As Dr. Caroline Leaf stated in her podcast “Why We Keep Making The Same Mistakes + Tips to Break Bad Habits,” we keep making the same mistakes because we are not learning from our mistakes. She goes on to say that our minds were designed to self-regulate our thoughts. It is up to each individual to observe, analyze, and change thoughts that are not beneficial.
When we do not analyze our thoughts or behaviors, over time, they become behavioral or thought habits. …
We all have things we think we’d like to do or have. We set goals and sometimes they happen, sometimes they don’t, and often, it doesn’t really matter. And if a goal does come to pass it may not be life-changing like we imagined. But, if you want something bad enough… you have to do something different.
There are other goals that won’t happen just by wanting them or giving it a half-ass try.
If you want something bad enough… you have to take the necessary steps to bring it to pass. It takes work. It takes planning.
Simply wanting something usually doesn’t make it happen. …
Have you ever wanted to play an instrument or do something so bad you could feel it?
Think back to when you first had the desire to play a guitar or piano or another instrument.
I remember when I was four. We had a piano in our living room and I just couldn’t keep my hands off it. Every chance I’d get I’d be plunking out a nursery rhyme or another song I had heard.
My mother was adamant that I was going to be classically trained. So the journey began.
Now, Larry, on the other hand, wanted to be a Jazz Guitarist. Every chance he’d get he’d go into a music store and headed for the guitar rack. …