In this episode, I discuss our internal human experience of how we think both spontaneously and intentionally, how I understand it and frame it as a weight loss coach for my clients, and how to accommodate it and shape it with the intention of helping you lose weight.
Your habit brain is going to resist changing your habits around food. We want to expect that and accommodate it without making its resistance mean anything about what is possible for us.
Ways to create thought leadership in your mind's eye:
- Identify what area of your brain the thought is likely originating from – the manager brain or the primal brain.
- Ascertain why it makes sense that you would think that.
- Shape and direct any primal thinking by adding to, correcting, or rejecting the thought to provide thought leadership in my internal world.
- Do not expect impulsive negative, fearful, or resistant thinking from your primal brain to ever go away.
Your coach's homework is to write about how you want to respond to negative primal thinking in the moment. Make your process easy so that it takes less than one minute to complete.
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