Many of us find that whilst we know academically what we need to do, to get what we want, we don’t do it.
We know that if we follow a healthy eating regime consistently we will lose weight. We know that if we exercise we will likely feel better and have more energy and feel less stressed.
Whilst we may want something ‘really badly’ we often do not take the seemingly simple steps to get it. Whilst our behaviour patterns are complex we can start to understand them when we consider the following three aspects of mind management.
First, we should consider that we have more than one brain and two of them are frequently in conflict.
Have you found yourself being offered a gorgeous cake when you are trying to follow a healthy eating regime? Whether or not you decide to eat the cake or say ‘no thank you’ depends on which brain you listen to.
Your lower brain is the oldest part of the brain. In fact, it’s prehistoric and even fish have something similar....