Rewiring the brain: The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.

mortal-immortalMost of you live life as if you lived forever. You are patient when it comes to doing what you set out to do, have long term goals and aspirations for your life, that you do nothing about. You are patient.

But when you start doing something, you want instant result. You want it yesterday. Impatient.

This patient impatience renders you an unhappy loser, an underachiever, a never do well… Guaranteed.

You expect doing the same things the same way to produce different results but it won’t. Something, some aspect needs to change, for the result to become different.

You can do more, better, different, or you can do things differently, with a different attitude, a different mindset, as if you were a different person… and in fact, you’ll need to be.

The hardest thing to change is your beingness… mainly because it is like water for the fish: invisible to you. And NOT PRETTY, so you don’t want to look at it.

One of my students, after a long time of no results, has started to produce results, because in a one-on-one session I held up a mirror to her and she finally saw who she was being.

This is happening with increasing frequency, so maybe I have hope to finally make the difference I have always intended to make.


The video at the end of the post

The speaker in the video is Brendon Burchard, celebrated high performance coach and author.

His video is a pre-sale video for his High Performance Academy. You don’t need it, unless you are already a high performer… Not my impression of you.

And I don’t like high performance… too intense for my taste.

But the video is pretty darn good, 30% truth value. Even with it being “just” 30%, it is worth experimenting with it, until you hit the sweet spot, that puts you on the map.

I do most things he suggests… except stretching… maybe I should.

What he doesn’t consider is your level of nutrition, your level of eating toxic (for you) foods, and your level of hydration. His hydration is 20%, and his overall health is 30%.

My biggest issue with stuff you can find on the internet is that they only tell a partial story… And a half truth is as bad or worse than a lie.

I am still doing research to increase your results from my health consultations… but if you actually did what I ask you to do, you’d be at least at 40/40 or 50/50.

Your biggest stumbling block is thinking that you are intelligent. And that makes you make up your own s-h-i-t, without a thorough understanding of how things work (physics, physiology, psychology).

I have found health products that are half-truth manipulatively presented supplements… that you would not be able to tell that they are so… I am working on getting you the whole truth and substitutes that come without the hype…

OK, here is the video on getting more life more energy in your life. Let me know if you are doing any of the five principles he recommends.

carla-taraOne good breathing technique to do a “release” session is Ocean Breathing. You’ll really enjoy that. Here is a little course to teach it. It is well worth the tiny price they are asking for. The teacher is famed Tantra teacher, Carla Tara

50 MINUTES MORE SLEEP 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
How consistently are you sleeping 7-9 hours per night? Please remember the word here is “consistently.” Rate yourself on a scale of 1 (“I never get that much rest”) to 10 (I almost always sleep 8 hours per night”) then journal here on how you could start to improve this area of your life:

50 MINUTE MORNING POWER BLOCKS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Do you activate your physical body with stretching or a workout every morning? And do
you begin your day strategically planning or in reaction-mode responding to your emails,
messages and demands of others? How much of your first 60-minutes is really spent thinking
and finding your center and purpose? Write how you could improve:

50 MINUTE BLOCK TIME 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

“Block Time” is a focus-management approach that requires “blocking out” significant amounts of time to advance or complete a major project in your life. It requires you to get clear on a major
dream and schedule real time to leap towards it. Do you tend to schedule uninterrupted blocks of time to actually work each day, or are you in reaction mode all day? Rate 1-10 then journal here
on how you could improve:

50 MINUTE BREAKS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Do you take at least one standing break per hour when working or during times you are sitting? Do you move and stretch during that time? How could you take more breaks
during each hour and what will you do to remind yourself to do it?

50 MINUTE RENEWALS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Do you meditate or take a walk each and every single day on a consistent basis? What
practice could you begin to reset your mind toward peace and freedom each day and how will you remind yourself to practice every day?

Increasing our focus, energy and effectiveness by 30% every single week is fairly easy. Brendon Burchard has proven this with his private clients and High Performance Academy students over and over again. Below are five areas Brendon insists his clients must master in order to feel the vibrancy, joy and progress in life they deserve. Rate yourself honestly, tally the total, and see how well you’re doing.

Your Rating
Yes, very much = 10; No, not at all = 1.
Add the numbers to get a total score.
Brendon Burchard’s
5×50 Productivity Formula
Results: If in tallying all of your ratings you didn’t end up with a score of at least 40, then it’s likely you are feeling too stressed, fatigued or distracted each
week. It’s time to get serious about setting up more discipline in your life so that you can experience the freedom of peace and mindfulness. Spend some
time looking at each area that didn’t get at least a score of 8, and ask yourself, “How could I reclaim my day and insert a few more practices of sanity that
will help me maintain extraordinary mental, physical and spiritual energy every day? What could I do to help my mind focus more, my body release tension
more often, and my spirit sing?”
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Author: Sophie Benshitta Maven

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4 thoughts on “Rewiring the brain: The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.”

  1. I do the morning hydrate and calisthenics thing 5 or 6 days a week; I do that. But the first thing I do when I wake up is roll over and check my cell phone, the move to my laptop. And I know I need more sleep. It’s already too late for me to get it tonight. Plus, I seldom leave my desk once I get to work, except for meetings or to track down an answer; even through lunch. I know I sit too much. And I have a beautiful area outside for walks. I sit right at that desk and work-a-way, daydream a bit, work-a-way, daydream. No planned breaks. So I guess I am doing about 10% of the 5/50.

  2. Thanks for the video Sophie which is really interesting. So far I only manage the 30 mins outside so lots of room for improvement for me!
    Best wishes

  3. I sleep 8 hours… I get up every hour and move around for 10 minutes… I have the meditation… and some of the blocks of time… I guess there is room to grow for all of us.

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