Perhaps you should give up on your goals?February 24, 2015 Comments Off on Perhaps you should give up on your goals?
Scott Adams, creator of office comic Dilbert, explains why goals suck better than anyone I’ve come across:
“… you will spend every moment until you reach the goal-if you reach it at all-feeling as if you were short of your goal. In other words, goal-oriented people exist in a state of nearly continuous failure that they hope will be temporary.”
James Clear has written about this as well. James explains how setting goals reinforces our loser mindset:
“When you’re working toward a goal, you are essentially saying, ‘I’m not good enough yet, but I will be when I reach my goal’.”