If you want to avoid the hollow emptiness of achievements, you must have a crucial ingredient in your goal-setting process to ensure you find meaning and fulfillment.
In our efforts to improve, we typically deflate our best moments with judgment or other qualifiers. If we hold back the arrows, we can ride the momentum of our accomplishments.
Success leaves clues, but not all clues are relevant. You need to know what you’re looking for so you can find the parts that matter.
Success builds on success. But to build on success you must recognize, claim, and celebrate your current success. Here’s where the breakdown appears.
If you can’t count it or put it on a spreadsheet, does it count as an achievement? We get so wrapped up in managing, tracking, and measuring, but often, what matters most cannot be measured.
Our quest for new achievement can cause us to take our gains for granted and miss the biggest achievement of all: showing up.
It was 11:25 am today when I sat down to write Morning Pages, the long-hand free writing exercise I have been doing almost every morning since August. Pen to paper, and suddenly… Wow. Where does the time go? Where does it go? I was out of bed by 6:05 am today. I got dressed for […]