"Trying to be happy by accumulating possessions is like trying to satisfy hunger by taping sandwiches all over your body"
– Apparently misattributed to George Carlin
This week, I'm delighted to announce that I've been selected to write a regular blog for The Huffington Post. I'm so thrilled about this for a number of reasons, the most important one being that it means the principles behind clarity have taken one more step towards becoming mainstream. The Thought Revolution is in progress!
I'm extremely grateful to you for reading my articles and being open to what I'm sharing. The fact that you're reading this means that your part of a relatively small group of people who are on the leading edge of psychology, performance and state of mind.
Next week, normal programming will be resumed, but this week, I'm going to share the first paragraph of the article in this email. If you want to read more, I'd like you to head over to Huffington Post and read the article here <link>
I'd also love it if you could comment on the inaugural blog post, and share it with the people you think could benefit from it.
I'm truly grateful to be sharing this journey with you. Thanks for your attention, and your continued support.
So without further ado, here's the first paragraph of the article:
Everybody's had the experience of setting a goal then struggling to find the motivation to achieve it. We all have examples, ranging from eating healthily and exercising to finding a new job or starting that dream project (writing the book, starting the business, etc). But it turns out that the reason some goals seem so damnably difficult to achieve is because they're actually "toxic"; they have failure and demotivation built into them from the moment you set them. In this article, you're going to discover how to know if you've been trying to achieve a toxic goal. You're also going to be introduced to the "organic" alternative to toxic goals; authentic desires. Here are three warning signs that your goal may be toxic…
To your increasing clarity