I’m in my late 40s, life expectancy is shy of 80 for males. Ask those in my life, I can feel the pressure to pack my life full of activity and maximize my time by doing all I can.
In school, we’re encouraged to join as many clubs as possible to make the most of our educational experience. At work, it’s expected that we’ll be unreal productive…
The question, “What’s your goal?” was repeated many times in our household. We asked our kids that question and we also asked each other.
“My math teacher is a perfectionist and she makes me crazy. Why do I have to put the decimal point right on the line?”
“What’s your goal?”
“To learn this math stuff and to get a good grade.”