There are some chemicals in our brains that create a motivation cycle which really helps us. These chemicals get us out of bed, and motivate us to eat, and work, and make babies — all the stuff we need to do to sustain life. What a relief! When something goes wrong with these motivating chemicals in our heads — things get really bad.
However, this brain gift — comes with a cost. More than a cost, actually — a trap!
But that’s OK. The spiritual tradition offers a way to experience the gift, and avoid the trap.
Have a listen,