Close your eyes and imagine a life full of limitless possibilities. A life where anything is possible, where dreams come true, and where you can achieve anything you set your mind to. No...really. Go ahead and try it. It's amazing, right? But what happens when life throws you a curveball, and you're faced with trauma? Do you give up on your dreams, or do you keep reaching for the stars?

The truth is, dreaming big is not just for those who haven't experienced trauma. In fact, it's even more important for those who have suffered trauma. Dreaming big can help us heal and move forward, and it can give us the strength and courage to overcome any obstacle that comes our way.

Yes, trauma can be devastating, but it doesn't have to define us. It doesn't have to limit our potential or stop us from achieving our goals. Dreaming big can help us break free from the chains of trauma and create a vision for our future that is bigger and brighter than our current circumstances.

It's true that dreaming big can be challenging, especially when we're dealing with trauma. But, it's important to remember that it's OK to take baby steps. We don't have to achieve our goals overnight. It's about taking one step at a time, and celebrating every small victory along the way.

Having a support system is also crucial when we're dealing with trauma. Surrounding ourselves with people who love and support us can help us feel more confident and motivated. It can also provide us with the encouragement we need when we're feeling discouraged.

So, my friend, keep dreaming big. Let your imagination run wild, and don't let trauma stop you from reaching for the stars. You are capable of achieving anything you set your mind to, and you deserve to live a life full of limitless possibilities. Remember, you are not defined by your trauma. You are a survivor, and your dreams can help you heal and move forward. Keep taking those baby steps, celebrate every small victory, and surround yourself with a support system that loves and believes in you. Your dreams are waiting for you, and they are worth every effort and every step along the way.



  1. How have you been dreaming small to avoid disappointment?
  2. What might be possible if you hope for more? What's the very worst that can happen?
  3. In what ways does keeping your dreams small limit your possibilities?