The Compass and the Goalpost

When it comes to improving our health, it can be important to set goals to succeed. Whether it’s reaching an ideal body-weight, fitting into a size of jeans, being able to run a certain number of kilometers or exercising a set number of times per week, goals act as the ideal marker. Goals outline how we want things to be. They differentiate what currently is and what is hoped for. They give us a practical target to work towards – and one day achieve. I was 15 years of age whe