Talk:Work on yourself
Questions on Motivation & Will Power[edit source]
The two main driving forces on motivation are building up motivation and willpower. The problem is that:
- Willpower being a myth, suggesting that SES and decision fatigue are the main factors https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2Wcu6aGyz8
- Motivation being a myth, suggesting that success SHOULD come first https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzAuvOr-YsM
These two factors note that chances of success underpin all motivation. The recommendation from self-help gurus are also often "identity", "habit" and "willpower" based https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3vRK2P9lSU
In terms of "identity", there is also the problem of Frame (see https://incels.wiki/w/Talk:Frame_%28PUA%29).
George Carlin's idea of the American Dream put it well, that belief and reality are not congruent. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLODGhEyLvk