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Unlocking the Fuel to Achieve Your Dreams: Dive into Your Deeper Why

Unlocking the Fuel to Achieve Your Dreams: Dive into Your Deeper Why

The Fuel to Achieve Your Dreams: Dive into Your Deeper Why

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The Power of Questioning Your Aspirations

As we embark on our journey towards a better self, it’s not enough to simply set goals and hope for the best. The true fuel that ignites our progress lies in understanding the deeper reasons behind our aspirations. Coach Dave from “We Build a Better U” reminds us that the key to unlocking our full potential is to dig deeper, to ask ourselves “why” not just once, but three, four, or even five times over.

When we set a goal, it’s easy to focus on the surface-level desires – the tangible outcomes we hope to achieve. But Coach Dave encourages us to go beyond the superficial and explore the underlying motivations that drive us. What will this goal truly get us? What deeper needs or desires are we trying to fulfill?

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Goal Setting: Mapping Out a Pathway to Success

Keywords:

Goal Achievement, Pathways Thinking, Coach Dave Razo, We Build a Better U, Realistic Appraisal, Fitness Goals, Relationship Goals, Financial Goals, Progress Tracking, Dream Realization, Enjoying the Journey, Transformation, Personal Growth, Success Strategies, Goal Setting Tips

Speaker: Dave Razo

This reasons these reasons why we’ll be our fuel to get us moving to get us going.

Hey, Coach Dave here with another short burst. I sure hope you’re liking these short videos. We started to talk about our reason why we want to attain these goals. And we also mentioned about motivation, you know, avoiding pain and driving toward our pleasures. Well, now I want to go deeper into why we want these goals. And I want you to ask yourself, three, four or five times over and over again to go deeper. Why do you want this goal? What will it get you? And then, write it down, and then write it down again, 2345 times go deep.

This reasons these reasons why will be our fuel to get us moving to get us going. And, it will be the motivation that we need to attain our goals. And you know, this whole goal achievement process is that process of going from what’s in our mind, just an idea to what’s real. And that’s why we write it down. Writing it down is that first step, really, from transitioning to from the mental, to something physical. And it’s so important, you know, when we think it, and when we say it, it’s still an idea. But when we actually write it down, it becomes physical, and then review it every day. Coach Dave here with just another short burst. Like I said, I hope you’re liking these videos.Talk to you again soon, bye-bye.​

 

The Fuel That Propels Us Forward

These reasons, these “whys,” are the true fuel that will propel us forward. They are not just words on a page; they are the powerful forces that ignite our passion and determination. When we understand the deeper significance of our goals, we tap into a wellspring of motivation that can sustain us through the inevitable challenges and obstacles we’ll face along the way.

Coach Dave emphasizes the importance of writing down these reasons, of physically manifesting them on paper. It’s a crucial step in the transformation from mere idea to tangible reality. By putting pen to paper, we’re taking the first step in transitioning our dreams from the mental realm to the physical world.

Transform Your Dreams into Reality

Achieving our goals is not just a mental exercise; it’s about making our aspirations a tangible reality. And the key to this transformation lies in our ability to deeply understand and connect with the reasons behind our goals.

Coach Dave reminds us to review our written goals and reasons daily, allowing them to permeate our consciousness and guide our actions. As we immerse ourselves in the “why” behind our goals, we’ll find that they become more than just words – they become the driving force that propels us forward, transforming our dreams into a living, breathing reality.

Unlock Your Full Potential

So, take the time to question your aspirations, to dig deeper and uncover the true reasons that fuel your desires. Grab a pen, jot down your dreams, and let them materialize into something tangible. Review them daily, and watch as they manifest in your life, unlocking your full potential and guiding you towards the better version of yourself that you seek.

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Remember, it’s not just about setting goals – it’s about understanding the deeper motivations that drive us. These reasons, these “whys,” are the key to igniting the journey towards a better you.

Embrace the Process of Growth

Achieving our goals is a journey, not a destination. It’s a process of transformation, of constantly evolving and refining our aspirations. And at the heart of this process lies the deep understanding of our reasons, our “whys.”

