten years I have learned time and time again that our reality is a reflection of what we believe we deserve, often on an unconscious level.. ‘I Am What I Am' Affirm who you are, your dreams, your hopes and your successes with two of the most powerful words that a person can ever utter – ‘I am’. A dream you dream together is reality. So, here, captured in the lab, seems to be the source for the saying that if you repeat a lie often enough it becomes the truth. The way people view you and the way you present yourself is the impression you will leave behind. You continually tell yourself the story in your own mind and other times you tell the story to others. Envision how you’d write the next chapter of your story. Like myths, our narrative identity contains heroes and villains that help us or hold us back, major events that determine the plot, challenges overcome and suffering we have endured. – Walt Disney. It is hard to believe that what you tell yourself becomes your reality but it's true. You are rarely, if ever, wrong about what you tell yourself and others about your life. – John Lennon. Everything you perceive or experience in your visible, outer world has its origin in the invisible, inner world of your thoughts. Telling your story is something you do every day. Focus your perception on creating a new reality, one where you are in charge of the story. As you keep doing that, the story grows more real in your head. – Les Brown. Better yet, actually sit down and write it. 17- Don’t let someone else’s opinion of you become your reality. To become the master of your destiny, therefore, you must learn to direct the nature of your dominant way of thinking that determines your overall mental state. T hought power is the key to creating your reality. Change your thoughts (your story) and when you do, your life will change too. The list of things that could have stopped Les Brown from becoming successful is lengthy and heart-wrenchingly dismal. The more you push yourself, the easier it will become to rewrite your story and transform your life. “You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.” ~Yogi Bhajan. McAdams describes narrative identity as an internalized story you create about yourself — your own personal myth. The way you say it is, is the way it becomes for you. What’s more, you further interpret your life in a way that fits into this story. 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