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Awaken the Species

by gold stone (2019-04-12)

Of course you did. Because Awaken the Species Review growing feels great. Much better than the comfort zone. That's the way human growth and development works. It's a simple, natural process of feeling inspired, challenged, courageous, and competent, at which point things become easy and we're once again ready for something new and the cycle begins again. The reason we love hero movies is because we each face the hero/heroine's journey of inspiration, challenge, courage, and success - we are each human development in action on our own unique path.So I'm giving you some tips to break free from society's gravitational pull toward mediocrity, to harness the power of growthful anxiety (fear), and to step boldly forward on your heroic journey to weight loss, health, and/or financial success.For the next 7 days, notice when you are in your comfort zone and when you are feeling the natural growth anxiety of challenging yourself with something new. Really FEEL both without criticizing yourself in any way. Whether you're sitting on the sofa watching TV or eating something you think is unhealthy, or if you're studying new material or practicing a new form of exercise, what do you feel? Numb? Afraid? Engaged? When you're practicing something new, can you feel all the stages of inspiration, challenge, courage, and competence?Become aware of the messages in your environment. Are they positive and supportive of your growth? Or are they negative and discouraging? Positive messages tell you have what it takes, that success is hard and uncomfortable sometimes but totally worth the effort, and that you'll feel most alive when you are challenging yourself to live to your fullest potential. Negative messages tell you that you don't have what it takes to be successful, that success is supposed to be fast and feel good, or that it's better just to take it easy and not stress yourself out. Make a list of the sources of positive messages in your life and list of the sources of negative messages in your life. Where do they come from? TV, radio, family, friends, work, mentors, books, role models, church, school, or other environments?When we're children, most of us (sadly not all) have a huge amount of love and support for our smallest achievements like taking our first step, learning our name, and adding 1+1. As we get older, we have to work extra hard to find capable support and encouragement for our growth and development. Many adults are jaded themselves, have given up on their own growth, and are threatened by those with passion and an unwillingness to settle for mediocrity, so people in that camp aren't going to be able to provide support for our goals. This week eliminate or lessen your contact with the negative influences you found in question 2 above and increase and strengthen your contact with the positive influences in your life.