As we continue to explore and uncover the deeper motivations behind our goals, we’ll find that our aspirations may shift and change over time. But that’s the beauty of this journey – it’s a constant opportunity for growth and self-discovery.

Embrace the Challenges, Celebrate the Victories

The path towards our goals will be filled with both challenges and victories. But with a deep understanding of our “why,” we’ll be better equipped to navigate the obstacles and celebrate the triumphs along the way.

When the going gets tough, we can turn to our written reasons, our fuel for progress, and draw strength from the deeper significance of our goals. And when we achieve a milestone, we can bask in the satisfaction of seeing our dreams come to life, knowing that we’ve tapped into the very essence of what drives us.

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Transforming Through the Journey: Embrace Every Step, Dive into your deeper why

Embracing the Journey, Empowering Ourselves

The journey towards a better you is not just about reaching the destination – it’s about the transformative power of the process itself. By diving deeper into our “why,” we’re not only unlocking our full potential, but we’re also empowering ourselves to embrace the challenges and celebrate the victories that come with every step forward.

So, let’s embark on this journey together, armed with the knowledge that our reasons, our “whys,” are the key to unlocking the fuel we need to achieve our dreams. Let’s write them down, review them daily, and watch as our aspirations transform from mere ideas into tangible, life-changing realities.

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Dave Razo

Author – Speaker – Leader – Investor

Dave spent a long and distinguished career as a pilot and leader in the United States Air Force. Along the way, he managed to obtain three graduate degrees.  As an investor in the stock market for more than 37 years, Dave has seen his share of ups and downs.  When Dave retired as a Colonel in 2006, he founded Razor Sharp Investments. Subsequently, he worked with an investment education company, teaching new investors how to handle their money, and then two brokerage firms doing the same thing. 

In 2012, Dave founded his own investment firm.  Dave has always been fascinated by the question, Why do people do the things that they do?  On his discovery journey, he encountered Tony Robbins. He worked with his event staff to eventually progresss through the Institute for Strategic Intervention as a coach, making him ideally suited to tackle the most formidable challenges in a relationship.  Dave continues to be committed to a life of service, mainly serving those struggling in their relationships over money.

Dave is dedicated to the values of
Integrity First  — Service Before Self – Excellence in All We Do.
Author: Rich Life, Wealthy Life
From Successful Investing to Happy Empowered Living
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The Power of Emotions: Unlock Your Potential, Achieve Goals

The Power of Emotions: Unlock Your Potential, Achieve Goals

The Power of Emotions: Unlock Your Potential, Achieve Goals

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Emotions: The Driving Force Behind Your Success

Emotions are often misunderstood and undervalued, but they are a vital part of who we are and how we interact with the world around us. Far from being a hindrance, our emotions can be the key to unlocking our true potential and propelling us towards the achievement of our goals.

In this blog, we’ll explore the pivotal role that emotions play in our lives and how we can harness their power to create the future we’ve always desired. Whether it’s the thrill of pleasure or the push of pain, our emotions hold the keys to unlocking our true potential and making our wildest dreams a reality.

Emotions: The Fuel for Action

At their core, emotions are mental states that are associated with our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. They can be measured on a spectrum of pleasure and pain, and it is these emotions that drive us to take action.

When we experience a positive emotion, such as excitement or joy, it propels us forward, motivating us to pursue our goals and take the necessary steps to achieve them. Conversely, when we experience a negative emotion, such as fear or frustration, it can push us to avoid or overcome the obstacles that stand in our way.

Emotions are the fuel that powers our actions, and it is crucial that we understand and harness them if we want to succeed in our endeavors.

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The Power of Emotions: Unlock Your Potential, Achieve Goals

Keywords:

Emotions, Potential, Achieve Goals, Coach Dave, Goal Achievement, Emotional Intelligence, Self-awareness, Motivation, Goal Setting, Personal Development, Action, Drive, Fuel, Success, Self-improvement

Speaker: Dave Razo

Emotions get a bad rap sometimes. But, they’re such a vital part of us acting moving toward or away from something.

