• Expectations,  Goals,  Resolutions,  Writing,  Writing Life

    Dealing with Unmet Goals and Expectations

    Dealing With Unmet Goals And Expectations How do goals and expectations go awry? You set goals and make New Year’s resolutions. January comes, and it goes. Soon you feel less than productive. In fact, you’re somewhat depressed at the progress you’re not making. You start checking up on the goals and/or resolutions you made. Expectations haven’t come to fruition. What you wanted to accomplish hasn’t come to pass. Now you feel guilty that you’ve let 31 days slip through your fingers. You rake your fingers through your hair and moan. Chastising yourself doesn’t change anything. It really boils down to commitment. How do you commit to something so intangible? The…