A number of factors play into what motivates each of us: our past, our goals, our socioeconomic status, who we surround ourselves with, and more. But are we pushing ourselves for the wrong reasons?
As with much of this blog, my personal experiences shape my writing. The idea that bigger is not always better has been rushing through my mind in many forms for a long time now.
When I stopped playing football I wanted to lose weight. When work gets complex, I always look to take away instead of add more. And now, it's about doing something that matters instead of something to brag about.
In a country where we idolize the biggest, strongest, and fastest among us, I have taken the stance that bigger is not always better. But being the strongest might be.