Hey, Coach Dave here again, with just another sharp burst. We’ve been talking about the reasons why we want these goals. What is driving us, and the reason behind what is driving us toward them. And, really it comes down through emotions. Yeah, emotions get a bad rap sometimes. But they’re such a vital part of us, acting moving toward or away from something.

The dictionary definition is their mental states that are associated with thoughts and feelings, maybe behavior, or responses. And then, measure a degree of either pleasure, or pain, just like we talked about earlier. So, these are our emotions, and emotions can be so important in generating our actions to move forward toward our goals. Now we’ve talked about, hey, some are pleasurable, some are painful, but emotions are what drive us to action. And, it’s as important as we’re moving toward our goal, that we have some emotion behind it. That’s the fuel that we need to move forward. So, get in touch with your emotions, understand them, and be aware of them. And, use them for the attainment of your goal, for your goal achievement.

Hey, this is Coach Dave, signing off on another short burst, hope you’re liking these videos, take care!

Connecting with Your Emotions

The first step in harnessing the power of your emotions is to connect with them on a deeper level. This means taking the time to understand your emotions, to explore where they come from, and to recognize how they influence your thoughts and behaviors.

Start by paying attention to your body and how it responds to different situations. Do you feel a tightness in your chest when you’re anxious? Do you experience a surge of energy when you’re excited? By tuning into these physical cues, you can begin to identify the emotions that are driving your actions.

Next, take the time to reflect on your emotions and how they impact your decision-making process. When you’re faced with a challenge, how do you respond? Do you tend to make decisions based on fear or on hope? By understanding the role that emotions play in your decision-making, you can start to use them to your advantage.

Channeling Your Emotions for Success

Once you’ve connected with your emotions, the next step is to learn how to channel them in a way that supports your goals and aspirations. This means finding ways to harness the energy and motivation that your emotions provide and using it to propel you forward.

For example, if you’re feeling excited and motivated about a new project, use that energy to fuel your efforts and keep you focused on your end goal. If you’re feeling frustrated or discouraged, use that emotion to push you to overcome the obstacles that are standing in your way.

Remember, emotions are not something to be feared or avoided – they are a natural and essential part of the human experience. By learning to embrace and channel your emotions, you can unlock a powerful source of energy and motivation that will help you achieve your goals and create the life you’ve always dreamed of.

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Harnessing the Power of Pleasure and Pain

One of the key ways to harness the power of your emotions is to understand the role that pleasure and pain play in shaping your behavior. Pleasure and pain are the two primary drivers of human behavior, and they can be powerful motivators for achieving your goals.

When you experience pleasure, such as the thrill of accomplishing a challenging task or the joy of spending time with loved ones, it creates a positive feedback loop that encourages you to seek out more of that experience. Conversely, when you experience pain, such as the frustration of facing a setback or the fear of failure, it can push you to take action to avoid or overcome that pain.

By understanding the role that pleasure and pain play in your life, you can learn to use them to your advantage. Seek out experiences that bring you pleasure and use that positive energy to fuel your efforts towards your goals. When you encounter pain or obstacles, use that as motivation to push through and overcome them.

Cultivating Emotional Awareness

Ultimately, the key to harnessing the power of your emotions is to cultivate a deep sense of emotional awareness. This means being mindful of your emotions, understanding where they come from, and learning how to use them to your advantage.

Start by taking the time to reflect on your emotions throughout the day. Notice how you feel in different situations and how those emotions influence your thoughts and behaviors. Keep a journal or use a meditation app to help you track your emotional state and identify patterns or triggers.

As you become more attuned to your emotions, you can begin to experiment with different strategies for channeling them towards your goals. Try visualizing your desired outcome and the positive emotions that come with it. Engage in activities that bring you joy and fulfillment. Surround yourself with people and environments that support your emotional well-being.

Remember, emotions are not something to be feared or avoided – they are a vital part of the human experience and a powerful tool for achieving your goals. By learning to harness the power of your emotions, you can unlock your true potential and create the life you’ve always dreamed of.

