Goals

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When Hustle isn’t Bad

I’ve been hustling a lot lately, being really productive. And I’ve gotten a lot done. Like a lot, a lot. I’ve crossed things off my to-do list. Attained a few goals. I am generally feeling good about all the things I’ve accomplished. I didn’t achieve the goals because I felt some sort of lack – …

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Say “No” to “New Year, New You!”

The date on the calendar is drawing closer! The date I circled to begin working toward my goal. I have freedom until then. I don’t have to worry about trying to do something new. I can keep everything just as it is. Even if I really want to obtain the goal. I don’t really want …

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It’s My Birthday. I’ll Celebrate if I Want to.

For several years, I didn’t celebrate my birthday. I was indifferent about marking the day. While I didn’t judge anyone else for celebrating their birthday, it seemed like a pointless endeavor for me. But in the last couple of years, my mindset around celebrating my birthday has changed. What I once thought of as no …

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S2 E4: Failure and Reflection

Show Notes This episode is the last in the series for goal setting with compassion, but I will no doubt continue to talk about this. It is too important not to.  What do you do when you show up imperfectly, or “fail”? What does failure even mean? And how do both tie into reviewing and …

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S2 E3: Building Habits

Show Notes Continuing our discussion about goals, we are talking about building habits. Specifically, how to link habits together and make them as easy as possible to establish and grow. I am always trying to make things harder than they need to be, so I am constantly reminding myself to keep it simple and easy. …

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