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What to Glean From the Goals You Didn’t Achieve

They may have not been the right goals in the first place

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II recently came across an old list of goals I’d written years ago. While it felt good to see that I’d accomplished several of the milestones I’d listed — I co-wrote a book! And it got published! — I was deflated to see all the things that I’d let fall by the wayside.




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Brooke Preston

Brooke Preston

Comedy writer/satirist. Co-founder of The Belladonna Comedy. Bylines in @thesecondcity, @reductress, @mcsweeneys, @romper and so on and so forth.

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