Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Goal Setting Made Me Anxious

Here’s what I do instead

Photo by Dan DeAlmeida on Unsplash

Goal setting used to make me anxious. I would set goals like “finish a half marathon,” “lose 10kg,” or “save 5000€”. Then I stressed myself not only about achieving these goals but also about the goal-setting process itself.

Take, for example, the “A” and “R” in the famous “SMART” goal concept, which states that your goals should be specific…

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