d.manuk 410 Posted April 22, 2017 Author Share Posted April 22, 2017 (edited) I had a nice dinner with my boyfriend and then I realized that I don't have any long-term goals to work toward. The only thing I really want is to eventually move into a house that has 5 acres of land, but I would settle for a garden. I realized that my mindset about life has changed since I started playing video games (this could be something that comes with age, too).http://jamesclear.com/goals-systemsIf I don't have a goal to work toward, I am not satisfied.I have a 'sort of' goal of writing a book -- I would like to do it, but I don't want to write for fun if it's not for a goal because I feel like it's a waste of time.The same thing with painting -- I like to draw and paint, but because I wouldn't make money from it and only a few would see it, what is the point of doing it?This article that I linked wrote that if you focus on such a long-term goal, it is likely that you will have difficulty achieving it. You will enjoy writing for the sake of doing it, and the goal will be fulfilled naturally along the way. I think this is related to 'living in the moment.' A lot of my current goals are like this. I want to do muay thai, write a novel, draw paintings. But are they things that I enjoy without the sake of having a goal?No, I don't think they are. Only yoga is something that I am naturally drawn to.And if that is how I feel, what exactly should I be doing with my time? I guess I'm in a bad mood again. Edited April 22, 2017 by Shine Magical Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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