Can Goal Setting be a bad thing?

I’m still working my way through The Antidote by Oliver Burkeman. And just finished the chapter “Goal Crazy”.  Burkeman suggests that we have an unhealthy focus on goal setting.  He suggests that the dark side of goal setting can lead to destructive behaviours and even death. He makes reference to the 1996 disaster at Mount…

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! I’ve decided to start this year in April, instead of January. Why? Well, it took me a while to get ready for the New Year and I wanted to start the year off right! One of the books I read in 2018 was When by Daniel Pink. Pink suggests that choosing “when”…

Genius Project Update #3

March started very well for the Genius Project. I was writing consistently every day and complementing the writing with research/reading or watching some plays. But it was short lived. March Break happened and we went for a brief visit to Montreal. I didn’t get any writing done during the visit. When we got back home…