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Spoiler Alert: Achieving Your Goals Won’t Bring You Fulfillment Or Make You Happy & Here’s Why

Aug
31

Spoiler Alert: Achieving Your Goals Won’t Bring You Fulfillment Or Make You Happy & Here’s Why

 

Now I know I’m not the only one whose watched a Disney movie and saw the characters go from struggle to more struggle to happily ever after and wondered…why can’t life be this easy?

Lol, right? Think about the Disney movie The Princess and The Frog. Tatianna, a black girl, grew up in a poor low-income family with parents who lived pay-cheque to pay-cheque so her dreams of owning her own resturant looked slim to none. (This was struggle one).

The Struggle Continues:

So she did what most people in her position would do. She worked! Instead spending all of her money on “living her best life now” she saved and saved for years until she had enough money to invest in a venue. 

As soon as she saved up enough money and was ready to purchase the property to start her dream business another big busines swooped in and purchased it. Out of frustration, she kissed a frog (who said he was a prince) hoping this would help her get the money to buy the property she wanted but instead she became a frog! I mean things can’t get any worse right? Well, when you watch the movie you see that it does, but here’s the key take away

The Purpose of Goals

Her goal wasn’t wrapped up in a pretty box with a cute ribbon on top and put under a tree waiting for her to come get it. The dream that she had was an invitation for her to grow up and manage her money responsibly, learn how to effectively communicate ideas, strengthen her negotiation skills, practice self-disipline and go to work when she didn’t feel like it. This vision challenged her to become who she was meant to be. And so will your goals.

Achieving Your Goals Will Not Make You Happy

Your goals are not here to make you happy or make your life easier. That is a byproduct not the goal itself. The reason we set goals is to be in alignment, to express our purpose, and create change in the world. 

Merely having goals that only keep you comfortable, help you to become wealthy, and have others think you’re cool is weak.

What would happen if you started setting goals that impacted your community? What could you create if you focused on how to improve the world?

Bill Gate, Oprah, and Beyonce are 3 people who have impacted the world in very different ways and are in different industries and yet they have one thing in common.

They are not only at the top of their game, but all of their goals included making a real difference in people’s lives. So hit play to hear the full episode!

Here Are A Few Questions To Help

Here are 6 questions you can use as journal prompts to help you get started:

  1. What is it specifically about your goals that you think you will experience that will make you happy?
  2. Is it possible to experience happiness without this?
  3. Is there anyone in the world that is exceptionally happy and they don’t have this?
  4. What is preventing you from experiencing real happiness without it? Doesn’t it just boil down to a choice?
  5. What would it look like for you to choose to let it go?
  6. Are you ready to let it?
Until next time, you accountability partner, Xo!

Tee Forever

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