• MOTIVATION: Something inner, something emotional or soul based…A subtle inner force.
  • AMBITION is similar, but it has a definite goal in mind, and what pulls and moves a person is a desire to achieve that definite goal.
  • WILL POWER means, again according to the dictionary: “the faculty by which a person decides on and initiates action” “a control deliberately exerted to do something or to restrain one’s own impulses.”It is like a push to start… or alternatively a push to refrain from starting.
  • If you have bad habits, which will pull you out and will keep you out most effectively?
  • Which one will get you out of bed early and pull you to put on your walking shoes when you are tired while the bed is beckoning?
  • Which one will stop your hand halfway to your mouth with the cookie or chocolate you swore you would lay off?

But, the question is, how do you get motivated if you find there is no motivation inside.

Why are people dead? Were they born dead inside?

Motivation is a sign that a self is present. A person with a self is further along in evolutionary terms than a person without a self. The self is a uniquely human phenomenon.

I have found that reading my articles, and especially participating in my coaching program, nudges the self, and for most, if there is any motivation inside, it inevitably awakens the self.

PS: Many people have buried, have hidden their motivation. Why? They can only take so much disappointment. Pain. Let-down. So they hide it and so something reasonable instead, like a job.

FOOTNOTES

  1. the desire trap is a mind working. It jumps over doing, jumps over life, and takes you to the experience directly. And while you life a puny, desperate life, it gives you the experience whenever you think of it. Shitty life plus desire trap equals a shitty life

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