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I don't have any goals in my life. Is this bad? Should I set some goals and if so, how to go about this?

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How old are you would be a good piece of information to share with us please. Thank you. Good to know. Think about your life and what you are happy with and what you are unhappy with. Consider what you want to change, more money, better job, good relationship, and then apply yourself to figuring out how to accomplish those changes. Maybe find a new, better job that pays better. End old relationship and find new one. End old relationship and enjoy your solitude. Keep old relationship and figure out how to communicate better, thus improving the relationship. Learn a new skill set. Learn a new language. Get in better physical shape with a one year exercise and eating program. Lots of possibilities, but can't be specific until you know what you want to change, keep, and/or add.

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Thanks, I just got a new job which I'm really enjoying and I'm just trying to figure out where to go from here. I'm quite healthy and exercise regularly. I think I'll like to help people in some way but I'm not sure how. I might do some voluntary work.
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If u have a job earning enough to live on your own and are happy don't worry about it. If not your goal should be figuring out how to earn enough to get your own place.

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thanks, I have enough money and a job but I don't own any property
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Well, if you want property, then make acquiring some your goal. Otherwise, not having goals is fine.
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thanks, I'm not sure about getting property but I'll think about it
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To begin having goals is a necessity in today's society. Agreeing with koichan, it would be good to maybe share your age so we can better answer. With the job market today, advanced education and goals are a must if you want to earn a decent living.

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thanks, I'm 42, I have a job I enjoy but I don't own any property
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I read the comments and it looks like you should set a goal to earn enough money to buy some property.

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yeah, thanks, I'll give it some sort
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Hello noddyguld :) Well firstly, regardless of your age, i wouldn't say having no goal in your life is bad, but if you set some, you can be on the right track and help yourself out with the help of positive attitudes and no time would be wasted. At all. Purchase a simple journal, then write anything that you want to accomplish in this life in it, but you need to be specific. The more specific your goals are, the better it will be for you to plan the time and manage everything. Also, be realistic and believe that you can achieve anything. Be serious in managing yourself.

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great answer
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Thank you :)
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Tthanks, my problem is I'm not really sure what I want to accomplish. I guess it's something only I can figure out.
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No you don't really need goals, I have done ok all my life with out any goals, just work where you can get it, stressing out on not acheiving your goals is very negative stuff, and achieving your goals then what do you have to look forward too again negative stuff again.
Wanna be a millionaire, I dont see to many happy ones , they are all worried about losing their money.

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Thanks, but by not having any goals aren't I in danger of just drifting?
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no it is not a bad thing but if you ever do set any and fail at achieving it, don't let it get you down. just pull yourself up by the boot string and move on. my goal was to be the best husband I could be, and father to my children, but my now ex decided she wanted more than I could give her and ran off with another man. after losing everything except the clothes on my back, I just pulled myself up by the boot string and carried on.

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thanks, sounds like you've got alot of courage
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welcome. had no other choice.
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i think it is hard for anyone to set any goals in his/her life if he/she hasn't done enough social practice in our world, it is not a surprise that most of the us haven't set any goals at 18 years old or even at their 20s.

my teachers used to ask students what were our goal in our lives, i used to tell something which my teachers had told to us that what kind of goal we should have. i think the other students were the same.

don't worry, you are going to have some goals in your life after you go to work! :p

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Life can be very hard, you must have a plan. Don't just hope to get lucky, the odds are against you

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