May 8, 2018
Visualize your future self—what do you see? Are you more fit, healthier, more family-oriented, more career-focused—what’s the real change you wish to see in yourself? All too often we set personal goals and have the strong willpower to carry us through the first phase, but somewhere along the second and third, we lose our way. Benjamin Hardy, author and willpower debunker, is here to share proven strategies you’ll need to actually persist and defeat any future transformation.
Ben’s the number one writer on Medium.com since 2016. His newest book, Willpower Doesn’t Work (released in March) is already changing the view of willpower in the landscape. Ben’s currently pursuing his PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psych at Clemson University and his research focuses on the psychological difference between one of the entrepreneurs versus actual entrepreneurs, AKA, the dreamers versus the doers.
Renew your energy and your decision-making. Renew your visualized future.
The future glimpse. You’ve mastered a transformative period in your life, you’re soaring high, and you find yourself back in the environment in which you started. The temptation to go back to your old ways is seeping from everywhere. There’s hope! Try these TWO things to avoid backsliding to familiar grounds…[10:11].
The situational oversight. We live in a world where we’re bombarded with stimuli and endless options for any and every decision we need to make. And when you’re faced with decision overload you lose your control over the situation. Willpower isn’t strong enough to help you find your way, THIS is…[21:36].
The changing moment. There are two misconceptions out there that suggest that children are more adaptable than adults and that people never change. Imagine if they were wrong—oh, the possibilities! Learn this ONE lesson to debunk the misconceptions and believe in change at any age or situation...[33:41].
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