The Role of Desire in Habit Creation
Learning how to motivate ourselves and our clients is key to creating the changes we want. Simply knowing what’s good for us isn’t enough for us to change our behaviour, so what role does desire play in the physiology of habit formation?
In this conversation with desire coach Kiosh Iselin we explore the mechanics of desire, the role of desire in habit creation, hacking the dopaminergic reward system and working with self-blaming and procrastination.
In this podcast we talk about:
01:33 The dopaminergic reward system
07:05 The role of desire in habit creation
12:10 Hacking the desire system
19:05 Vision versus desire
23:15 Monitoring dopamine-seeking behaviour
29:30 Self-blame and procrastination
36:30 Manipulating the dopaminergic system
39:05 Pleasure and reward
45:10 Moving from struggle to ease