Premeditating what we think we’d love to do without actually being in the thick of it is the beginning of the problem
You’re Not Meant to Do What You Love
Brianna Wiest

This ties in well with something I read in “Stumbling Upon Happiness” — that both our imagined, and remembered experiences of things are happier than how we feel when we’re doing them. And that the best way to assess how we’ll actually feel is to talk to a lot of people doing the thing we think we want to do.