Have you ever found yourself in a super negative headspace, where you are just spiraling into an evil mental rabbit hole of doom and can't seem to get out? Me too. It sucks. The good news is that brain-based coaching has allowed me to develop some super-simple tools for getting out of an awful emotional headspace like that in 15 minutes or less.
What does it take to be successful? Do you have a clear idea of what "success" means to you? Learn more about what neuroscience has to say about your thinking habits, and why they matter when it comes to your personal and professional success!
Guest Coach Jessica has been working with Lizzie Short for the past 4 months. Lizzie went from on the verge of returning to the 9-5 grind, when she sought out help to pursue her passion - acting. Lizzie is now crushing it as a working actor, and decided to share her coaching experience with us.
How many times have you made a goal to improve yourself and failed to follow through? Honestly, it’s probably thousands of times. For all of us! I’m counting all the Big Goals (I’m going to work out 6 days a week for an hour) and the little goals (I’m just going to watch one episode on Netflix before bed). So why is there such a discrepancy between the awesome life plans we’ve designed and actually taking the actions that will get us there?
Basically, our brains are fucking lazy.
Worrying doesn't work, and recent neuroscience research opens the door to understanding why. Let me explain. As it turns out, our brains can't distinguish between what's imagined and what's real - at least not from an emotional perspective. So if you spend a lot of time imagining and reimagining the worst case scenario, you're constantly putting your brain in a threat state. Read on to find out why this is a problem!