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The Inner Chief

Nov 19, 2017

In this episode we explore the terrible consequence of Overwhelm, the high level neuroscience of the brain, the triggers and a rock solid solution for removing it from your life,

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Key Points:

The top quotes and messages from this episode include:

The Triune Brain

  • Lizard – Flight for fight
  • Monkey – Emotional monkey
  • Mammalian – High order thinking


The consequences of overhwlem:

  • relationships
  • health and fitness
  • work performance, quality, lack of creativity and insight
  • stuck
  • no career opportunityies
  • drags into home
  • not being a dealer in hope

What triggers overwhelm:

  • doing too many things at once
  • bouncing around from one task to the next
  • not having an automated response system
  • evil sin of not recovering and doing things like turning your phone on


Three steps to managing overwhelm:

  1. Mindmap
  2. Daily Focus Session Focus
    1. Reset Focus
    2. Review meetings and how you’re spending time
    3. Plan and rehearse day ahead
  3. Work Practices


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