Shifting goalposts sounds like a recipe for disaster. Once you think you’ve reached one goal, and it turns out you hadn’t reached it, you might feel quite dejected. Don’t.
Shifting goalposts are a good thing. They keep you on your toes. Because once you’ve reached that final goal, well, you’re not here anymore. Shifting goalposts means you’re still in the game.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.
I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.
On my daily blog I post thoughts of a practicing Yamabushi that I hope people can use to better themselves and live as fulfilling a life as possible.
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