Dream Big!

Written by Do I Editorial

“It may be that those who do most, dream most.” – Stephen Butler Leacock.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain.

“Your time is limited; don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living the result of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other opinions drown your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs.

“Dream big. Start small. Act now.” – Robin Sharma.

We all dream. Sometimes those dreams become a reality and sometimes they fail to launch themselves. However, that does not mean that we give up dreaming big; there is hope that we can achieve even the impossible at times. There are some people who cannot see beyond their current situation and therefore believe that it is useless to dream big; they find it hard to process the fact that their dreams may come true some day.

It should also be noted that being a dreamer does not mean that you walk with your heads high up in the clouds. It means you journey through life seeking a purpose for the life that has been given to you in order to become fulfilled in the process. The people that aspire and actually do dream big find themselves in a position that allows them to achieve challenging goals.  We must all be realistic in our expectations; at the same time we should set challenging goals for ourselves by dreaming big. We should never settle for small dreams. By dreaming big, we position ourselves for unimaginable success in the future.

Here are some of the reasons why we should be dreaming big:

Connect with Inner Self
In order to be truly happy and fulfilled in life, you will need to be a big dreamer. When you dream big, you are connecting with your inner self, thereby finding out the true purpose in life. This is one of the main reasons why you should never settle on small dreams. Always decide to dream big as it gives you the opportunity to be more than what you ever thought you could be.  

Because you have the choice
One of the main reasons why you should be dreaming big is because you have the choice in the matter without having to listen to anyone else. You are the sole creator of your destiny and should be willing to dream big enough to make a difference. There may be goals that may seem unattainable but that does not mean that you should give up dreaming big. There will be instances where you will encounter failure; however, never let minor setbacks prevent you from dreaming big. Some people decide to give up on their ‘big dreams’ possibly because the road to achieving success is not always a bed of roses. You do not need to be like one of those people. Choose to always follow your dreams – you will get there in the end.

True Calling
When you do decide to dream big, you will be doing yourself the biggest favour by following your true calling. The feeling of having found your life’s true calling can be quite an exhilarating experience. There could also be the possibility that you may not know what your true calling in life is. However, once you decide to dream big and aim for it there is a high probability that you will find your true calling. If you want something bad enough, you must be willing to dream big in order to make it a reality. Therefore, take the time to immerse yourself in some deep thinking to achieve bigger and better things in life.

Dreams Come True
There is always the possibility that your dreams may not come true. However, you must not be afraid.  The bigger you dream, the higher the chances that you will succeed. A strong self-belief, coupled with a big dream, will materialize into success sooner or later. Therefore, do not settle for small dreams because they may only result in small achievements. Dare to dream big on a daily basis and work towards making those dreams into reality.

Wider and bigger possibilities
When you decide to dream big, you open yourself to wider possibilities, thereby opening up more doors of opportunity for you to pursue. You will experience a lot of excitement even as you tread through these paths in the hope of finding success in the most unlikely of circumstances. This is only possible when you decide to dream big enough because it helps you to push the boundaries.

Prepare to achieve more
When you dream big, you are sure to achieve bigger things in life. You may also achieve much more than you ever bargained for. You may find yourself at a crossroads where you may feel that the job you are currently in is not exactly right for you, preventing you from giving your 100%. This usually happens when you decide to settle for less than what you deserve. When you do not work in a job that fulfills you wholeheartedly, you basically waste the potential you have. The salary that you earn begins to mean nothing when you are not actually doing what you love.

However, when you decide to dream big, you will find that your life will be blessed with more meaning, thereby making you a happier human being.

Game changer
You have the potential to change the world if you dream big. In fact, it is rightly said that big dreams are the reason why certain people are successful in changing the world. It also is one of the main reasons why there are new inventions every day, new cures for diseases. When you dream big, it gives you the chance to actually make a mark and leave a lasting impression on the minds and hearts of people. Learn to be a game changer by dreaming bigger than you think you are capable of.

These reasons are all you need to change your way of thinking in order to truly be successful in life. Do not hesitate to dream big enough as it will help you discover certain facets about yourself that may have remained hidden for all this time.  However, to achieve your big dream, prepare to take action and work your socks off.  Your success will justify all that you will possibly have to go through.

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