Most people live their lives without even reflecting on that it is possible to take charge of their own lives. Instead they throw away their lives and with that their dreams and aspirations, supporting someone else’s dream. It is so sad because having a better life is possible for everyone. Never has there been a time of abundance and opportunities like right now. Millionaires are made left and right. What only a few years back to several years to achieve, you can achieve in one month or even in one day today.
But changes take effort and determination and it is easier to stay in the comfort zone where you are, instead of trying to break out and fight that inner voice that tells you that you do not deserve a better life or that you are not worthy enough. That voice, is controlled by a physical part of your brain, called the amygdala and it has tremendous power of how you perceive the world and how you react to it.
Its original function thousands of years ago, was to determine whether you should fight or flight so today when you are trying to do something new outside your comfort zone it sends all those messages of limiting self-beliefs to protect you and keep you where you are.
You have a financial setting in your brain, a thermostat, and any time you think about making a leap towards having more money, having more freedom, having a better life, there is a part of your brain that likes that, that gets motivated. But then there is another part of your brain that feels the stress, that feels the tension and hits that fear button in your brain.
Some of the biggest problem people have is that
- they are stuck and they don’t even know that they are stuck
- they feel unfulfilled but that is their comfort zone
- they are unhappy with their current results but they are comfortable in their current results so they are not willing to be able to take themselves somewhere out of that comfort zone and really move into that next level of their success and that is usually caused by low self worth. They want to stay stuck in that zone only because they don’t have to disappoint themselves or other people in case they make a commitment they don’t fulfill.
The successful people really learn that if you fail, you fail forward because at least you are learning something.
What happens when you repeatedly repeat these cycles, you actually lower your self confidence, you lower your self certainty level of yourself and you don’t trust yourself anymore. It will work for them but not for me….That is your brains way of keeping you stuck and consistent at the predictable and that is what causes you to procrastinate.
Procrastination is caused by low self esteem or by lack of skills or knowledge and overwhelm and you are not certain of what to do which is still a lack of confidence and uncertainty.
From this follows lack of money followed by a lack of confidence showing that you don’t trust yourself and then other people don’t trust you because you show that you don’t trust yourself.
This is a cycle that many are stuck in even without realizing it.
Change is an inside job and anyone can do it only few realize that they can take control over their lives. In the following posts I will show what it takes to change the life with goal setting and how to follow up with daily actions.