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What Psychoanalysis and Indian Mysticism Tell Us About Achieving our Goals

Ever set a goal for yourself only to find that you didn’t achieve it?  Maybe you wanted to exercise, to save up money for a vacation, or to get a promotion at work?  And for some reason or another it just didn’t happen.  Most of us tend to blame our capacity for willpower – “if I had only tried harder I could have done it!”  Then we feel badly about ourselves, which only leads us to feel more discouraged the next time we want to set ourselves a goal.  So what are we missing? read more

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What Psychoanalysis and Indian Mysticism Tell Us About Achieving our Goals

Ever set a goal for yourself only to find that you didn’t achieve it?  Maybe you wanted to exercise, to save up money for a vacation, or to get a promotion at work?  And for some reason or another it just didn’t happen.  Most of us tend to blame our capacity for willpower – “if I had only tried harder I could have done it!”  Then we feel badly about ourselves, which only leads us to feel more discouraged the next time we want to set ourselves a goal.  So what are we missing? read more

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What Psychoanalysis and Indian Mysticism Tell Us About Achieving our Goals

Ever set a goal for yourself only to find that you didn’t achieve it?  Maybe you wanted to exercise, to save up money for a vacation, or to get a promotion at work?  And for some reason or another it just didn’t happen.  Most of us tend to blame our capacity for willpower – “if I had only tried harder I could have done it!”  Then we feel badly about ourselves, which only leads us to feel more discouraged the next time we want to set ourselves a goal.  So what are we missing? read more