Ep. 15 From “I’ll Try” to “I Will”: How to Turn Intentions into Actions with David Henzel and Eduard Brink


In Today’s Episode:

  • Discussion on the difference between wanting and choosing.
  • The inefficiency of “trying” versus the commitment of “doing.”
  • The power of words and their impact on our subconscious.
  • The concept of afformations and how they differ from affirmations.
  • The importance of programming our subconscious mind for success.
  • The significance of setting big goals and aiming high.
  • The value of taking time for self-reflection and planning.
  • The analogy of sharpening the saw and its relevance to personal development.

Are you tired of merely trying and ready to embrace the power of true commitment? In this episode of the Love Not Fear podcast, hosts David Henzel and Eduard Brink delve into the powerful distinction between committing and trying. They explore the impact of language on our actions, discussing how the word “try” often implies a lack of commitment and can be a manifestation of fear. 

The hosts share personal experiences and insights into the role of commitment in achieving goals, building habits, and navigating the challenges of new endeavors. The conversation covers the importance of being aware of language, the value of commitment backed by habits, and the role of ego in hindering progress. 

Trying is the most inefficient way not to do something.

David Henzel

Join us and explore the transformative effects of commitment, the significance of small wins, and the role of vulnerability in personal growth.

Episode Timestamps:

00:06 – Introduction.

00:28 – The distinction between committing and trying. 

01:55 – The inefficiency of the word “try” and its connection to fear.

04:02 – The impact of commitment on habits and achieving mastery.

05:06 – Breaking down big tasks into smaller, digestible chunks.

06:42 – The role of love versus fear in decision-making.

07:11 – The hindrance of ego and the importance of vulnerability.

08:27 – How can seeking advice from those who have committed to and mastered a subject help you?

13:00 – Closing escape routes concept and the concept of burning the ship.

You don’t HAVE commitment. You CREATE commitment.

Eduard Brink

Here’s your action plan:

Reflect: Take a moment to reflect on areas in your life where you’ve been using the word “try.” Identify situations where a shift to commitment could make a significant impact.

Language check: Be mindful of your language. Eliminate words like “try,” “must,” or “have to” from your vocabulary. Replace them with empowering phrases that reflect your commitment.

Commit and break down: Pick a goal or habit you want to commit to. Break it down into smaller, achievable steps. Commitment becomes more manageable when you focus on bite-sized, digestible tasks.

Seek guidance: Surround yourself with individuals who have committed and excelled in areas you aspire to conquer. Learn from their experiences, seek advice, and accelerate your journey.

Remember, commitment sparks action, and action sparks results.

Don’t wait – start your journey today. Your future self will thank you for the positive changes you’re about to unleash.

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