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Proving Others Wrong?


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Oct 4, 2019
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We're all capable of doing more than we realize. Setting and achieving goals can help make you a happy individual, as long as those goals are realistic.

When you want to do something or accomplish something, what helps motivate you to do so? Does proving others wrong work for you? Does achieving goals that others don't think you can achieve motivate you?

For me, when I want to accomplish something, I don't do so to prove others wrong. Instead, I try to achieve goals for other reasons.

For example, in 2011, I traveled the east coast of the United States all by myself. It was something I had never done before.

But when I did it, I wasn't trying to prove to anyone that I could do it. Instead, I did it because I thought it would be fun (which it was).

How about you?