Are you Stuck? How to Program your Brain to Un-Stuck Yourself.

Every person deals with “Stuckness” at some point in some area of their life … read to get “Unstuck”.


Do you want to “UN-STUCK” yourself?

“Don’t Stop. Keep Your Brain Moving Forward”

– Chris Wyllie

As I explained to a client in session this morning, we could take a Monk who’s meditated in the mountains for years put him in the real world situations like in the middle of New York City, and you can bet he’ll go “Holy Shit” and experience stress and stressful responses just like every other human being. The difference is he won’t stop and stay in that state, nor worse, think and plan from that state.

His brain has created a new baseline, new default mode operating system, to easily bounce back into RELAXED, FOCUSED states of awareness from endless hours of meditation, which dissipates “entropy”, and produces a very “high signal-to-noise” ratio (very quiet, little noise brain). Thus his perception and thoughts are very clear, focused and precise. Do you have to spend hours and years quieting your brain? No, neuroplasticity research, technologies and innovative approaches can remarkably speed the process.

What you need: FUTURE FOCUS “You don’t see the future, you create the future” 

When looking ahead its important to just keep your eyes open to see past problems so you keep moving forward. Moreover, flip the sequence. Rather than seeing your present problem (stuck feeling, stuck ideas, situations/decisions etc), and then trying to see beyond it and get to whats beyond it, leap ahead into the future, access DESIRED state/results/desired future life and way of being first and then move back in time and see the problem. And ask, how is this going to get me where I want to go? You may find contemplating the problem or analyzing “the steps you’ve been stuck on” is not necessary for you to start creating your future. And so perhaps you can begin to put the steps to developing the skills/abilities to get where you want to go in front of you in place of where the problem used to be. The point is this: rather than your brain firing off the same micro-circuitry and producing the same “stuck” feelings, thoughts, behaviours … you first engage your frontal lobes by thinking ahead to the future of the direction/destination of where you want to go … and then process the “problem” in light of the perspective of where you want to go. Thus problems/stuckness “familiar” state will be neuro-associated with different perspective/direction.

The point is to engage your frontal lobes to re-route a new response rather your brain activating the same neural pathways again and again due to habit. The brain is plastic & so the more you change your sequence of thinking and the more new thoughts, feelings, brain regions “fire together” they will begin to wire together, and thus your brain will change.

SWITCH SEQUENCE:  from  PRESENT PROBLEM —> FUTURE   to   FUTURE DESIRED STATE  —> to Problem (move backwards in time, see problem in light of desired future). 

“The Problem with Problems is people stop.”

In fact the problems wouldn’t bother you unless there was some awareness internally of what was beyond them. So even when people tell me consciously “they can’t see their future …” … I know thats not true … its just a case of their conscious mind doing one thing, and their unconscious doing another. So when you say, “I’m stuck I can’t see my future” or you say “I could never be happy”, I know that you have those future ideas and happy feelings you’re just pushing them away, its my job to get you to bathe in it.


The problem isn’t that you feel anxiety, guilt, anger, stress, worry, the problem is you stop there. Keep moving forward!

Are you stuck with a particular state, idea, feeling? Again, the problem is you STOP. You let the idea, external situation, lack of focus stop you from moving forward, and you go into the same state and with the same feelings. Its your brain, it will run wild, it will be muddied by life, its your job to CLEAN it, CLEAR it, FOCUS it and consciously bring into awareness DESIRED STATES & RESULTS, that your unconscious can automate to take you where you want to go. This is all about building new habits at the neurological level.

Key Point: Allow room to move into the unexpected, the unknown, novelty is what lights up your brain. You perfectionists I’m talking to you. If you have to “see” everything perfectly planned out in advance, your future will be limited to what your conscious mind can see, and you’ll be cutting your unconscious mind, your BIG MIND, off from working and creating wonderful things above and beyond what you know now.

If you’re having difficulty imaging, seeing, creating … its not “a big deal”, don’t get stressed about it!!! Its just let that you’ve let your creativity muscles, your dreaming muscles become weak and rusty. Its time to get your RIGHT BRAIN back in the game again, just like you did as a child, when there were no limiting beliefs or “stuckness” getting in the way. PLAYING, PRETENDING, RANDOM VARIATION, is the essence of learning. Children go to extremes, they go to the extremes of their reality to begin to build mental differentiations, between whats possible and not possible. They test limits, and if you’re a parent they test your limits don’t they??? 🙂 You should test your limits as well!

