Whenever you pass by a really busy place, you’re likely to see a poster or a sign on the wall for various things. Some will be for promotions of a movie or a play or something if you’re at a school, or books for sale. You can utilize this [Read more...]
I just finished reading a great article from lifeoptimizer, a blog I frequently read to get motivation to do stuff. One of the things I liked the most was it told me something that I could relate to, but I couldn’t put in words.
That was basically having an external motivation. “External motivation like money or fame is not enough. Your source of motivation should be something you believe in.”
Something that I believe in is that a vast majority of the population have the ability to become something special if they push themselves and apply themselves to the correct principles in life. I believe that they can achieve money or fame is they do the correct things, regardless of class status (within realms that’s don’t go over like excessive poverty that prevents escape such as third world countries).
It’s our prehistoric brains and instincts that trigger wanting that fancy new car now over later.
Man, I love reading MSN articles.
“It’s your prehistoric brain kicking in: Back in the Paleolithic era, a windfall consisted of a large animal, freshly roasted. Lacking dry ice, you had to eat your windfall while it was fresh. Then it was gone. The feeling of “enough” was fleeting.
Thus even today, the desire to pursue moremoremore often gains the upper hand. Knowing and accepting that you have enough is not a natural reflex.”