Especially ourselves and our goals.
Why is that?
Because the purpose for our birth will be realized with or without our efforts. Either way, it’s going to happen.
Taking things too seriously, is like paddling hard when you’re already heading downstream. Not particularly necessary, unless you are in some great rush.
More the attitude to adopt is the one of contented passenger, who enjoys the ride and scenery, who is not worried about the where, when, and how of arrival.