What do children do differently? Children don’t have to compare incoming data with their experience, nor limit their PRESENT LEARNING & FUTURE LEARNING CAPABILITY with past limitations/experience.

As adults “we take for granted our limitations” … we think “well I just can’t do that …” … how do you know? Inevitably we let past ideas/experience limit us in the present, as opposed to just spontaneously trying FULLY like children.

You tried once and didn’t do good? How about if you used a strategy that would work or try another way? Point is you don’t know unless you go out and TRY!

Its time to get back to that heavenly holistic learning creative dreaming state – via hypnosis, NLP, meditation, energy practices – qigong yoga etc.



  1. Adult Brain – Neocortex – frontal lobes, dissociates from the present, and goes into the future to set DESIRED DESTINATION / DIRECTION / and makes a plan of where you want to go. (predominately left brain).
  2. Child Brain – Right hemisphere, Super-Learning Child-like heart space passionate learning, trial and error, random variation, spontaneous learning, play pretend imagination, associated and fully present with experience.


Let that state be re-routed to produce a new neuro-cortical, neurochemical, energy, “feeling response”.

What if anger propelled you to be more intensely focused and catapulted you into motivation? 

What if worrying led you to become curious? 

Instead of “it shouldn’t be so difficult … or “why is it so difficult?” … go “it is difficult, how can I enjoy this and make it as good as possible?”.

Everything worthwhile will be more difficult than worrying, watching T.V, eating crappy food.


Think ahead and step inside of a future situation that used to give you stress.

Build 2 mental movies:

  1. One in which you STOP and get Stuck in the same “feeling” and response.
  2. One in which your focused, calm, determined & resilient. (See FUTURE FOCUS below).

Step inside one movie and let the other fade.

Your brain has just been on high speed for so long. Slow things down, bring those unconscious processes into conscious awareness.

Think thoughts, and DECIDE where you want your brain & body to take you.

NOT JUST ONE DECISION – our thoughts consciously and unconsciously have to keep activation the same micro-circuitry to produce the same behaviours.

Every time you worry you are making a decision to worry – even if its unconscious.

Every time you procrastinate, you are making a decision to procrastinate. Every time you “don’t decide” you are deciding to not decide.

Every time you pick up a cigarette you’re making a decision even if its unconscious … if you’re saying to yourself … “I shouldn’t be doing this” … and your conscious mind is going in one direction and your unconscious going in another (picking up the cigarette) … well you’re out of alignment. One part of your brain is going one way and another part going another. Thus you aren’t going to be like a rocketship launching towards your future and the things you want. You need to align yourself and build new habits at the neurological level so that all parts of you are headed where you want to go.

It starts with one decision at a time. And, first and foremost, MAKE THE BIG DECISION – Where do I want to go? and what person do I want to be? 

FUTURE FOCUS is what pulls you through the present. Future Focus allows you to make better decisions in the present to get you through whatever difficulties you currently face. 

I remember in seminar Dr. Richard Bandler talking about the survivors of WW2, and concentration camps, individuals who went on to build remarkable businesses and success for their families afterwards.

Here is inside the thinking processes of the survivors as described by Dr. Bandler which I share with you to my best recollection: 

“The whole time in the concentration camp I was thinking about what I was going to do, and where I was going to go when I got out, and how great I was going to make my life. The entire time I was designing the store I was going to make, where it was going to be , what I was going to make, the kinds of customers I’d serve, how I was going to treat my customers etc…” 

So rather than STOPPING and being in touch with the horrible feelings and horrible circumstances at the time, the ones who did survive, went ONE STEP FURTHER, and used those feelings to become highly focused on WHERE THEY WERE GOING TO GO IN THE FUTURE.

The PURPOSE, the DIRECTION & DESTINATION of where you want to drive to in the future, will teach you how and where you need to drive now (decisions in the present).

You can’t drive forward looking in the rear-view mirror, or just being in touch with the present, you need to let the FEELINGS, STATE, EMOTIONS of where you are GOING touch where you are NOW!!!

Most people go “well if I lose 10 pounds I’ll feel more confident and motivated”“if I get this business deal and more business I’ll be happier” …and so external things need to happen for you to feel internal state. Which just sets you up for disappointment, when things happen differently than you expect. You need to step inside the FUTURE feelings and internal state, and let that drive you to accomplish external things. Flip the sequence for success. This applies for many things. If one sequence doesn’t work try the opposite.