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Conclusion: Embrace Your Emotions, Achieve Your Dreams

In conclusion, emotions are not something to be ignored or suppressed – they are a vital part of who we are and a powerful tool for achieving our goals. By learning to connect with our emotions, understand them, and channel them towards our desired outcomes, we can unlock a source of energy and motivation that will propel us forward and help us create the life we’ve always dreamed of.

So embrace your emotions, use them as fuel for your ambitions, and watch as your wildest dreams become a reality. The path to success is paved with the passion and drive that comes from harnessing the power of your emotions.

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Beware the Sneaky Villain of Early Success

Beware the Sneaky Villain of Early Success

Beware the Sneaky Villain of Early Success

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The Danger of Relaxing Too Soon

As you strive for success on your journey towards a better life, you must be wary of a sneaky villain that can disrupt your progress – the villain of early success. Coach Dave warns us that when we experience success early on, it can trigger a dangerous relaxation mode. We start thinking, “I’m pretty good,” and we stop pushing ourselves towards our ultimate goal.

The twist is that relaxing too soon can lead us back to the valley, and we risk falling from that peak of success. It’s a dangerous trap that can derail our progress and undo all the hard work we’ve put in.

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Beware the Sneaky Villain of Early Success

Keywords:

Sneaky Villain, Early Success, Thermostat, Progress, Villains, Journey, Goal, Relax, Strive, Ultimate Goal, Push, Persevere, Success, Valley, Peak

Speaker: Dave Razo

Sometimes when we have that early success, it activates our thermostat. And then we start to feel like oh, wow, we’re pretty good and we relax.

Hey, Coach Dave here, again, just another short blast. And as I continue to progress on these short videos, I’m going to throw in some villains. Or, throw some sneaky villains that if you don’t watch out, they can really upset you on your journey toward your goal. And, today’s sneaky villain is the villain of early success. Sometimes, when we have that early success, it activates our thermostat. And we start to feel like oh wow, we’re pretty good and we relax. And we don’t strive. Don’t continue to push ourselves toward our ultimate goal. And when we relax and we stop striving, we can sometimes end up back in the valley. And, fall off of that peak of success.

So today’s sneaky villain is the villain of success. Watch out for that villain. And continue to push ahead, continue to persevere. Coach Dave, signing off, I hope you like this video, take care!

Stay Vigilant and Keep Pushing Ahead

Coach Dave’s advice is clear: stay vigilant and keep pushing ahead. Don’t let that early success deceive you. Continuing to persevere is the key to securing your path to a better life.

It’s easy to become complacent when we experience a taste of success, but that’s exactly when we need to stay focused and keep striving. Relaxation may feel good in the moment, but it can quickly lead us back down the path of regression and lost progress.

Overcome the Sneaky Villain of Early Success

To overcome the sneaky villain of early success, you must maintain a relentless drive and a steadfast commitment to your goals. Even when you’ve reached a peak, continue to push yourself to new heights. Celebrate your achievements, but don’t let them lull you into a false sense of security.

Overcome Early Success and Defeat Complacency on Your Path to Success

Conquer the Sneaky Villain of Complacency

Stay Vigilant and Persevere Towards Your Ultimate Goals for a Better Life. Staying vigilant and persevering in the face of early success is crucial for long-term growth and fulfillment. Resist the temptation to relax and continue to strive for your ultimate goal. With unwavering determination, you can conquer this sneaky villain and secure your path to a better life.

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Motivation: The Driving Force Behind Action and Behavior

Motivation: The Driving Force Behind Action and Behavior

Motivation: The Driving Force Behind Action and Behavior

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The Power of Motivation

What is motivation and why is it so important? Motivation is the force that drives us to take action or make changes in our behavior. It acts as a bridge between our mindset and our actions. Without motivation, it can be difficult to achieve our goals or make any meaningful progress.

