Lust is not restricted to sexual attraction and finding someone who would allow us to produce the strongest and healthiest offspring. It transcends to all facets of life, some of which are listed in the picture above.
Each one of us will have Lust in us. Most of us will Lust after something on a daily basis. The key is to figure out which of the vices are going to help you be successful and grow as a person.
Too often people will see Lust as a bad thing. It can be, if not applied properly with the right focus. If you use Lust correctly it can be you greatest asset. Spend too much time desiring the trivial and you will find yourself with a lot of regrets in 30 years time. Lust can be used to figure out what you want in life; it is a tool for humans to simply express themselves.
Lust is the itch before the scratch, the ache before the rub. Lust is an intrinsic motivation of potential energy which happens before the explosion of kinetic energy, which propels you into action!
Forget Having to or Wanting to; If you Need to do something, then you will find a way of accomplishing that goal. Whether it is losing weight, getting a tattoo, gaining a promotion, swimming a PB, starting a company, writing music, whatever it is! Lust is that drive, that fire, that urge to complete a task, to take you to that next level.
In Napoleon Hill's 'Think And Grow Rich' Lust (or "Sex Energy") is discussed as a prerequisite for a life of passion and success. Hill explains that if we can employ this energy towards our goals and objectives in life then we will naturally adapt our lives to the accomplishment and overall success of these objectives.
So, what drives you? What puts a fire in your belly? What do you crave right now that will help you become a better person today than you were yesterday, to help you make your dreams become a reality. Just remember that Lust, if you choose, can be a powerful weapon in your arsenal should you use it.