If you’ve ever been in a relationship of any kind, you already know that logic and emotion, when mixed out of proportion, is like putting a designated smoking area next to a store of powder kegs – you’re just asking for it, and it’s only a matter of time until “thar she blows”. Of course, we are all emotional. We are all also logical, and both of these states are necessary for our humanity. But balancing logic and emotion is difficult sometimes, and debilitating if you get it wrong consistently. If you struggle one way or the other, you need this show. Let’s get started, shall we?
Today, you’ll learn:
- An often misunderstood aspect of intermittent fasting that actually helps to negate the effects of lack of willpower (1:17)
- Speaking of willpower, have a hard time using yours? No problem. Use everyone else’s. Sound crazy? It works! Here’s how ... (3:31)
- What happens to your mindset when you’re overly emotional, or overly logical ... (6:19)
- How to power through the stuff you don’t want to do by using the paradoxical nature of emotion versus logic to your advantage (7:10)
- Just can’t get moving forward on that project, task or idea? You’re likely too emotionally attached to some aspect of it. Do a self-evaluation, like this ... (9:32)
Find the sweet spot!
As complex as you are, life – and the things we want to accomplish in life – becomes so much easier when you understand how your brain works. I’ve said it before, but your brain is absolutely amazing! There’s nothing like it in the world. But understanding it, even just a little better, helps you to harness its power to move forward toward your ever-evolving goals (I’m sure we’ll talk more about progressive goal-setting in future episodes).
Anyhow, that’s all we have time for today. Thanks for tuning in. Please leave the show a review on iTunes and follow me on Facebook: facebook.com/KyleNewellFitnessExpert.
Catch you on the next Facebook live or podcast replay! Until then, logically, you know it, but you also have to feel it … you’re stronger than you know!
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