Setting a goal gives you something to strive for. It encourages you to move forward and do the work to even approach the vicinity of achieving it.
Sure, it may not turn out the way you thought or hoped – but imagine the gains you might make in the process.
Consider a goal like “lose weight”. We all approach it differently, and our results will speak to that. If your intention in “losing weight” is simply to “get thin” or “lose my belly”, you may be disappointed if you don’t achieve exactly that.
BUT what did you gain in the process? Example: physical strength and endurance – maybe you don’t have slender ballerina limbs like you thought you would, but your arms and legs are now thick with firm rockin muscle that make it easier to dance all night at your best friend’s wedding or go on that awesome hiking adventure with your partner, you can breathe more easily after running to catch a bus, your stress level comes way down, and your medical blood work shows lower risk factors for CVD, diabetes, etc.
If you don’t reach your exact goal, reframe and celebrate what you’ve gained.
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