Effort: How to Change Your View to Achieve Your Goals

Don’t be afraid of trying

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Effort Seems Straight Forward

“If you don’t try anything you can’t fail…”

“… it takes back bone to lead the life you want.” Richard Yates

A Conflict of Interest

The Paradox of Effort

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Graph 1.0: The more effort you put in the more reward you get. It’s like trying your best to produce your best ever article, it then goes viral — you’ll be pretty elated. From www.millennialcareerhealth.com

Sometimes the effort is the reward.

We Need to Be Careful How Much We Reward Ourselves

The Run and The Cake

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Graph 1.1: As the effort we put in increases we are likely to reward ourselves in tandem and equal measure. So the harder you try the more you reward yourself. It’s like running a marathon and rewarding yourself with a tub of Ben and Jerry’s afterwards. From www.millennialcareerhealth.com

The Effort is the Reward

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BSc Biomedical Science, studying MSc Behavioural Science. Essays exploring a happy self. www.millennialcareerhealth.com

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