Are your goals making you unhappy?

I’ve been teaching NVC for a long time and something that continues to amaze me is how we, as humans, can tend to think in limited ways – limiting our experience of life.

You see, most of us have been taught from a young age to focus on life with an emphasis on externally-focussed goals: the promotion, the holiday, the perfect relationship. And while these are not bad things to want – not at all – the problem lies in where we are placing our focus.

When all the emphasis is on finding happiness via this ‘One Thing’ which is completely external to us, we place severe limitations on what is possible. Furthermore – while that ‘one thing’ can give us pleasure, it will never provide us with a long-term sensation of happiness.

So what do we do? Watch the video below to find out and make sure to stay tuned to the end where I talk about dealing with emotional obstacles to this process – something that will help us to see the true power within.

Here it is: