One of my favourite songs to kick off my new post!
In the previous blog I talked about how we are sensory creatures. To make sense of the world the brain takes in tons of information from our senses and interprets this info to let us know what is going on – this is often referred to as our map of the world.
However you will often hear coaches and trainers say “The map is not the territory” which can be a bit confusing but what we mean by this is that your map isn’t the same as my map or your neighbour’s map or the guy on the bus’ map. Our information is subtly being interpreted differently by each of our brains depending upon our ‘programming’.
Our programming is defined by our needs, wants, values, beliefs, learned behaviours which we have subsumed from birth through our family, society …
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