Have you ever felt a distinct lack of satisfaction even after you achieved something you thought you wanted? Have you ever received that promotion, started that new job, or gone on a date with someone who had perfect partner potential and still felt…meh? Good news: you’re not alone.
Not feeling the sense of fulfilment, joy, or success we think we will after achieving a goal is more commonplace than you may think. In a society where goal setting feels like second nature, the “hustle” is glorified, and our worth is seemingly tied to our achievements, it can be easy to get caught up in the never-ending chase of goals.
Before we dive into how to set goals we can actually feel good about, let’s first explore why our current goal-setting approach might not be leading us to the feelings we’re hoping for.
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