Myths of Hustle and Grind culture:
Busy-ness is the same as productivity
Time is money
I have to work hard to succeed
If it's urgent I need to act all frantic
I don't have enough time
What is Busy-ness? It's a feeling of stress, overwhelm, lack of time, rushing around, all associated with trying to GSD.
The crazy thing is you can still feel Busy-ness even when you aren't GSD.
And GSD can be done more effectively without Busy-ness.
If you want to always be stressed out running full speed on the hamster wheel, missing out on life, always chasing, count me out H&G culture.
It's time to break through some of the myths of the hustle and grind culture and take back your own life before you spend the entire time on the dopamine treadmill and miss out on all the beauty in life.
Check out me and Bobby Dysart on the Student of Intention Podcast where we go deep on so many mindset topics.
𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙗𝙞𝙜𝙜𝙚𝙨𝙩 𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙤𝙣 𝙥𝙚𝙤𝙥𝙡𝙚 𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙪𝙜𝙜𝙡𝙚 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙨𝙪𝙘𝙘𝙚𝙨𝙨 𝙞𝙨…
𝙏𝙝𝙚𝙮 𝙝𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙣𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙧 𝙙𝙚𝙛𝙞𝙣𝙚𝙙 𝙞𝙩 𝙤𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙞𝙧 𝙤𝙬𝙣 𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙢𝙨.
Success to a lot of people means:
High paying job.
The career that parents wanted them to have.
A certain amount of money or net worth.
Nice car and house.
Title or status.
We have all been condition from when we were young, perhaps not always intentionally, but in some cases extremely targeted (advertising, media, social media and culture) on who to 'be'.
The other problem is all those things listed above are not permanent and can be taken away quickly.
We either feel like we are lacking if we aren’t there,
Or we get there and fear losing it,
Or we keep chasing after we get there.
Don’t get me wrong, those are fine things to aspire to if that is truly what you want at your core.
But start by asking what it is that you truly want aside from the influence of everything we've been told to want in life.
For me, it’s freedom, and having lots of money doesn’t...