Episode #11:

Arrival Fallacy and Enjoying the Ride of Life

June 23, 2021


Episode #11: Arrival Fallacy and Enjoying the Ride of Life

  • Are you waiting to reach your next goal before you can finally celebrate, be happy, feel successful, or spend more time with loved ones? If so you might be experiencing what positive psychologist call Arrival Fallacy. Arrival fallacy is the illusion that once we attain our next goal or reach our destination, we will also reach happiness. It's the idea that there (there being your next goal) is better than here, right now. Arrival fallacy causes us to by hyper-focused on the goal and as a byproduct we miss out on enjoying life every step of the way.  Listen and learn about the thought errors that lead to arrival fallacy, how it shows up in our everyday lives, and what you can do to shift out of it so it doesn't rob you of enjoying life right now.


    In this episode you'll learn:

    • How to define arrival fallacy
    • How arrival fallacy shows up in our every day lives
    • The difference between being future-oriented and future-obsessed
    • How to shift out of arrival fallacy

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