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Old 11-28-2018, 05:02 AM #1
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When I tell people anything about a goal or a dream of mine... even if they are not negative.. it somehow causes me to abandon it.

It is as if saying it out loud sours me on it?
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People have done studies on how telling other people your goals affects motivation and performance and found that it can have a negative effect. This article links to a few different studies on this:

The Science-Backed Reasons You Shouldn't Share Your Goals

It's pretty interesting to read about since there's so much advice to tell people so you can be held accountable.
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Thank you... that was helpful.
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