A little while ago I learned a new word: `fauxcellarm’
It means a phantom cell phone vibration in your leg when you`re not even carrying your cell phone.
Kinda like the phantom pain people get who lost a limb. And they feel either pain or the actual limb, even though it`s not there.
Made me smile.
This, by the way, is a scientific fact. It`s how the brain works because of neurons and pathways that have been traveled since forever.
I also read all about that in a book I just finished called: `The Brain That Changes Itself`
Great read. I highly recommend it.
This all made me think about success and getting ahead in business. It seems that we struggle when certain habits get in the way. Bad habits. Habits that create the wrong mindset. Habits that are like the phantom pain effect, but to us they are real. So, we let them control us.
Let me explain. One, you go out and buy a ton of photography gear, and photography marketing stuff. You struggle, You get some success. But you hit a wall.
Or, something really bad happens. Anything. Name it. We all experience it…..bad decisions, rejection, debt, burn out….on and on…no one is immune.
And these experiences live in our brains as if they were real. Well, frankly, they were real.
We give them life because we don`t know any better. It`s hard to reprogram those pathways. To reset, re-boot and get on the right path.
The only way I know of that has any hope of working is outside influence. A coach. A mastermind. A tribe…..
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Yours in photography