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The Overwhelmed Brain

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Jul 5, 2015

What's missing in your life? I honestly don't know, but I bet you do. In fact, I'm pretty sure that you've been asking the wrong question all this time. "What's missing?" isn't the question you should be asking. 

The real question is What's present in your life that's preventing you from getting what's missing in your life? 

Odd wording, right? But that's just it: The way we phrase our questions dictates how we think about everything. And if you can change the way you think, you can change your results. 

When you don't know what's missing, then you don't know what to focus on to get it anyway, so maybe it's time to change the questions you ask yourself. 

What's missing? No... What's in your life that, if it were missing, would help you get what you need to fulfill your life? 

Language changes your thought process. The question is weird, but in order to understand it, you need to reach a little deeper than you normally would. 

You know what happens when you do that? You access your innermost resources that will help you come up with a solution. 

Great episode on using language in a different way to change how you think. 

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