What drives us human beings? what is the force that drives each and every action we make?
The answer is simple: Emotions.
Emotion leads us in a way we cannot explain. from simple choices like eating a chocolate bar, to more complicated ones like asking a girl on marriage, our emotions, our feelings, are there playing their big part in the decision. There are two emotions that surpass all others: pain and pleasure.
Have you ever wondered why you eat that burger although you know that you are on a diet? or maybe why on your childhood you preferred to play rather than study?
We are often focused on instantaneous gratification that our short-term solutions eventually become long term problems. we naturally link pain or pleasure to almost every event in our life. And these connections we make will influence future decisions on similar events. If you ever had a car accident, you don’t want it to happen again, so you fear it, you fear the pain it caused to you, and this makes you drive more cautiously or maybe stop driving at all. And there are those who fear driving not because they had an accident but they fear it might happen. Their fear controlled them.
These feelings are very powe…