A is for achievement (DW#995)
Nov 19, 2021
Now let us discuss the last element in the PERMA model, which is A for Accomplishment or Achievement.
Within the definitions of the PERMA model, Accomplishment/Achievement is described as a way of reflecting on the attempts of doing something, and the degree in which it provides a positive sense of accomplishment or achievement.
Human beings, it turns out, are teleological creatures.
The philosopher Aristotle was perhaps the first to link wellbeing with having goals, projects and targets. He explained that human beings are teleological (from Greek telos, "end," and logos, "reason")
And that we need to have goals and targets to achieve.
Modern scientists agree that happy and successful people have projects and are engaged in meaningful, specific, challenging yet doable goals.
What are your goals and projects at the moment? What are you working towards?
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