“Most of us have two lives. The life we live, and the unlived life within us. Between the two stands Resistance.” – Steven Pressfield, The War of Art
Have you ever wondered why it is that we all know the exact actions we need to take and habits we need to adopt in order to be happy, successful, achieve a goal, etc., yet time and time again, we self-sabotage ourselves, end up falling flat on our faces, and fail to create the life we know we want, and more importantly, deserve?
This is a question that has been nagging me for years. Fortunately, I came across an amazing book – The War of Art by Steven Pressfield – that provides an in-depth look at the seemingly demonic force, Resistance, that we battle in our day-to-day lives,
In this episode of The Unplugged Podcast, I attempt to articulate Pressfield’s findings and provide an Unplugged twist on what Resistance is, where it comes from, how it affects most aspects of our lives, and ultimately, how to overcome it!