So the problem isn’t that you have bad feelings, the problem isn’t that you have stress, its that you stay there too long. Let that stress propel you forward.

What if every time you got frustrated it, led you to get curious, then become filled with desire and then GO FOR IT? (This is called chaining states in #NLP … neurologically what we are doing is activating specific neural networks individually, connecting them sequentially and then streamlining them into ONE UNIT, so that they fire in unison and automatically).

*Curiosity is a fundamental human state in which we did our best learning. Curiosity carries us to try things and so find out what works and what doesn’t. By detecting difference, we build more precise neuro-differntiation of brain maps in our brain and so acquire greater precision and skill. What drives this process of learning? Curiosity. The curious, holistic, action-oriented right brain, that just tries things via “Trial and Error”, and so produces rapid, spontaneous learning. Randomness and variation, enhances the brain’s ability to pattern information, streamlining holistic unconscious learning into routine, automated programs in your left brain “aka building new routine behaviours”.

So you probably know what you don’t want, but question is what do you want to do instead?

MAKE the big decision … and then consistent decisions one by one … slow down your brain … get ACTIVE take control of your thoughts … thoughts can make your stomach sink or give you goose bumps …  and all the while keep asking yourself “is this behaviour going to take me where I want to go?” … if the answer is no … shift your state and behaviour into a way that will.

Quickly, over time, you can build a new default mode operating system, new baseline, stabilize behind new feelings and build new neuro-associations and neural networks that propel you automatically towards the things you desire. Thus you can quickly learn to focus and relax like a monk, while getting to each the fabric of human emotions and pleasures that give life spice and variety.

The result, you get to BUILD THE BRAIN YOU DESIRE.


Chris Wyllie

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THE FAST FRONTAL LOBE FIX – Fixing your Brain’s Filter to Overcome Anxiety, Indecision, “Stuckness”


FIXING A FAULTY FILTER – How to OPTIMIZE YOUR BRAIN’S FILTER to Overcome Anxieties, Indecision, “STUCKNESS” & Be Laser Focused.

What do Depression, Anxiety, OCD & Procrastination have in common? 

What common issue do Autistic individuals and Entrepreneurs who are “STUCK” share?

The Answer: 


In this Article I go into full detail of the key mechanics of how the Brain & Mind work specifically in cases of:

  1. Indecision, “Stuckness”, Procrastination – A common problem among entrepreneurs, business professionals and students 
  2. Mental & Behavioural Disorders like OCD, Anxiety, Depression, Excessive Worrying, Anorexia/Bulimia
  3. Neurological Conditions like ADD, AUTISM 

I also dive deep into:

  •   High Performance, FLOW States & How to Architect your Genius and Creativity 

For you high performers, in this article I teach you the key mechanics of how to hack your brain for optimal learning, focus, productivity & performance. You high performers can learn many key insights that will take your game to the next level by observing what happens in the brain when it dysfunctions – so pay attention and find the key learnings in all the sections.

I created this article for both true BRAIN-HACKERS, and professionals, teachers, therapists, doctors and coaches to provide you with new insights about how the brain works, and how to develop precise control over your brain. If you want to learn the mechanics of how to optimize your own brain, and the brain function of your kids, clients and patients this comprehensive article is worth the read. A little time upfront developing a deep understanding of your brain, will streamline your success down the road. Lets get to it … 

The primary function of your BRAIN is as a an ANTENNA and FILTER.

You can leverage these properties of your brain to learn faster, think clearer, overcome anxiety, procrastination and “stuckness” and take more decisive action. I will show you how. From school to smarts to exquisite success in business this article, I lay out the strategies to program your brain for optimal motivation, decision-making, and success-driven behaviour. There are TWO EXTREMES: your brain’s filter may be under-active resulting in Autism, ADHD, Procrastination, “STUCKNESS” OR over-active resulting in OCD, Depression, Addictions & Self-Sabotaging Behavioural Habits.

