Daydreaming isn’t manifesting, but daydreamers can learn to manifest

Manifesting is intentionally training your brain and your nervous system to believe in something that hasn’t happened yet. Mel Robbins I absolutely love the Mel Robbins podcast. Listening to Mel is just like having a best friend in the room with you; it feels like a genuine, deep, compassionate conversation, and we could all doContinue reading “Daydreaming isn’t manifesting, but daydreamers can learn to manifest”

How to be as awesome in real life as you are in your daydreams

I’ve written before about why it can be hard for daydreamers to set goals. But despite that, we all have things we want to achieve, whether that’s getting a promotion, buying a bigger house or just finding the courage to join the local choir. And the good news is that you can use the talentsContinue reading “How to be as awesome in real life as you are in your daydreams”

How to live an abundant life as a daydreamer

Does being a daydreamer make it easier or harder to live a real life filled with abundance? What does it mean to live an abundant life? And how can we use our daydreams to help us feel more abundant in all areas of our lives? Let’s begin by considering what we mean by abundance. ForContinue reading “How to live an abundant life as a daydreamer”

Daydreaming, manifesting and the law of attraction

The basic idea behind manifesting and the law of attraction is that if you spend enough time thinking about something, you will subconsciously act in ways that make that thing more likely to happen. But I’m sure I’m not the only daydreamer who has spent months – years sometimes – daydreaming that something would happenContinue reading “Daydreaming, manifesting and the law of attraction”

Believe in yourself, and everything else will fall into place

My son celebrated his tenth birthday last week, which prompted me to pause and reflect on the way he came into the world. I’d always liked the idea of a water birth, but when I started to research it in more detail I realised that my options for pain relief would be quite limited. IContinue reading “Believe in yourself, and everything else will fall into place”

What will fill the gap?

If you’re struggling with maladaptive daydreaming disorder and you can see that it’s negatively impacting your life, trying to stop or cut down on your daydreaming is rarely the first step you should take. Here’s why: You’re daydreaming for a reason Immersive daydreaming is natural for some people. Daydreaming in the way we do isContinue reading “What will fill the gap?”

Perfect doesn’t exist in real life

In real life, there’s no such thing as perfect. Normative daydreamers figure this out early on, but immersive and maladaptive daydreamers have a much harder time of it. Having total control over our daydream world means that we can make it perfect, and many of us do. I don’t think there’s a problem with that,Continue reading “Perfect doesn’t exist in real life”