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What is your Personal Legend?

What is your Personal Legend? What is a Personal Legend?

Just read The Alchemist, the much loved and hugely popular book, selling 85 million books over 30 years, written by Paulo Coelho.

A favourite of Julia Roberts, Pharrell, Madonna, Oprah.

Oprah and Paulo Coelo

The Alchemist is a tale of a shepherd boy from Spain with a recurring dream that treasure is buried near the Pyramids in Egypt. The boy visits a gypsy to interrupt his dream. She says 'Go to The Pyramids!' So he sells his sheep and departs on a journey, meeting a king in a square who gives him two stones and told to go find his Personal Legend and treasure.

The boy comes across many issues and problems to stop him from achieving his dream of reaching the Pyramids. He is robbed of all his money when we enters Africa and works for a year with a crystal merchant to save for his onward journey. The Merchant has a dream to go to Mecca but decides the dream is better than the reality.

“It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”

― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

The story continues in a desert, oasis, caravans, love, wind. Does the boy find his treasure?

The Alchemist is a fantasy page turner that makes you think. 'What is my Personal Legend? What is my calling?'

The reason you are here.

For those who need help, Paulo has written a post with 12 steps to fulfilment.

Do the things that you love, something that lights you up, puts fire in your belly.

Most people don’t recognise their mission or are too scared to follow their path.

The trick is do what you love.

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

This line is repeated throughout the book, believe in your dream. Courage, perseverance, action are all mentioned, it’s a story guide for your life.

Whatever your dreams, they will come true.

The path will never be easy, you will have to work hard, you will have to be patient.

To follow a dream you have to take action. Thoughts are great but without action they are air.

Action is key! Be brave and never give up!

The Alchemist is a phenomenon and inspired millions to follow their dreams. Thank you Paulo for writing an inspiring book.

My Personal Legend to inspire happiness, love life! Peace, love and happiness. Maybe I'm a hippie, just like Paulo.

Thank you for reading.

Have you read The Alchemist? Are you inspired to follow your dreams?

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