Actually, we’ve become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. The scientific backing is substantial and unsurprising: intrinsic motivation destroys extrinsic motivation every day of the week. After a few days without caffeine, you’ll develop confidence in your ability to function without it. For me, I use prayer and pondering (my version of meditation) as the same vehicle.
When we’re off it, we underperform and become incapable. Motivation aside — healthy eating, sleeping, and intensive exercise produce higher quantities and quality of energy than caffeine ever could. In a recent interview at the mastermind event, Joe Polish asked Tony Robbins what he does to get focused. Whatever your approach, the goal should be clarity and focus. What few things matter most during the next 24 hours?
The bottom line is, we’re a partner that is happiest when the relationship is right-sized for maximum effect. So look through this section further to understand, on a pretty deep level, how we approach it all.What are the things you absolutely must do before you die? Said Albus Dumbledore, Headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry One-day (24-hour) food fasts are a popular way to maintain health and vigor. But our lives can be far more enhanced by using these tools in wisdom.Fasting leverages the self-healing properties of the human body. If you haven’t caught on already, human beings are highly addictive creatures. The purpose of the internet fast is to reconnect to yourself and your loved ones.Marriage also smacks you in the face with what’s really important in life. But too many people get stuck in this phase and miss the meaning that comes from building a life with someone. Refined sugar has now been shown to make us cranky, make us make rash decisions, and make us stupid.You will never find a better personal development seminar or book than marriage. Again, like caffeine, if you stop eating refined sugar, you will experience some negative withdrawals.
It’s allowed us to understand countless development challenges and industries that we never could have been exposed to in more normal career choices.