Joy is in the Journey

My last blog talked about the differences between creating projects instead of goals. Today I am going to go deeper into the aspect of the goals being destination focused. Goals are destination focused. Living your life going from goal to goal to goal, is

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telling yourself that you will only be happy until when you have completed the goal. Soon you will be looking back at your life wondering where all the time went and why you spent so little of it enjoying yourself.

If you view your goal like taking a vacation then the joy of your vacation would be getting to the end point. Which of course means that your endpoint is at home. If that is the case, why even go on vacation? That is because the fun of the vacation is the stuff in between leaving home and going back that is the point. The memories, the sights, the sounds, and the good times are the reason you go on vacation.

Switching to a more project oriented viewpoint or direction if you go by Richard Bandler‘s [amazon_link id=”0982780400″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Secrets of Being Happy[/amazon_link], is that you look at your life more about how you got there. You will avoid the empty feeling that can come from reaching your goal. The, “well I did it, but now what?” You will be ready to take on the next new project.

Oh the joys of life! Of course this is build up for my next blog about building your wonderful 2012. Look forward to it. I command you! Just kidding. Also remember, don’t stop believing and hold on to the feeling.


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    • OhanaMama on December 8, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    This is spot-on!

    I noticed for myself that “goals” actually were sort of sidetracking me from the most important things in life and creating more stress with an expanded “to do” list.

    Thanks for sharing! Great post, and definitely against the current of a lot of advice.


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