However, whether you’re the CEO of Google or you’re a child with a learning disability, the fundamentals of optimizing the mechanics of your brain function are the same. The person with Depression, is not all that different than the Executive or Lawyer who has Anxiety, nor is the child with Autism all that different from the Entrepreneur who’s “STUCK” with indecision and procrastination. Let me explain so you can see where your brain is at … 

You can easily leverage the properties of your brain to ARCHITECT YOUR OWN GENIUS just like Einstein and Tesla did. In fact, Tesla was born with his senses so blown wide open, he received so much un-filtered sensory input it almost drove him crazy! Yet, in todays fast-paced information age, we face the opposite problem, our brain “shuts off” and is dulled to hyper-filter out information and sensory input as a protection mechanism in the face of the tsunami of stress and information. This cuts you off from your genius and creativity. But not to worry, you can quickly dis-inhibit your brain and begin opening the doors to perception & creativity with specific brain practices. 

How does your brain really work?

Just as an infinite amount of written language can be produced from a finite 26 letters in the English language, your brain has trillions of neuro-cortical connections and can generate an infinite number of things from one idea or thought. The GENERATIVE capacity of your brain allows for an infinite number of possibilities from just one thought, picture, internal voice or feeling. The human brain is designed to imagine, plan and create new realities. This is the power of our consciousness to organize and bring coherent structure to energy and information to create new realities we imagine in our minds. We are designed to see the world the way it’s not and then make it so. The brain is the ultimate LEARNING, CREATIVE, GENERATING MACHINE.

However, the brain not only GENERATES and CREATES, it also DELETES. Do you think “STUCK-NESS” is too much or too little deletion? 

The answer is BOTH. Some people constantly run thousands of scenarios all day long, and can never narrow down and focus their thoughts. Others become hyper-focused on one thing, one outcome, one scenario, one problem and can’t see past it. Same label “stuckness”, but two different processes occurring in the brain, and thus the brain training should be unique in each case.  

Now in order to prevent sensory & information overload, your brain takes the incoming information, energies & sensory stimuli in the universe and REDUCES and FOCUSES it into specific things. This narrowing of focus enables us to function more efficiently in the specific realm of the world we are aware of, but also closes us off from everything beyond our model of the world, that which our brain has blocked off. The Filter enhances efficiency but can lead to rigidity & block us from creativity. See below. 

For instance, the brain takes the combination of thoughts, feelings and physical sensations and REDUCES it to emotions,“I’m feeling Sad … I’m feeling Mad … I’m feeling Frustrated …I’m feeling Determined”. The FRONTAL LOBES play a key role in deleting the stimuli and sensory input our brain deems unimportant, and cognitively evaluating the combination of thoughts, feelings, sensations happening from moment to moment. What one person labels as anxiety, another may label as excitement. Each brain filter works differently, thats why being a brain specialist and optimizing each individual brain is so much fun.

When the brain doesn’t FILTER and REDUCE information effectively, you end up with schizophrenia (hallucinations, disconnection from reality), impulsivity (inability to regulate thoughts), ADD (inability to focus on task at hand), emotional volatility (difficulty regulating emotions), Indecision & over-thinking (mind races in loops), behavioural inflexibility (hyper-active filter) and neurological conditions like Autism (sensory overload).

If you’re an entrepreneur, and you’re not focused and lack clear business and marketing plans, the problem is your Frontal Lobes aren’t focusing your talents and skills, into clear, images and value for you to communicate to clients. The lack of business clarity is a reflection of the lack of clarity in your brain. In which case, Brain Training to strengthen your frontal lobes for focus, motivation & decision-making is key.

SPEECHWhen you speak your brain activates the word you’re thinking of and many other words which sound the same, and others which have similar meanings, simulataneously. The filter, the frontal lobes, then DELETES those other words, and focuses on the specific word you express. For example, the word: CAUGHT. When we think of “CAUGHT” other words are activated, like “Cot”, “Faught”, “Taught”, “Taut”, “Catch”.  Your Brain deletes these other words and you express CAUGHT. When the FILTER falters it leads to speech impediments like Autism, in which speech is muddled. The frontal lobes play a key role in regulating the activity and input from the auditory, visual and kinesthetic cortex.

KEY POINT:  In the brain everything is happening all the time. The nervous system is THE ANTENNA which receives incoming energy and stimuli, and the cortex, specifically the Frontal Lobes, DELETES most of it and tunes our mind to a specific IDEA, WORD, OR STREAM OF THOUGHTS – just like the radio channel.

If your brain is fuzzy, and you’re indecisive and unclear, and one part of your brain is saying one thing, and another saying something different, and you feel like you’re being pulled in different directions, your Brain isn’t tuning into a SPECIFIC, CLEAR CHANNEL. Implement FAST FILTER FIX BELOW. 

