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The Pressure to Dream Big and the Beauty of Wanting Less

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“What if I accept that all I really want is a small, slow, simple life? A beautiful, quiet, gentle life. I think it is enough.” ~Krista O’Reilly-Davi-Digui Why do we feel such to dream big?

I think it starts in childhood when parents, teachers, and other adults start asking the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” One of the many problems with this question is its premise.

In the classroom, at church, at youth camp, at home, you are not alone, and you’re able to hear, understand, and internalize how others might answer this question.

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