BPS 040: Why Screenwriters Are Programmed to Fail

SCREENWRITER PROGRAMMED FAIL

Why Screenwriters Are Programmed to Fail

Before we begin I need to reveal a truth to you.

“The Matrix is not a movie, it’s a documentary”

Believe it or not, this is true. Our internal operating system in our mind was programmed years ago when we were children. That programming runs our life through the subconscious. Don’t believe me?

  • Did you drive a car today?
  • Did you brush your teeth?
  • Did you think about walking to the kitchen to make breakfast?
  • Did you think about breathing or making sure your heart beats?

Probably not. You would be exhaust mentally if you had to think about all of this every day. This is all run by our operating system (aka the subconscious), the problem is many of us are still running Windows 95.

In this episode, I go deep down the rabbit hole and discuss how our subconscious can and does stop us from achieving not only our screenwriting dreams but how it affects all areas of our lives. I discuss how my life changed dramatically when I discovered this and made those upgrades. I also go over the two ways you can upgrade the old operating system in your head.

“This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill – the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill – you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes.” – Morpheus

Let’s all take that Red Pill and see how deep the rabbit-hole goes. Get ready to have your mind blown, literally. Enjoy!

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