Mel Robbins in this interview for Impact Theory explains why she believes motivation to be a debilitating concept which holds people back. She argues that people get fixated with the idea that “one day” they will do the things they really want to do and all that is missing is courage and motivation.
In reality however, it will always be difficult to do things which create risk in our lives and this belief in motivation contradicts the way in which are brains are designed.
Our society both demands and values intensity.
Emma Seppälä discusses how being motivated and adrenaline rushed is seen as highly important in our working lives.
However, without downtime this can damage our health and immune system.
In this fantastic clip, she demonstrates a simple breathing technique to help calm your nervous system and alleviate the symptoms and build up factors of stress.
Try it and see if it helps you balance your emotions and stress levels.
“Birds of a feather flock together”
In this incredible clip, world renowned speaker Les Brown dissects negativity and how other people’s, infect you. This is a thought provoking psychological analysis and a worthy watch for those seeking to grow beyond their current level.
Weekend musings. A profound and entertaining speech by the late Alan Watts on human nature & consciousness.
Economist Larry Smith brazenly and eloquently debunks the excuses people make not persue their dreams & passion.
This is an incredibly honest psychological analysis of the modern being. And offers an important insight into how we can avoid the pitfalls of 21st century life and thrive as creative, fulfilled human beings.