Episode 263: Brains are Magical Assholes with Jocelyn Brady

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Guest Info - Jocelyn Brady

Your brain is built for magical things.

I help you create and experience the fuhhhh out of those things.


By mastering your BS! Yay! (That’s BS for Brain Stories, kidz.)

So you chronic high achievers and overthinkers get OUT of your head and into some sweet, sweet flow.

Alllll while creating the stuff you would MOST regret never trying before you die.

Show Notes

Vicky sits down with Jocelyn Brady, Brain Coach and extremely funny wise owl, and asks: why are our brains such magical things? And also assholes? Tune in to find out how our brains lie to us, live action shots of our two brains getting distracted mid-sentence, and why you need to do the things before you die.

 Key Points

  • [2:10] What is a brain coach?
  • [4:50] Our brains are filled with lies.
  • [5:30] Why do our brains create so much resistance when we are starting something new?
  • [7:40] How did Jocelyn first get into brain science?
  • [10:25] Diversity of thought is critical to growth, understanding, and compassion.
  • [12:20] It’s all about getting better at embracing uncertainty.
  • [14:30] How do you get out of your own way? It starts with asking questions, and you have to keep digging.
  • [17:25] What we tell ourselves shapes how we show up in the world.
  • [20:25] You are capable of immense change. We’re very adaptable creatures!
  • [25:00] Get yourself out there. Put yourself in uncomfortable situations. You will get better!
  • [25:55] Want to get better at writing? Sign up for a stand up comedy class.
  • [29:45] How do you find and tap into joy?
  • [35:20] What is Jocelyn currently writing about at the moment?

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