Scientific Research & Self-Development Activism
There are two type of people in the world. Ones who take focused action and those who don't know what they want and stagnate, and just watch other people take all the glory. I believe it is ideal to surround yourself with people who motivate you to take action.
The days that you act, step out of comfort zone, move closer towards your goals, live in the moment to achieve your dreams.
those are the days you really enjoy. Who wants to say they lived a boring, mediocre life?
"Action is the Substance of Life"
Today I was at a video game store and I looked at all the games. I looked at them from the perspective of them being a source to fill a void of emptiness. Games are like an easy, lazy man alternative to being a hero and an action taker. I see that people are attracted to games because society made life really boring. They want to be heroes. Games give people a sense of enjoyment and achievement. You can shoot things, race car, play sports, go on an adventure to hunt dragon, etc. In a way it becomes an escape. Countless hours are spent looking through a window into another alternative life. Again it is all about balance, so don't sacrifice this life for a virtual life. That common sense.
Why use a virtual gun when you can use a real gun? Why drive a virtual car when one day you can maybe drive a real car? I see it as a cheap alternative. Video game developers basically are selling you an experience. An experience you would most likely not have, because real life is boring.
In a way it is, but it doesn't have to be. Just take small actions and build up momentum in changing your life to make it more interesting, and exciting. Your daily habits are what shape you.
I don't know. Some people just like virtual world entertainment much more. I feel that if you get entertainment from the real world instead you can engage more of your senses and achieve a stronger memory of that experience. I just think it is more enjoyable.
A lot of this has to do with mirror neurons. We feel the emotions the action takers are feeling when we observe them. In a way being observer sometimes is fine, but I think it is important to take action as well.
Focused action is really important as well. You need to know what exactly it is that you want, and then go about accomplishing that by doing what you need to do for the day.
Become aware of what is holding you back to accomplish what it is that you want to accomplish and let that thing go.