How to Set the Right Goals (and Actually Achieve Them!)

Achieving goals can be difficult, but that may be because you're setting the wrong goals in the first place. That's why happiness expert and executive coach Stella Grizont returns to the Curiosity Podcast to discuss how to set the right goals and how to overcome the challenges of sticking to them. Stream or download the podcast using the player below or find the episode everywhere podcasts are found, including iTunes, Stitcher, and Gretta.

Know Your Goal

Positive psychology coach and speaker Stella Grizont discusses:

  • Why it's not helpful to choose our goals based on trying to fix something we don't like, versus choosing goals based on becoming who we want to be.
  • How to approach setting goals and solving your problems in a way that is more likely to ensure an effective result.
  • The health benefits of being optimistic.
  • Loss aversion and what happens when we prefer avoiding loss to having a positive outcome.

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Podcast Show Notes and Links

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About the Curiosity Podcast: Curiosity makes you smarter – and so will this podcast. Each week, we talk to experts who can help you get smart about the world around you, with a timely blend of cultural trends, life hacks, and developments in science and technology. You'll learn about your mind and your body, outer space and the depths of the sea, how history shaped the world into what it is today, and more. From the largest galaxies to your smallest brain cells, our curiosity will help you understand the world better.

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