This isn't my saying. Mel Robbins, famous for her book The Five Second Rule, said it first. She's completely right.
Motivation is garbage because you're never going to feel like doing the things that are necessary to create the life you want. It's literally not how your brain, or my brain, is wired. Your brain wants to protect you from anything that's scary, upsetting or outside your comfort zone.
What's outside your comfort zone?
ALL YOUR DREAMS! ALL OF THEM!
Want to get fit and healthy? Outside your comfort zone.
Want to build a business? Outside your comfort zone.
Want to travel the world? After COVID obviously. Outside your comfort zone.
Anytime you get a new idea or want to switch up what you're doing chances are you hesitate. That momentary hesitation sends a stress signal to your brain. Then your beautiful brain gets to work to protect you. It has a million different ways to protect you. One of them is called the Spotlight Effect....