The subcortical areas of the brain have faster neurons designed for fight and flight, seek and avoid, pleasure and pain. Basic survival impulses and instincts that are essential for our preservation when seeking food and avoiding predation.
Whenever we perceive an event as ‘good’ or ‘bad’, and we polarize it, we activate our more primitive subcortical area of our brain and we REACT. We seek the perceived pleasure and we avoid the perceived pain.
Because the subcortical neurons work faster than the more advanced cortical areas of the brain, you’ll REACT before you can think.
In life, it’s obvious that that can get us into all sorts of ‘trouble’ in our day to day life where we’re required to THINK before we act if we’re to thrive in human society.
So how do you develop your ‘thinking’ part of your brain, your prefrontal cortex, your executive center of your brain?
That’s where the Path to Power comes in. There are practical mind mastery exercises that you can do that accelerate the development and expansion of your self-governing executive function.
An example of one of those mind mastery exercises is to help you to take a past event that’s driving you to react and process it in a way that you no longer trigger a sub-cortical response when you are reminded of it. The more you do this, the more you move from reacting to ACTING upon the world.
Instead of reminders to the event triggering a more primitive subcortical involuntary response, you’ll be able to respond with controlled, more strategic action from your most advanced human part of your brain, the prefrontal cortex which gives rise to your self-governed executive function.
To the degree that you develop your executive function, is to the degree that you rise up in leadership, power and value in the world. It’s the source of your clearest vision, genius, innovation, creativity and potential.
It’s what makes you truly human. It’s where you become your most authentic self and lead your most powerful, inspired and meaningful life.
Developing your self-governing executive function is one of the most powerful activities you can do to master your life and open the door to achievement and true life fulfillment.
Join me at the Path to Power online seminar and understand how to unlock your own inner power through strategic mind mastery.