Our modern day makes our dreams and how we achieve them even more complex. Our evolving definition of personal well-being requires us to pursue many dreams during our lifetime. Therefore, our future prosperity will be directly related to how successful we are at achieving complex dreams and how often we involve ourselves in meaningful collaborations.
We improve our personal well-being by collaborating with others on their eDreams and through our eDream pursuits.
The impact of a successful eDream pursuits is obvious. We can also get a similar level of impact on personal well-being impact by collaborating with others on their eDreams. Collaboration is defined as working with others to do a task and to achieve shared goals. Sharing the aspirer’s goal to achieve their eDream provides us a sense of purpose and meaning by being part of something important. Collaboration offers the feeling of sincere gratitude, love and a special connection with those we are helping. We feel a high level of competence and share the success knowing our unique talents and efforts were essential to the aspirer realizing their eDream.
We have many dreams throughout our lives including earning a diploma, finding a good job, having our own home, a family and raising kids. Our modern day has also brought a culture of expectations that goes way beyond choosing between work and family. It brought us expecting substantial quality time with the family, being a good parent and spouse, having a rewarding and meaningful career, creating something of value (i.e., book, side business), running marathons and helping out with a youth soccer team. We are not pursing a dream, we are pursuing many of the following to achieve our desired level our personal well-being:
Family & Friends
Successfully raising a family, purchasing and maintaining a home in a good school district, ensuring your children get good educations and managing a family members health issues so it doesn’t impact quality of life. We help family and friends achieve their dreams.
Finding the significant other, improving an intimate relationship within a marriage, have more friends that share a common interest and improving a relationship with a parent or grown-up child.
Career and Education
Getting the job that supports your lifestyle, reinvent you skills and knowledge, change jobs or careers, become an entrepreneur, build a retirement fund or make your retirement meaningful. Earn a college degree or self-educate to enrich your life.
Start a business, start a non-for-profit organization, design and build a home, develop a new product or service, create a mobile app, create art, music, fashions and movies.
Develop a new advocacy, community, social or spiritual service organization. Expand existing services for youths, veterans and services. Volunteer to make other lives better.
Achieve a level of personal attainment (financial, spiritual, career), personal development (new language, skill), run a 5K, climb Mount Everest.
Our Future Personal Well-Being
Our modern day makes our dreams and how we achieve them even more complex. Our evolving definition of personal well-being requires us to pursue many dreams during our lifetimes. Therefore, our collective future personal well-being will be directly related to how successful we are at achieving complex dreams and how often we involve ourselves in meaningful collaborations.