“If your dream does not scare you, it is not big enough” -Kristine K. Stephens.
Your dreams are valid, so do not be afraid to set high standards for yourself. People who don’t dream place a limit on themselves. They don’t think they will ever accomplish it because it seems impossible. This means that they lack confidence.
Dreaming big requires a leap of faith. Having big dreams is good because it excites you for the journey that you want to embark on. This article will look at how to dream big.
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Reasons to dream big
You find your identity
If you listen to your inner self, you will find your true calling in life. You will discover who you are when you dream big, whether a singer, entrepreneur, teacher or writer. People spend their lives trying to find themselves and those who pursue their dreams and listen to their inner voice are usually happy with who they have become.
Listen to your heart and follow your dream. Do not let anyone dissuade you because you will miss out on the beautiful person you could be. People who never follow their dreams often regret it. You never hear of anyone regretting following their dreams because it is their true calling.
Dreaming big will motivate you and give you direction. A dream is a goal that you will work towards. You will find the strength to do things you would never do. You will look at others who have done the impossible and be motivated as well. If they did not dream big and achieve what seemed impossible, who would you get motivation from?
You live meaningfully
If you compare those who don’t dream versus those who dream, you will find that dreamers are happier. They have a zeal and a purpose and are living for something that they believe in. You are excited and imagining what it would be like to drive your dream car for the first time. Dreamers are busy working on their dreams and planning on how to achieve them. They live purposefully.
You do not place a limit on yourself
You are reaching for the galaxy when you dream big. It will boost your self-confidence when you dream of the impossible. If someone say “I will start my own business in five years,” then you know that this person is a confident person. You will admire their bravery and confidence. If you do not dream big, you are limiting yourself and you are not realizing your full potential.
“The heights by great men reached and kept, were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward through the night”- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Dreams will motivate you and force you to work hard. If you want to be the best basketball player or swimmer, you train like a champion. You should be committed and follow the advice of your coach, only then will you reap the benefits.
You can inspire people
If you dream big there is a high chance of achieving your dream. As a result, you will inspire people and make the world a better place. Think about who would look up to you when they realize that dreams are indeed attainable. If you do it, then you will be helping someone in the future. Successful people will always talk about people who inspired them. Keep the cycle going by dreaming big.
It makes you successful
You will encounter failures and setbacks, but they will make you stronger. However, you will rise again with new knowledge. You will overcome obstacles in order to achieve the impossible.
That in itself is a feat that not everyone can do. Just by dreaming big, you are strong. It takes a lot of courage to even believe that you can do something that is not possible based on your current situation.
It gives you endless opportunities
On your journey, you will encounter opportunities that would not be possible if you did not have a dream. Your life would be different if you did not dream big. Opportunities will find you when you start your journey, somebody will see your potential and provide a platform for you to pursue your dreams.
You are more likely to become successful
If you hear the story of any successful person, you are most likely to hear that “This is something that I always wanted to do.” Before they could be top-notch actresses or models, they dreamed about it. Dreaming is the first step you take when you want to be successful.
Every step matters
You may not hit big on your first try at success but remember, it is not about the journey but the destination. What is most important is that you learn from your failures. If you continue to have that goal in mind and work assiduously towards it, many more opportunities will come your way. And despite your plans not going accordingly, once you dream and put in the work, you will be successful.
Do not be afraid to dream big. It can become a reality once you put in the hard work. Follow your dreams and don’t regret it.