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Motivation: The Driving Force Behind Action and Behavior

Keywords:

Motivation, action, behavior, mindset, pleasure, pain, desire, vision, future, achievement, NBA, championship, criticism, drive, development, Coach Dave, Stefan Curry, baby faced assassin, basketball player, locker room, critics, strong, foundational, proven

Speaker: Coach Dave Razo

Motivation really means, what is driving us to action or to change our behavior?

Hey, Coach Dave here, I just wanted to say a word today about motivation. Motivation is really kind of the linkage between our mindset and taking action or moving. Motivation really means what is driving us to action or to change our behavior. And there are two real foundational aspects of motivation. One is the desire for pleasure. And two, to drive away from pain to avoid pain. And that desire for pleasure is really can be very, very powerful to attain something that is our vision of the future. But, it’s been pretty well proven, that actually trying to avoid pain can be a more, a stronger desire.

So, there’s a beautiful video of Stefan curry, often called the baby faced assassin. He’s an NBA basketball player and after they won their fourth championship last year in 2022. And, it has him in the locker room, screaming now what are they going to say? Now? What are they going to say? He was out to fight that. And, that pain that he felt when critics were saying that they couldn’t do it.

The desire for pleasure and that desire to avoid pain, the two very strong motivations. We’ll talk more about motivations as we get into the next section on why we have the behaviors and the drive. And, how do we develop that drive for the things that we do that we really want? Talk to you again soon, bye.

The Two Foundations of Motivation

There are two fundamental aspects of motivation: the desire for pleasure and the drive to avoid pain. These two motivations play a crucial role in shaping our actions and behaviors.

1. The Desire for Pleasure

One of the most powerful motivations is the desire for pleasure. When we have a clear vision of what we want to achieve in the future, the prospect of attaining that brings us immense pleasure. It serves as a driving force that propels us forward, pushing us to take action and work towards our goals.

2. The Drive to Avoid Pain

On the other hand, the drive to avoid pain can be an even stronger motivation. The fear of experiencing pain or discomfort can push us to make changes, take risks, and overcome obstacles. It’s often in moments of adversity that we find the strength and determination to fight against the odds.

A Powerful Example

An inspiring example of the drive to avoid pain can be seen in a video featuring NBA basketball player, Stephen Curry. After winning their fourth championship in 2022, Curry was captured in the locker room, shouting, “Now what are they going to say?”

This outburst of emotion stemmed from the pain he felt when critics doubted his team’s abilities. The desire to prove them wrong and silence the naysayers became a powerful motivator for him.

Understanding Motivations

As we delve deeper into the topic of motivations, it’s essential to explore why we have certain behaviors and how we can develop the drive to pursue the things we truly desire.

Mindset and Action

The Link Between Mindset and Action

Our mindset plays a crucial role in determining our actions. A positive and growth-oriented mindset can fuel our motivation, making us more likely to take action towards our goals. On the other hand, a negative or fixed mindset can hinder our progress and hold us back from reaching our full potential.

Developing the Drive

So, how can we develop the motivation to pursue the things we want? One key aspect is setting clear and meaningful goals. When we have a clear vision of what we want to achieve, it becomes easier to stay motivated and focused.

Another important factor is surrounding ourselves with a supportive environment. Being in the company of like-minded individuals who share similar goals and aspirations can provide the necessary encouragement and motivation to keep going.

Additionally, celebrating small victories along the way can boost our motivation. Recognizing and rewarding ourselves for the progress we make, no matter how small, helps to maintain a positive mindset and keeps us motivated to continue pushing forward.

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Conclusion

Motivation is the driving force behind our actions and behaviors. It is the spark that ignites change and propels us towards our goals. Whether it’s the desire for pleasure or the drive to avoid pain, motivations serve as powerful catalysts for action.

Understanding our motivations and learning how to harness them effectively can make a significant difference in our lives. By cultivating a positive mindset, setting clear goals, and surrounding ourselves with a supportive community, we can develop the motivation and drive needed to achieve our dreams and create lasting change.

So, what motivates you? What are your goals and aspirations? Take a moment to reflect on your own motivations and discover the power they hold in shaping your actions and behaviors.

