“Staying focused on our goals detracts from the inherent pleasures of the activities we need to pursue to achieve those goals.”

Taken from this post over on The 99% by Christian Jarret on how focusing on your goals too much is actually counterproductive. And that when you revel in the process you’re more likely to make it to the finishing line.

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  1. The post on The 99% reminds me of a post by Leo Babauta – “Discipline is an illusion; Motivate yourself instead” http://zenhabits.net/discipline-is-illusion-motivate/

  2. Nel, thanks for the link!