6 Ways Men Can Break Free From Autopilot

How Men Can Take Back Control of Their Lives

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  • 🧭 Break Free From Autopilot

  • 🏇 The Best Horse

  • 🚀 This Changes Everything

  • 🌐 Smarter, Stronger, Healthier, & Wiser

  • ⚡ The Man Morning Question

🧭 Break Free From Autopilot

Ever found yourself in a funk, coasting through life on autopilot?

Stuck on repeat, like a worn-out record?

You're not alone.

Even the most successful men hit this invisible wall.

But here's the good news - you can punch through.

It’s possible to break free and shift from cruise control to shifting gears again.

Here's your roadmap.

Step 1: Recognize the Rut

Feel like you're circling the same track day after day?

Lost that fire for your work? Your life?

No longer fueling your body with the right foods or pushing it at the gym?

These aren't just signs you’re on autopilot, they're neon billboards screaming for change.

Step 2: Define Your Destination

In the story of your life, what does the next chapter look like?

What mountains do you want to climb in your career or personal life?

Craft your goals - specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound.

A clear vision is your compass, keeping you motivated and focused when the fog inevitably rolls in.

Step 3: Make Your Move

Clear goals set the destination, but it's committed action that fires up the engine.

To break the mold, you must make a decision to act.

Embrace the unfamiliar, seek out challenges, bet on you.

Comfort zone?

It's time to blow past those boundaries.

The magic happens when you put yourself in a position to find out what you’re capable of.

Step 4: Fuel Up on Inspiration

Inspiration can come from those who've walked this path before you.

Find those trailblazers who've broken free from the rut and scaled new heights.

Their stories aren't just tales of triumph, they're your fuel, igniting the drive within you.

Step 5: Ignite Your Passions

Ever feel more alive when you're doing something you love?

That's the power of passion.

It's your secret weapon to blast out of this rut.

Pursuing interests outside of work can give you a sense of fulfillment that may be lacking in your professional life.

Take a class, join a club, indulge in a hobby, or conquer a new challenge.

Do something that scares you a little and excites you a lot.

Step 6: Assemble Your Pit Crew

No man is an island.

This journey? It's tough.

But having the right support system makes all the difference.

Start a Man Morning group in your community.

Invest in working with a coach to steer you back on track.

Join a mastermind group or find a mentor.

Breaking free from funk isn’t just possible, it’s achievable.

You're not just breaking free from a rut, you're crafting a new narrative.

Recognize the rut. Define your destination. Make your move. Fuel up on inspiration. Ignite your passions. Assemble your pit crew.

Don't let life put you on autopilot.

The road less traveled is where the best stories are born.

🏇 The Best Horse

“The jockey that wins the race is usually the one with the best horse. So pick yourself a horse to ride and then ride it for all it's worth.”

Al Ries & Jack Trout in Positioning

🚀 This Changes Everything

🌐 Smarter, Stronger, Healthier, & Wiser

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⚡ The Man Morning Question

For you to consider this week:

If your life was a movie and you’re the hero, what would the hero stop doing and start doing at this point in the film?

Reply to this email or drop a comment with your thoughts about this question.

That’s it for this issue.

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Antonio Neves, Man Morning Newsletter Founder & Author of Stop Living on Autopilot

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