What's the Real Aim of Working Toward Goals?

January 06, 2016

“Intentions and goals are tools for liberation. But when we use goal-chasing like a hammer, it can beat up on our self-esteem, relationships, and creativity.

“The foundation of a good relationship with intentions and goals is keeping in mind that the primary aim of setting and working toward them is to feel the way you want to feel.”
—Danielle LaPorte

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  1. Who needs a hammer when we have treats?! As you've mentioned, you get far better results with praise than punishment.

  2. Laure--I say we all need more treats and less hammering!

  3. Dear Kathy what a super way of putting it. Because we fail to meet certain goals one should never feel beaten down. May all of us stay focused on what we do accomplish and not feel bad about what we do not. Here is to a great start for 2016! Hugs

  4. I agree, Debbie. Here's to an awesome 2016!