Why “Should” Thoughts Keep You Stuck: A New Year’s Resolution Revolution

Why “Should” Thoughts Keep You Stuck: A New Year’s Resolution Revolution

It’s nearly New Year’s. This marks yet another year that we tell ourselves that it’s time to reset, refocus, and re-envision our lives the way they were “meant” to be—the way they “should” be. It’s time to get healthier, work harder (or slower), and match real life with the ideals that have thus far seemed out of reach.  But does telling yourself that you “should” do something maintain your sense of motivation long-term? Or do you tend to burn out after a few weeks (or days) of good intentions? (more…)