Maladaptive Daydreaming: How to Be Empowered as A Maladaptive Daydreamer?

Maladaptive Daydreaming: How to Be Empowered as A Maladaptive Daydreamer? maladaptive daydreaming: how to be empowered as a maladaptive daydreamer?
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Today, I’ll share some tips on how to become an empowered dreamer. By “empowered dreamer,” I mean someone who is truly honest with themselves and understands the impact of their daydreaming on their life. Empowered dreamers don’t just focus on the positive aspects; they also acknowledge how daydreaming can detract from their real life. In contrast, a disempowered dreamer avoids confronting the effects of daydreaming and seeks to escape reality by living in an imaginary world. So, how can you become an empowered dreamer?

The first step is to examine your real life. Take a close look at the elements and priorities you might be ignoring due to your daydreaming. Focus on the stresses you’re avoiding and consider what you can do to improve your quality of life in the real world. This involves taking tangible steps, such as self-care, exercising, maintaining a healthy diet, seeking therapy, and working on your relationships. Becoming an empowered dreamer means using your daydreams as a source of inspiration and emotional enrichment, rather than as an escape. It’s about aligning your real life with the emotions and excitement you experience in your daydreams.

In this transformation, you’ll aim to make your real life resemble your dream life, one characterized by freedom, strong boundaries, self-understanding, and purpose. It’s about feeling in control of most aspects of your life and wanting to live in your reality as much as you enjoy your daydreams. This shift from a disempowered dreamer to an empowered dreamer involves making your real life the dream life you aspire to have. It’s about taking charge of your life and pursuing a life that you genuinely want to live.

By following these steps, you can become an empowered dreamer who finds fulfillment in both your daydreams and your real life.

Note from the Author

If you’re ready and you’d like my help with overcoming and managing maladaptive daydreaming without spending years in therapy, then you can book a FREE BREAKTHROUGH CALL with me HERE. Happy healing 💙💙. Feel free to share and comment! Use this information with caution, it comes from my own thoughts & bias, experiences and research😊.

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Edwin Bii

I'm Edwin Bii, a trained advanced conversational hypnotherapist (ACH) and Mind Shifting Coach from Kenya offering mental health support, and life coaching to help you crush your goalsand overcome your problems. Together, we'll navigate challenges, build self-awareness, and create a happier, healthier you. Let's unlock your potential.

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