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Don’t have a goal in mind? Here’s what the brain does with it


Published on Feb 02, 2024 05:41 PM IST

  • From focusing on negative things to creating unnecessary stress, here are a few things the brain does when we do not have a goal.

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Published on Feb 02, 2024 05:41 PM IST

Goal setting is crucial for success and getting ahead in life. However, it also helps us to stay focused and boosts brain development. “Goal setting rewires our brains to make the component parts work more effectively. Goal setting activates many parts of the brain,” wrote Therapist Ketam Hamdan. Here’s what the brain does when we do not have a goal in mind.(Unsplash)

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When we do not have focus, the brain starts to emphasise on the wrong and negative things, taking our attention away. (Unsplash)
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When we do not have focus, the brain starts to emphasise on the wrong and negative things, taking our attention away. (Unsplash)

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The brain also starts to exhibit more obsession with the wrong people and negative things – things that we should not attend to. (Unsplash)
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The brain also starts to exhibit more obsession with the wrong people and negative things – things that we should not attend to. (Unsplash)

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It starts to repeat past behavioural patterns that have proven to be harmful for us. (Unsplash)
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It starts to repeat past behavioural patterns that have proven to be harmful for us. (Unsplash)

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The brain starts to create unnecessary stress and anxiety, because the threat part of the brain gets activated.(Unsplash)
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The brain starts to create unnecessary stress and anxiety, because the threat part of the brain gets activated.(Unsplash)

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On the other hand, having a goal helps the brain to increase productivity, confidence and inspire action. (Unsplash)
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On the other hand, having a goal helps the brain to increase productivity, confidence and inspire action. (Unsplash)



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