Living Well: The path is the goal

If you focus solely on reaching your goals, you might miss out on the good parts of the journey

The Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard famously said: "Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards."

For many years, I didn't understand what he meant.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 15, 2019, with the headline 'The path is the goal'. Print Edition | Subscribe