Understanding This Paradox Will Help You Achieve Your Goals

And be more content while you do it.

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A couple of years ago, I was wall climbing with a friend and it wasn’t going well. I couldn’t complete the route and was getting frustrated. My friend could tell.

He then said something to me that I’ll never forget: “When your focus is on reaching the end, your attention isn’t on the next step you…