How to Keep Frustration from Blocking Your Goals | Suzanne Kane
You get up each day and have in mind a list of things you want to accomplish. Some are short-term projects, others works-in-progress, and still others part of long-term goals. But what happens when you become frustrated, have to deviate from your task, or are forced to stop completely? While everyone experiences frustration from time to time, it's never pleasant. Often, it's difficult to know what to do to overcome it. Here are some suggestions. Always Have a Plan Think of any goal as a kind of journey. Before setting out on a trip, the wise course of action is to have a plan. Without knowing what route you'll take, where to stop for gas, a bite to eat, side trips you'd like to take or alternate means of getting where you want to go if you encounter road construction, bad weather or snarled traffic, the journey could be haphazard or worse. Working toward any goal could become problematic when any powerful emotion gets in the way. And frustration certainly counts as a roadblock to goal