Do you want to truly be your own master, increase your emotional toughness, control your lizard brain, and get more done during your day? Do you want to turn your dreams into action – all the time? In this episode, a high-performance consultant Ryan Munsey talks about how to apply the fundamentals of emotional control so that you can uplift yourself ON COMMAND, fight through periods of stress and torment, and give yourself long-term satisfaction and peace.
The author of “F*ck Your Feelings” and the host of The Better Human Project podcast, 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.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- What Ryan’s been up to since he was last on Legendary Life (7:21)
- Why being a healthy human being is more than nutrition and fitness (9:16)
- How to prevent health & fitness from taking over your life (12:13)
- The neuroscience of how we make decisions (14:35)
- Want to be happy? Don’t follow your feelings (16:00)
- The difference between feelings and emotions (19:38)
- Forget positive thinking: This is how to actually change negative thinking immediately (21:10)
- How does the brain affect our behavior (22:55)
- Food cravings are not your fault. Here’s why. (23:39)
- How our evolutionary wiring is mismatched with our modern-day environment (28:18)
- Why our brains are like advanced computers running on an old operating system (30:53)
- How to stop procrastinating now (32:31)
- The difference between personality traits (34:55)
- Several systems to measure our stress levels with HRV and polyvagal theory (39:56)
- How to Calm Nerves & Manage Stress (42:52)
- Is Motivation Useless? (49:39)
- How to create a stress management routine (55:23)
- What “choice architecture” is and how to use it to improve your life (58:12)
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