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You’re Never Finished

The process of becoming is never finished. Let me explain… Whenever I start on some long range project or goal, I tend to become somewhat consumed by it. If I’m not careful, other areas of my life will suffer from a lack of attention. When I realize this is happening, I will think to myself “When this is done I can spend more time on… (fill in the blank).” The problem is – when I do inevitably finish whatever I am working on, there is always something else, some other goal, some other opportunity to grow in a new area ready to consume my attention. I’m not sure there is an answer here, or even a problem per se – I guess I’m just making a personal observation.

If there is a point here, it’s this: It’s critically important to pick your goals carefully – especially if you are a finisher who is not deterred by a long term fight. Because you are always going to give up something in return for the goal completed. And the process of self-actualization, of becoming you, is never over until you’re dead.

So be careful what you wish for…