"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"


Who are your heroes? Where do you see evidence of goodness in the world today? Do you ever feel that the world is a scary place? How do you feel inside your body when you think those thoughts? Do you live in fear and worry? Do you feel apart and alone? When was a time...
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Knocking on Doors

Have you knocked on any doors lately? How do you call forth the unexpected? What are you doing today to create more love? Do you feel separate or connected?   What’s great about other people? What’s great about those precious gems you call your family? On Day 1 of our...
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I am Elaine Morales, and I love to work and connect with people who are devoted to an extraordinary ideal, who don’t just aspire to achieving something great, but come from a place of greatness.

It is my intention to be one of those people, too.  Here at Not Just a Daydream, my goal is to inspire energetic action, invoke possibility, illuminate beauty and goodness, and recognize the miraculous.

I invite you into conversation – please share your stories with me.  Professionally, I am a writer, consultant, and coach.  I make my living as a development consultant, grant writer, and strategist to non-profit organizations; as a writing coach to high school students; and as a coach to people who want to realize an amazing vision for their lives.

See you on the inside.


Because it’s not just a daydream if you decide to make it your life.
Train, She’s on Fire


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