Monday, May 25, 2020

as fundamental as gravity...............

     Very few people know how the bottom feels, but I do.  It's like quicksand.  It grabs you, sucks you under, and won't let go.  When life is like that it's easy to drift and continue to make the same comfortable choices that are killing you, over and over again.
     But the truth is we all make habitual, self-limiting choices.  It's as natural as a sunset and as fundamental as gravity.  It's how our brains are wired, which is why motivation is crap.
      Even the best pep talk or self-help hack is nothing but a temporary fix.  It won't rewire your brain.  It won't amplify your voice or uplift your life.  Motivation changes exactly nothing.  The bad hand that was my life was mine, and mine alone to fix.

-David Goggins,  Can't Hurt Me

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