It Ain’t All About Achieving The Goal

Set a personal goal, write it down, break down the goal into do-able steps, add a completion date and you will achieve it.  You will live happily ever after!  Sound familiar?  It should.  We’ve all heard this at one time or another.  And since I wanted to live happily ever after, I went through the process of writing down goals with a completion date.  Some I accomplished and some I didn’t.  For the goals I didn’t accomplish, I would do the process again….and again…and again.   But when I saw I wasn’t accomplishing a goal again and again, I stopped writing it down, and as you expect, the goal got lost in life.  To me, a goal was the “be all and the end all”.  If I wasn’t “being all” then why bother.  I lived like this for years.

What I didn’t realize is, although achieving a goal is important, there is more going on than meets the eye.  Continue reading “It Ain’t All About Achieving The Goal”