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Challenges of measuring progress

What are good ideas how to measure progress towards life goals and future projects? [more inside]
posted by chrono_rabbit on Oct 8, 2014 - 11 answers

I have no idea how I'm going to plan the wedding.

I have come to realize that I am terrible at planning in most areas of my life: education, finance, events, daily tasks etc. How do I become better at looking ahead, seeing what's coming and acting now so that the future doesn't suck? [more inside]
posted by talkingmuffin on Dec 28, 2011 - 8 answers

Fix my life, move back to the city, or travel around the world?

I live a sad, lonely, purposeless existence in a city that I'm not crazy about. Should I try to fix my life here, move back to the city that I loved, or quit my job and travel around the world for a year in the hopes of finding a mission in life? [more inside]
posted by coelacanth! on Jan 31, 2011 - 25 answers

if i start crying at my desk again, i am ... well, i don't know what i'd do.

What if it's not ADHD, bipolar, depression, or anxiety? What if I just am not made for this stupid cubicle, 401k, 9-5 crap? I know that many people do it and that sometimes you have to suck it up, but when I keep having freak outs and get more and more depressed and meds don't help and i just feel like i am fighting myself all the time, isn't it time to try a new plan? [more inside]
posted by inmyhead on May 20, 2010 - 37 answers

Help me get un-stuck?

I feel stuck. Here's the facts as I understand them (insert usual apology for length of personal issues/relationships-type post and redundancy of "what do I do with my life" question here). [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 19, 2010 - 10 answers

Turning 30. Handling it poorly.

I'm not talented at anything useful. I'm not passionate about anything specific. And I'm getting older. What now? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 30, 2010 - 32 answers

What really long lists can I put my name on now to thank myself later?

Long Term Planning: I just submitted my name to the Packer season ticket waiting list, which is supposed to be 30 years long. I don't even live in Wisconsin, but life could take me anywhere in 30 years, and I like the feeling of knowing it might be an option one day. Are there any other lists or similar things I should do now? [more inside]
posted by 2legit2quit on Nov 16, 2009 - 31 answers

Quitting the competition, while still running the race

Help me get my focus back on my own life and happiness and stop comparing/competing with my ex in my own mind... and stop having how I compare with others as a condition to my happiness/self esteem in general... [more inside]
posted by Chrysalis on Jun 16, 2009 - 13 answers

I'm stuck in beta

I have spent years reading self-help books, productivity blogs, self-help productivity blogs. I’ve found some treasured information and they have probably helped me in more ways than I’m conscious of, but… [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 14, 2008 - 10 answers

How can my dreams of being a baseball player come back?

I need help finding goals and dreams for my life [more inside]
posted by stedman15 on Jan 22, 2008 - 20 answers

Reinventing and/or planning for the future at milepost 60, suggestions?

Reinventing and/or planning for the future at milepost 60, suggestions? [more inside]
posted by KneeDeep on Nov 24, 2007 - 3 answers

How do I figure out what I want in life?

I'm unhappy with my job, it's affect on my life, and where it's taking me. How do I find out what it is I really want in life and start doing it? [more inside]
posted by Waffle_King on Apr 24, 2007 - 21 answers

Counselor/therapist in the Boston area (MBTA-accessible) who is good at handling career and life goal questions?

Counselor/therapist in the Boston area (MBTA-accessible) who is good at handling career and life goal questions? [more inside]
posted by cadge on Jan 30, 2007 - 2 answers

Realizing goals & believing in your plan

How do you regain your sense of self and autonomy in personal decision-making? [more inside]
posted by pricklypear on Nov 13, 2006 - 3 answers

Help me find what I want.

All of the guides to life planning or career management start from the assumption that the individual knows what they want or at least what they like. I have no idea what I want. What can I do to discover or rediscover direction? [more inside]
posted by Tolerant on Mar 16, 2006 - 23 answers

Would you quit a job if it meant you had a better chance of pursuing life goals?

Would you quit a job if it meant you had a better chance of
pursuing life goals? Even if it was financially risky and
the economy was tough? Have you taken risks to avoid selling out? Did it work? Why or why not? [more inside]
posted by weston on Sep 1, 2004 - 10 answers

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