All you want to do is sit on your couch and eat chips? Don’t blame yourself; the fault lies in ancestral genes that push us to minimize our efforts. And the good news? Science has found a way to counteract it.
For a long time, the standard decision-making process stated that people choose between alternative courses of actions to maximize the probability of a desired outcome. However, psychologists noticed that individuals tend to have a unique propensity towards interpreting those outcomes in a specific, highly characteristic way. This way of interpreting events is known as an explanatory style or an attributional style.
Carrying our lives with limiting beliefs could very well divert us from the path that leads to our goals and keep us from achieving them. Overcoming learned helplessness as one of the most subtle and lingering limiting beliefs is essential to success. It is crucial to break out of the chain of the illusionary helplessness that is ingrained in our minds.
Anthony Robbins’ advice based on Timothy Ferriss’ book The Tools of the Giants, is to practice morning meditation daily for you to be able to positively change your life .
As soon as he wakes up, Tony Robbins starts his day with guided meditation to prepare for the day. “If you want a top-notch life, you have to prepare for it every day”, He said.
For beginners or even intermediate meditators, questions like “When’s the best time to meditate?” are common particularly for people who want to get out from their practice the most that they can. Indeed, many people get stuck on how, but also when to start meditating. And although people tend to develop their own preferred ways to meditate, there are some helpful pointers to start with.