Remember, motivation is not just a fleeting feeling but a force that can transform your life. Embrace it, nurture it, and let it guide you towards a future filled with success and fulfillment.

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Dave spent a long and distinguished career as a pilot and leader in the United States Air Force. Along the way, he managed to obtain three graduate degrees.  As an investor in the stock market for more than 37 years, Dave has seen his share of ups and downs.  When Dave retired as a Colonel in 2006, he founded Razor Sharp Investments. Subsequently, he worked with an investment education company, teaching new investors how to handle their money, and then two brokerage firms doing the same thing. 

In 2012, Dave founded his own investment firm.  Dave has always been fascinated by the question, Why do people do the things that they do?  On his discovery journey, he encountered Tony Robbins. He worked with his event staff to eventually progresss through the Institute for Strategic Intervention as a coach, making him ideally suited to tackle the most formidable challenges in a relationship.  Dave continues to be committed to a life of service, mainly serving those struggling in their relationships over money.

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Author: Rich Life, Wealthy Life
From Successful Investing to Happy Empowered Living
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Navigating Mental Pathways, Thermostats, and the Lottery Paradox

Navigating Mental Pathways, Thermostats, and the Lottery Paradox

Navigating Mental Pathways, Thermostats, and the Lottery Paradox

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Exploring the Power of Mental Pathways

Our minds are like intricate forests, with well-trodden pathways and hidden trails waiting to be discovered. Just like the physical world, the more we traverse a particular mental pathway, the deeper it becomes ingrained in our subconscious. These mental pathways form the blueprint of our lives, shaping our habits, beliefs, and comfort zones.

Imagine a footpath in a lush forest. The more it is used, the more defined and easy to follow it becomes. Our brains work in a similar fashion. The neural connections that we repeatedly activate become the “worn footpaths” of our minds, guiding our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Anything outside of these well-worn mental trails can feel uncomfortable and unfamiliar, as our brain’s “thermostat” works to push us back into our established comfort zone.

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Navigating Mental Pathways, Thermostats, and the Lottery Paradox

Keywords:

mental pathways, mental thermostat, comfort zone, brain wiring, neuroplasticity, neurogenesis, blueprint, subconscious, repetition, emotions, environment, expectations, financial condition, lottery winners, Coach Dave

Speaker: Dave Razo

Anything outside that normal wiring, if it’s outside the worn footpath, it’s a bit uncomfortable. And, our mental thermostat acts to move us back into our comfort zone.

Hey, Coach Dave here, I wanted to give you another short blast this morning. And, talk about three different subjects, mental pathways, thermostats, and lottery winners. Well, how do we connect all three of those? So, I’m going to try here to connect them for us in the next minute or two.

First of all mental pathways, it may not be much of a surprise to you, but our mental pathways can be compared to a footpath or a trail in the forest. The more it is walked upon, the more ingrained it gets, and the easier it gets to walk that path. Well, our brain works the same way, as part of the brain is wired to become the blueprint of your life. And, anything outside that normal wiring, if it’s outside, the worn footpath, it’s a bit uncomfortable. Then, our mental thermostat acts to move us back into our comfort zone. Now, your mental blueprint is a powerful framework in our lives.

Did you know that many lottery winners end up back at their original financial condition? And, it’s just a short time after they’ve won the jackpot. Did you ever wonder why some people get stuck earning the same amount year after year? Or, they return to the same type of bad relationship time after time? Well, brain science explains a lot of that our thermostat can kick in at any time that we leave our comfort zone. This blueprint can be stronger than the decisions we make unless we actively work to counter it. You see, the blueprint works at the subconscious level to keep us in our comfort zone.

Now, thanks to recent brain science, and brain discoveries. We know that well into our senior years, we’re able to learn new things, thanks to neuroplasticity, and neurogenesis. Now, I’ll talk about those more in another lesson. But for now, just be aware that you’re going to have to push on that comfort zone. And, just a little bit every day to adjust our thermostat. We can train a new normal, through repetition, through emotions, through the environment that we have, through our own expectations and through the expectations of others.

