Up to 95 % of the decisions we make are based on what we feel. This means that in almost every situation, we are reacting instead of responding. Think about decisions you’ve made based on fear, selfishness, or anger. How did they serve you? How did they affect those around you?
Today’s guest is the author of F*ck Your Feelings, Ryan Munsey. He is a speaker, coach, and the host of the Better Human Project Podcast. He tells us how to recognize our feelings, understand them, and look at them from an objective point of view. He teaches us how to remove emotions from the equation and act on our values instead. He also talks about reframing frustrating situations so that we can make the right choice in our behavior and become the leaders our families need us to be.'Show me a great father and I’ll show you a great leader.'—@ryanmunsey #dads #fathers #fatherhood #leadership Click To Tweet
Ryan Munsey is a high-performance consultant, and thought leader in the wellness and personal development space. He has worked with professional and Olympic athletes, Navy SEALs, and entrepreneurs – helping them optimize their minds and bodies, win medals, further careers, and build multiple 6-figure businesses. His work has been featured in Fortune Magazine, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness. F*ck Your Feelings is a neuroscience-based exploration of high performance and success.'In parenting, relationships, business, fitness—we’re going to have to do what we know we’re supposed to do whether we feel like it or not.'—@RyanMunsey #parenting #relationships #business #motivation Click To Tweet
What You’ll Learn
- Where Ryan got the idea for his book
- How his background in fitness and nutrition lead to his fascination with high-performance
- How, “Fuck your feelings,” was a phrase Ryan used in his self-talk to get him through when he didn’t feel like doing something
- The profound affect Ryan’s dad’s actions had on him
- Why our feelings have such an impact on the decision-making process
- How nothing has meaning, only the meaning we assign to it
- How feelings affect our micro-decisions
- Why feelings lead us off course
- How to act according to your values instead of your feelings
- How to find enjoyment in things you don’t feel like doing
- The reframing technique
- How to transcend temporary states like being tired
- How awareness creates choice
- Practicing the witness perspective
- Practicing parasympathetic activities
- Creating a toolbox to handle every challenge
- The best way to create space in a heightened emotional state
- Detaching from outcome
- The danger of defining yourself by your child’s success
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