The idea that we can be ‘stuck’ or stopped from achieving an outcome due to a lack of motivation is an interesting concept. When viewed from the understanding that life is a process – an event – not a thing, it becomes easier to stay with our chosen activity.
Beliefs are like the central information highway that the quality and meaning of your experience flows through. Beliefs are the result of judgment and meaning that are consciously and unconsciously assigned to experiences. It has been claimed that deeply held beliefs, the important ones about who we are and what’s possible for us in life, were mostly formed by age 5, an age too young to make accurate conclusions.
Creating lasting vs short term change is at the core of becoming who you want to be. Understanding why people do what they do and what really drives and motivates us is critical to lasting change. But once figured out, it creates unlimited possibilities. Enjoy part 1 of our series.
One part of our brain wants to protect us and unfortunately it loves the “comfort zone”, which means safe and protected. That part often keeps us from taking action for big change. On the other side the conscious mind is looking for happiness and fulfillment – outside the comfort zone. That can lead to major frustration. Go deeper on this in our blog.