I feel lost. It’s raining and the prophetic fallacy is thick in the air. Gloomier than the room I am sat in is my mood. Motivation is gone and I keep catching myself down the Youtube rabbit hole. Only days ago I was so fired up. I had set my goals and I knew exactly where I wanted to be in in the next year or two. I had my GOALS.
No I didn’t.
I had some DREAMS.
The difference between the two is that a dream is just an idea, whereas a goal has a plan.
The mistake I had made was to set my goal but not put a concrete plan in place for how I was going to get there. Now the initial motivation was wearing thin and I had to use energy choosing what to do next.
You have to find the balance between too much planning (analysis paralysis) and not enough planning (dreaming).
What to do:
- Set your goals.
- Plan how you are going to get there.
- Start DOING.
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