Tapping into your desire is one of the most important things you can do in the modern world.
The narratives we have running through our mind are usually telling us not to get a big head, not to go after what we want, and we carry a lot of shame into doing the things we believe we should do.
But shame and punishment only work as motivators to get you to survive. Once you’ve gotten to a point of survival, motivating yourself with pain to get something you want is like pouring hot and cold water into a cup at the same time. In response, we just sit down and do nothing.
So the farther you develop, the more you have to use pleasure as a motivator over pain.
And the deepest sensations of pleasure are rooted in your desire.
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