Are you ready to unravel the mystery of wants and needs? Good, because we’re about to take a deep dive into the world of wants, needs, desires, and fulfillment.
There’s a not-so-little secret the world has taught us to overlook: Wants and needs are not one and the same.
Let's unpack this concept and uncover the keys to unlocking our deepest desires.
The Fundamental Misunderstanding 🧠
In our society, we've been conditioned to believe that our needs and wants are interchangeable. It's like they've been bundled together in a single package deal. But here's the thing: until we unravel this mental entanglement, we'll always find ourselves in a perpetual struggle to satisfy our wants, as we confuse them with our essential needs. The good news is, we have the power to break free from this cycle.
For the record: There's absolutely nothing wrong with wanting. Desires are a natural part of being human. It's in our nature to seek and strive for more. The quantum field, that infinite playground of possibilities, not only accepts our wants but encourages us to embrace them fully. It wants us to experience the richness of life and all the things that bring us joy.
But here's the catch: To navigate the quantum playground effectively, we must discern the difference between our needs and wants. It's like learning to read the signposts along the way. And it is truly a game-changer.
Needs & Wants: What's the Difference? 💭
So, let's start with the basics. Needs—those essential elements that sustain our existence—are already met. Take a moment to inhale and exhale. Guess what? You just fulfilled a fundamental need—the need for breath. Isn't that incredible? In this very moment, if you can take a breath, you have everything you need. Pause for a moment and let that sink in.
Are you able to take a breath right now? Right. Then you have what you need right now.
- Jason Estes
Now, let's shift our focus to wants. Wants are the desires that make our hearts skip a beat. They ignite our passions, fuel our creativity, and add spice to our lives. The quantum actually encourages us to embrace them, it wants us to experience the thrill of reaching for the stars and manifesting our dreams into reality.
But here's where the confusion often arises. We've been conditioned to believe that satisfying our wants is a struggle, entangled with fulfilling our needs. The average person fails to distinguish between the two, which leads to a constant battle for fulfillment.
We never are gonna get what we want because we're always in this struggle to get what we need, but we already have what we need.
- Jason Estes
Breaking the Cycle 🔓
So, how can we break free from this cycle? By recognizing the difference. By acknowledging that our needs are already met, we can shift our focus to fulfilling our wants with a newfound sense of ease and joy. It's like unlocking a hidden treasure chest within ourselves.
When we understand that we have everything we need, it will become so much easier to get everything we want.