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The One Reason You Should Ditch That Goal

The One Reason You Should Ditch That Goal

'Should statements,' as psychologists know them, are one of our least helpful thinking habits. When we tell ourselves we 'should' do something we put unnecessary and unhelpful pressure on ourselves.  We feel resentful and cranky and paradoxically, we're less likely to do thing we're telling ourselves we should.  But what can we do about it?