Goal oversetting is good only if you don’t give up. Otherwise, it doesn’t bring you any advantages.
So if you notice you haven’t even reached half of the goals you set, perhaps you could halve them and try to accomplish that much.
Next time, you can overreach again. But for now, keep an eye on your motivation. And aiming for more effortless goals is a great way to regain it.
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Becoming an underachiever is not an option. Science has proven it is better to try to set higher goals instead of lower ones. So if you are already doing it, don’t stop because the problem is how to deal with failure.
I used to lose motivation every time I couldn’t reach my goals. And I aba...
It doesn’t matter how many failures you achieve if you reach the higher goal eventually. But you have to rationalize your failures.
You only make a small step before falling the first time you fail. The second time, you swing higher because you know some of the adversities. So you take a bi...
Every time you fail, you need to take a break.
Continuing to struggle and push against your failures, hoping they will get away, doesn’t help. But some distance and perspective could help you realize what went wrong and how you could do better next time.
Use these last two months of the year to complete most of your goals. But even if you fail, remember you don’t have to give up. Just take a break, halve the task, and take one step at a time.
Goal oversetting is a common mistake we all make. And the main reason why it happens is a transitory state of euphoria.
Usually, when you are succeeding at something, you are more willing to set goals. But temporary success blinds your reason, and you think you can achieve the same results ...
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Goal oversetting is a common mistake we all make. And the main reason why it happens is a transitory state of euphoria. Here's how to deal with it.
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