Have you ever started to write about a topic then became so engulfed that your initial topic shifted? My vision started off one way and ended in another direction as I started to write I became intrigued by how the brain works in relationship to my anticipation of the grand opening of this blog.
Inside my Creative Cerebral Cortex Universe (my brain) I am living the life; blogging, traveling, speaking, and touching and inspiring lives like a super hero, making my rounds all day everyday.
In fact, I have dreamt some amazing ideas and spent so much time researching and trying to be perfect, that my days and nights flew pass me, and Toby Mac song was on point when he sang “Too many passin dreams roll by like limousines,” and yet, (sigh) I thought about it, but never started. Of course in my mind it was a wonderful fantasy of ideas floating around that unfortunately stayed confined to my frontal lobes in my cerebral hemispheres. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) could not have made it more clearer to me that,“When you plan a schedule, imagine the future, or use reasoned arguments, these two lobes do much of the work. One of the ways the frontal lobes seem to do these things is by acting as short-term storage sites, allowing one idea to be kept in mind while other ideas are considered.” The fact is that I did think about my goals often but sometimes the idea never make it to the Primary Motor Cortex, “The role of the primary motor cortex is to generate neural impulses that control the execution of movement.”
I first became interested in writing after my son was born and I envisioned writing about the various stages of his life as he grew.
I realized what was holding me back, It was Procrastination my long time frenemy which resulted in me placing my dreams on hold, thankfully my dear friend Anticipation was there to help me get started.
A year from now you may wish you had started today- Karen Lamb
So what worked for me?
So I am happy to say with anticipation, that I have been delivered from the days where information was confined to my Creative Cerebral Cortex Universe. My motor areas are busy working on the next project. As you accomplish your goals you will be positively inspired and ultimately experience those dopamines firing off in your brain. But be sure to celebrate your milestones and achievements and then cross it off the list and move on to your next big idea.
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