Are You Setting Your Goals All Wrong?

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We’re a bunch of impatient fuckers.

We don’t have the patience to stick to our goals or habits because we’ve learned to expect things in mere seconds.

Want to turn down the lights? Ask Alexa. Need to put in your credit card information? Use your thumbprint. Want to unlock your…

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I’m a self-discovery writer: I write as I grow, make mistakes, and learn. It’s a celebration of humanness.

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I’m a self-discovery writer: I write as I grow, make mistakes, and learn. It’s a celebration of humanness.

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