I got my degree. While I am glad I have that, it also brought as much pressure as prestige. And now I feel that living up to my purpose/joy is more important. It’s only one life. Maybe this goal is worth it if you define your potential in terms of genuine happiness rather than external goals to check off. 4 months ago
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Is this worth it? Are the sacrifices too great? Are there more motivating, less limiting ways to think of this, e.g. "contribute to life according to my abilities AND interests"? Right now, I am playing with specifying my interests... 15 months ago
I really hold this as a value, but as you can guess from my other goals, I procrastinate on this, hold myself to possibly too high standards (you should see the work I’m taking on my three-day “vacation”), never want to get out of bed much less tackle all the big goals. How to balance this? I really worry that the procrastination and such are indications that this is not a worthwhile goal for me or that I have to be more specific—should I work on my potential to be a good friend or the hardest-working employee? (Sometimes, these require different actions and priorities.) I’ve gotten an advanced degree because that was within my potential, but that doesn’t make me happy after all. (In fact, the increased responsibility sometimes seems paralyzing.) 23 months ago