But it’s very important that to reach a new goal, we must be willing to push on our comfort zone. Now, it doesn’t have to be hard. You can make it fun, make it easy, and do it consistently. And before you know it, you’ll be at a new level, a new comfort zone. Hey, this is Coach Dave, I’m rooting for you. And I appreciate your liking this video. Take care! We’ll talk to you again soon.

The Lottery Winner’s Paradox: Resetting the Mental Thermostat

Have you ever wondered why many lottery winners often find themselves back in their original financial condition, just a short time after their life-changing windfall? Or why some people seem to be stuck in a cycle of earning the same amount year after year, or repeatedly returning to unfulfilling relationships? The answer lies in the power of our mental thermostat.

Our subconscious blueprint, forged by years of repeated thoughts and behaviors, can be stronger than the conscious decisions we make. When we experience a significant life change, such as winning the lottery, our mental thermostat kicks in to push us back towards our established “normal.” This can lead to the paradoxical situation where lottery winners, despite their newfound wealth, struggle to maintain their financial stability and often end up right back where they started.

Rewiring the Brain: Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis

The good news is that recent brain science has revealed the remarkable abilities of the human brain to adapt and change, even well into our senior years. Through the processes of neuroplasticity and neurogenesis, we can actively rewire our neural pathways and create new, more empowering mental habits.

Neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to reorganize and form new connections between neurons, allowing us to learn new skills and behaviors. Neurogenesis, on the other hand, is the process of creating new brain cells, which can help us develop fresh perspectives and expand our cognitive capabilities.

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By understanding and harnessing these brain-based phenomena, we can push the boundaries of our comfort zones and create a new “normal” for ourselves. This doesn’t have to be a daunting task – in fact, it can be an exciting and empowering journey of self-improvement and personal growth.

Expanding Your Comfort Zone: Practical Strategies

So, how can you begin to expand your comfort zone and unlock your true potential? Here are some practical strategies to consider:

  1. Repetition: Consistently engage in new behaviors and thought patterns to create new neural pathways and solidify them as your new “normal.”
  2. Embrace Emotions: Don’t shy away from the discomfort that can come with stepping outside your comfort zone. Embrace the emotions and use them as a catalyst for growth.
  3. Create the Right Environment: Surround yourself with people, resources, and experiences that support and encourage your personal development.
  4. Set Higher Expectations: Challenge yourself by setting ambitious yet achievable goals, and hold yourself accountable to reaching them.

Remember, the key is to take it one small step at a time. By consistently pushing the boundaries of your comfort zone, you can rewire your mental pathways, reset your internal thermostat, and unlock your true potential for personal growth and success.

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Are you ready to break free from the limitations of your mental footpaths and elevate your life? Join us on this exciting journey of self-improvement and personal growth. By embracing the power of neuroplasticity and neurogenesis, you can create a new “normal” for yourself and achieve the goals and dreams you’ve always envisioned.

Take the first step today by liking this video and staying tuned for more insightful content from Coach Dave. Together, let’s explore the boundless possibilities that await when you step out of your comfort zone and into a future of limitless potential.

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Dave Razo

Author – Speaker – Leader – Investor

Dave spent a long and distinguished career as a pilot and leader in the United States Air Force. Along the way, he managed to obtain three graduate degrees.  As an investor in the stock market for more than 37 years, Dave has seen his share of ups and downs.  When Dave retired as a Colonel in 2006, he founded Razor Sharp Investments. Subsequently, he worked with an investment education company, teaching new investors how to handle their money, and then two brokerage firms doing the same thing. 

In 2012, Dave founded his own investment firm.  Dave has always been fascinated by the question, Why do people do the things that they do?  On his discovery journey, he encountered Tony Robbins. He worked with his event staff to eventually progresss through the Institute for Strategic Intervention as a coach, making him ideally suited to tackle the most formidable challenges in a relationship.  Dave continues to be committed to a life of service, mainly serving those struggling in their relationships over money.

Dave is dedicated to the values of
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