Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Richard French, iSandi Schraut, iA. Colin Wright, iNeeta Blair, iBob Meade, iLisa DAnnolfo Levey, iKaren Wilson, i

  Home > Self-Help > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Julie Wise

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· News
· 5 Titles
· 3 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Aug, 2010

Julie Wise, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Free Download - Terrorists and Freedom Fighters
by Sam Vaknin

The history of four terrorist organizations in the Balkan and a general introduction to terrorism and freedom fighting. Also includes essays about religious co-existence ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Featured Book
The Mythical Emblems of Gragodon - Volume 5
by Venkataraman Gopalakrishnan

The realm of departed souls opens up mysteriously and a host of nether-world creatures make their appearance upon the world of mortal folk...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

   Recent articles by
Julie Wise

Life's Surprises
Parents Have Dreams Too!
Captivating Dreams
           >> View all

Dream Bigger!
By Julie Wise   
Rated "G" by the Author.
Last edited: Saturday, January 08, 2011
Posted: Saturday, January 08, 2011

Share    Print   Save    Become a Fan

People who dream "bigger" inspire all of us to do the same. Here are some examples to inspire you.



Every week since Dream BIGGER was published, I’ve been noticing examples of people who are doing just that with their lives – dreaming bigger. As the author of the book, it’s very exciting; as a human being, it’s inspiring! This week, for example, a young Canadian boy found an unusually large maple leaf on the ground. Most adults would have noticed it, commented on it, and let it drift gently back to the ground. This boy, however, took one look at it and immediately began to wonder. Is this big enough to make the Guinness Book of Records?

He did some research and discovered that there wasn’t even a category for large leaves, so he contacted the Guinness Book of Records and guess what? They created a whole new category just for him, and he now holds the first record!

What if he had simply set the leaf back down and continued on his way that day? Nothing would have changed in his life or in the world. But because he dreamed bigger, he now holds a Guinness Record, and his story has inspired not only those who know him, but others around the world who have heard about it. That’s quite an impact for a nine-year-old Ontario boy!

Children usually have the ability to wonder and imagine bigger and better possibilities. As we get older, that capacity seems to dim, but it doesn’t have to. I’m continually amazed by the stories of people who are faced with tough circumstances yet are dreaming bigger for themselves, believing that their lives can be better and they are taking steps to make it so.

One of my bigger dreams is to personally present 50 copies of Dream BIGGER to Oprah Winfrey to give away to her studio audience at her final show. Why? Because she’s a woman who knows how to dream bigger and loves to inspire others to do the same. My book belongs in her hands and I believe it will find its way there.

Another dream of mine is to see the expression “dream bigger” become part of our everyday vocabulary. Already I’ve been hearing it from friends and family in the course of conversation.  When I become discouraged, my partner says to me with a smile, “Dream bigger, Julie!”  At a recent gathering, one woman was talking about an opportunity that had just come her way. She wasn’t sure what to do with it or how to make it work. Another friend said to her, “Dream bigger. You have no idea where this could take you!” It’s a simple yet powerful statement that immediately connects you to an unlimited vision for yourself and your life.

Take a look around you. How many examples of dreaming bigger can you find? Start using the phrase with yourself and your friends and see what happens!

Web Site: Dream BIGGER

Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

The Free Drink by Michael Gallegos Borresen

Compulsive gambling has become a worldwide self-destructive addiction of the mind and has become an epidemic...  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

The Complete James Bond Lifestyle Seminar by Paul Kyriazi

The paper book is sold out. The 2012 updated version is on Kindle, Nook, Kobo and iTunes...  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.