Our brain is often at war with itself. The primitive emotional centers (the Gecko) versus the advanced intellectual centers (the Geek). The Gecko gets us in trouble because it’s only capacity is to react, while the Geek thinks, then reacts.
Do you remember the old cartoons that depicted an angel and a devil on each of your shoulders? Well it turns out that we have a Sage and a Saboteur in our brains. The saboteur is a ‘voice’ or thoughts and feelings that were adaptive in our early development and goes back to the time when we […]
If there was a gold medal for venting, I would be in the running. Most of us have learned that venting is healthy and productive. I came across some very interesting information that suggests that venting is counterproductive, even harmful for us and those around us. A common saboteur that we “listen” to is known […]
Here are a few lessons to outthink and outperform your competition.
What can you do to get better? Take the pressure OFF! Next time criticism comes your way stop and put on your “get better” hat and lean in. Don’t stress over not being good…instead strive to get better.