When you’re trying to accomplish a goal, oftentimes, your own frustration with not having accomplished a goal can get in your way. We can be so desperate to get to our goal that we want to have the quickest way forward.
Here’s the problem with that: we imagine our strategy for getting to our goal. If imagining a goal was enough to get there, then life would be super easy, right? But achieving anything is not that simple. Our imagined approach is not enough to achieve the results we want.
Remember this quote from Thomas Edison?:
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
If imagining his light-bulb were enough, he would have created it immediately. The same for any of the goals you strive for. Continue reading