Dealing with Goal Fatigue What to Do When the Goals Aren't Getting You Anywhere, Ep. 359

Dealing with Goal Fatigue What to Do When the Goals Aren't Getting You Anywhere, Ep. 359

Dana Bowman is the author How to Be Perfect Like Me and Bottled Up: A Mom’s Guide to Early Recovery. She was the 2016 recipient of the Kansas Notable Book Award, making her the only podcast guest to share that distinction with me. What else do we share? The experience of feeling a level of exhaustion with the goals we’ve set for ourselves and the need to find our way back into the work.

Links from the Pod

Clifton Strengths

The highly competitive Kansas Notable Book Award!

Jon Acuff

Becky Blades episode #347, Start More than You Can Finish: Redefining failure


Dana: Vacationland, Meg Mitchell Moore

Remarkably Bright Creatures, Shelby Van Pelt

The Perfectionist’s Guide to Losing Control, Katherine Morgan Schafler

Four Tendencies, Gretchen Rubin

KJ: The Society of Shame, Jane Roper

Mentioned: Life in Five Senses, Gretchen Rubin

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