Many roads to success exist, and the choices can be overwhelming. And once you have decided upon a path, there is also the possibility of encountering a number of road blocks along the way. In fact, road blocks are fairly likely. Some people let these road blocks stop them from pursuing their goals. Heck, some people stop at the point of deciding which road to go down. But if you’ve got a goal … a goal you’re serious about reaching … you have to stay motivated. And if you want to stay motivated all the way to the fruition of your goal, you’ve got to have a plan for how you’re going to maintain that motivation. With proper motivation, along with a plan for long term motivation, virtually any goal is within your reach, and even the most daunting of road blocks suddenly become minor inconveniences. KPSA Radio is dedicated to helping its listeners develop techniques to stay motivated over the long haul, no matter how big (or small) their goals. Here are a few tips to get you started on the path to realizing your dreams:

1. Develop a Clear Vision

No great dream was ever accomplished by anyone who did not first see the end result clearly in their mind. This doesn’t mean that you can predict exactly how everything will go along the way, but if you can keep your goal clearly pictured in your mind, no matter what obstacles may present them selves along the way, you will find a way to fruition of your dream. A positive mental attitude is a huge part of this process, as well.

2. Take Action

It’s a funny thing, but you would be surprised to learn just how many people create grand plans and then fail to take action. Life does not just happen, my friends. Of course, we all know this, but sometimes we take it for granted. If you have a dream, make a plan and then, most importantly, act on it. You might succeed. You might fail. But what have you done if you haven’t tried. This is another example of how a positive outlook helps people succeed in their dreams.

3. Embrace Success

Even for those of us who have already learned this lesson, it sounds and feels like a ridiculous point to have to be driven home, but the fact remains that we, as human beings, have difficulty accepting our dreams. So, you know what we do? Just when we are at the cusp of success, we drive it back. At first blush that sounds crazy, right? But think about it. Yep…you’ve done it, haven’t you? The final step of realizing our dreams is to accept them as they arrive into our lives; to believe we deserve all this. Again…there’s that positive mindset in action.

The road to success doesn’t have to be long or hard. More importantly, the road to success is personal; different for each individual. The things, however, which all roads to success have in common are these; a dream, a belief in that dream, and a belief in oneself to stay motivated and reach those goals. You can do it!

Author's Bio: 

Kristy K. Taylor is a Health Science Professor, author, and founder of Kid Medic, L.L.C. She is the author of the children’s book: “Mrs. Garcia’s Class Visits the Hospital.”. In addition, Kristy is the host of the Kristy Public Service Announcement Radio Show, which seeks to educate, motivate, and extenuate the positive. For more information about Kristy K. Taylor log on to or