#BrainFactMonday – Make The Most Of Your Brain: The Number 1 Job Of The Brain Is…

Posted on 28th February 2023

Did you know that the brain's primary job is NOT to think, keep you alive? ๐Ÿง Here's another #BrainFactMonday that helps you use your brain correctly.

The human brain is, in fact, the ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐˜†'๐˜€ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—น ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฒ, and it's designed to constantly monitor our internal and external environment to ensure our survival (a pretty demanding and energy-consuming activity!).

From regulating our heart rate and breathing to processing information from our senses and allowing us to react to threats, a healthy brain always keeps us safe. 

๐Ÿ’“ This is why it consumes 20-25% of the body's energy and explains why you experience so much internal resistance (๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐—ผ, ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐Ÿ‘‹!) when you attempt energy-demanding tasks that are not urgent or vital.Your brain ๐— ๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐˜† to ensure it keeps scanning the environment and regulating your organs' activity to protect your life, so whenever required to perform a task, it always considers how vital it is first.

๐Ÿ” That's why, even though you know that visualising yourself achieving your goals is a valid and important activity, you tend to skip it. ๐—œ๐˜'๐˜€ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚, it's just your brain that doesn't see it as an urgent or vital activity and therefore tries to avoid it, perhaps reminding you to call your auntie, to clean the rooftop or just make another cup of tea.

๐—ฉ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป is a high-energy activity, and if you want to perform it, you must communicate to your brain a sense of importance and ๐Ÿ”œ urgency AND make it easy for it to perform it. How? By providing it with what it needs to perform at its best: clarity, specificity, and intrinsic value.

Miss this step, and you'll keep procrastinating without understanding why!

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