Hey ADDers! Do you ever wonder about the heritability of ADHD or how your emotions and feelings impact your executive functioning? In fact, do you know the difference between your emotions and your feelings? If yes and no, this episode is for you!!
According to Pema Chodron, an American Tibetan Buddhist and ordained nun, if you allow an emotion to exist for 90 seconds without judging it, it will disappear. According to Jill Bolte Taylor, a neuroanatomist and author of A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey, “once triggered, the chemical released by your brain surges through your body and you have a physiological experience. Within 90 seconds from the initial trigger, the chemical component of anger has completely dissipated from your blood and your automatic response is over. If, however, you remain angry after those 90 seconds have passed, then it is because you have chosen to let that circuit continue to run.”
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That has been the fuel for much of what I’ve been doing the past 5 years, is an Anonymous quote saying, “Set a goal so big you can’t achieve it until you grow into the person who can.” None of the new things I’m doing today like live video, teaching online or a podcast show were possible for me 5 years ago and they are my current reality. So, the question I have for you at this point of our journey together is, “What is the big goal you need to set so you can grow into the person who can achieve it? And, are you going to get yourself the support and training you need to become that person?” I hope so; and perhaps ADDventures in Achievement is the place to be so you can become that person with the support of our community and training I provide.