Brain Wave #002
SPOT THE GREMLIN
This week is a little different - it has a theme. It's about relinquishing your f*cks. Ya know, letting go of that little voice inside your head that tells you to quit before you embarrass yourself. That voice is your Gremlin and I'm here to help you keep your pet in check.
DON'T JUST WATER THE GREMLIN, DROWN IT
How would you feel asking a stranger for £100? Well, this loonatic went on a mission to get rejected for 100 days straight. Turns out a decent dose of self-imposed-rejection can liberate you from the unnecessary shame.
On a similar wavelength, here's a video on How to Stop Giving a F*ck. It's like a visual love letter to your weird self, chock full of tips to train your brain for pleasure - no cringe required.
DON'T FEED IT AFTER MIDNIGHT
You've heard the phrase ‘don’t sweat the small stuff’. It's time to rewire your brain with these 3 easy steps to worrying less. Why not strengthen your cerebrum with a little DIY, CBT. Your noggin is a muscle, afterall. So get flexin’.
Jump into this podcast dedicated to reframing stress. The creator coined the concept ‘Freak-Out Funds’ – a method that encourages to think of our anxieties in limited monetary terms: don’t waste your money on insignificant stuff; spend it wisely on the bigger issues.
BEING BAD NEVER FELT SO GOOD
Being good at something is easy - you get instant gratification and delicious dose of dopamine. But being bad at something? That is a true art form.
Here’s an article that celebrates your shortcomings and challenges you to think differently about your mistakes.
SUNDAY SOUND WAVE
Remember this guy? What better way to shake off those Sunday Scaries than F*ck You by Cee Lo Green. It's an oldie, but a goodie. Crank up your system and give it one last whirl. (Alexa, volume up.)