When it comes to motivation – human beings are wired to change to either avoid PAIN or to gain PLEASURE.
Some go even all out and say that ALL human decisions and actions are done either to avoid pain or gain pleasure.
When we do something we all have some sort of motive behind it, most likely we are not even willing to move a feather “just because”.
– When we decide to recover it’s likely because living with an eating disorder is causing you so much misery (pain) that you are ready to take action.
– Or when you decide to relapse it’s likely because eating disorder seems easier and more anxiety decreasing (pleasurable) way to deal with any current situation.
And there are countless examples like that.
So how you can use the concept of pain and pleasure to your advantage in recovery and “motivate” yourself to keep on going in your recovery? Find out in this video!