Moving the goal posts

paper airplane

“When you were younger, you probably dreamed about having what you have now. You have since moved the goalposts.”

This popped up as a recent “daily mindfulness reminder” in my Waking Up app. I didn’t have the exact text but paraphrased it as best I could. Like reading poetry, I might be grabbed by one in a hundred reminders, but this one got me.

It helps to keep this in perspective when you start looking at every day as the same chore…

IMG 3713focus on the bright thing in the picture

…and forget to notice what’s really there.

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