As mentioned, your brain perceives an infinite amount of sensory stimuli, and actively blocks most of it to prevent our conscious mind from being over-loaded. This narrowing of focus allows us to more efficiently pattern and act on the information we perceive to be important. Psychoactive drugs like LSD shut down the FILTER, and so heighten the range of sensory input and energy that we consciously access. The input was always there its just in your normal state of consciousness your brain was blocking it out. Our brains have a baseline level of LATENT INHIBITION, which is how inhibited our brain is to prevent neurological overload. The more technology, social media and information overload you’re exposed to, the more your brain increases its Latent Inhibition – this is a major problem for entrepreneurs and students working under high stress, as it dulls creativity. Media, news, television, all these features of the modern world shut off our brains. So not only is fake light, and EMF bad for the brain for the reasons Neurosurgeons such as Jack Kruse document, here is another insight as to why its so harmful for your cognition & creativity. 

Optimizing your creativity and genius requires that you doors to perception in your brain, which can be achieve with Neurolinguistic Programming, Meditation, Hypnosis, Brain Qigong, being in nature, martial arts, tonic herbs and natural nootropics, which all decrease the brain’s latent inhibition. Thus dis-inhibits your brain and heightens your awareness by, loosening your neurological FILTER so that you access more information, energies, and expansive states of consciousness. Follow the GENIUS GUIDE below to architect your genius.


Your brain is constantly bombarded with smells, sights, sounds and tastes but constantly, but only a tiny fraction actually reaches consciousness. Only 0.0001% of all the visual impressions that reach the retina of the eye are forwarded to the brain’s visual centre and most never reaches consciousness.

As a result of this natural PROTECTION MECHANISM against SENSORY OVERLOAD, the more we are bombarded with EMFs, fake lighting, information, stress, excitatory foods (especially processed foods), the more our brain raises its baseline rate of inhibition, blocking us off from more and more sensory input. This dulls creativity, which is exactly what we see in kids who use technology 24/7. This is a deeper neurological understanding of WHY fake, excitatory foods, like processed foods and processed sugars are kryptonite for your brain – they inhibit your brain in the long-term.

Latent inhibition is your brain’s ability to block information out of consciousness. LSD reduces latent inhibition and expands consciousness. Too much technology raises latent inhibition and so decreases our consciousness. Too much input over-burdens consciousness and therefore causes us to lose focus. Studies show sharp increase in consciousness in students who took a break from technology. And as I’ve seen on QEEG Brain Maps, qigong, meditation, NLP, brainpower nutrition, all markedly reduce latent inhibition and thus heighten focus & creativity. All the above re-calibrate and re-attune your senses. 

As mentioned, geniuses like Tesla, have very low levels of inhibition, and so their brain perceives a vaster array of energies, electromagnetic fields and sensory input, and states of consciousness facilitating greater creativity. Its much easier to architect new ideas and innovations without the “breaks being on in your brain”. In todays world, the reason people are only using a small fraction of their brainpower is because their brain has been “blocked and inhibited”, by the stressors, information & our lifestyle.

THE GENIUS GUIDE  – An Introduction

How to Unblock & Unlock The Magic in your Brain. (book to come). 

1.  MEDITATION– decreases the multiplicity of focus of attention, which at first increases Prefrontal Activation, heightening FOCUS & narrowing of thoughts usually on ONE THING, breathing, mantra, relaxation etc, and then“Turns Off” the filtering Frontal Lobes as the neurons habituate, dropping you down into deeper, less inhibited, states of consciousness where you access more of the information in your brain and unconscious mind. Meditation decreases the sheer amount of stimulation your brain is exposed to, thereby reducing your brain’s baseline rate of inhibition. Meditation is the perfect pit stop. All super-quantum computers need to be cooled in a dark room. Your brain is an even more miraculous super-computer which requires the same cooling and rejuvenation.

2.  TONIC HERBS –  Ginseng, Reishi, Goji, Cacao activate the full neuro-symphony by raising brain energy and neurotransmitter levels like Dopamine, Serotonin and beta-endorphins, balancing your brain, body and immune system. More balanced brain chemistry focuses an under active filter, and relaxes an over-active filter. Email to book a consult for what you need to balance your brain chemistry.

3.  HIGH INTENSITY EXERCISE (HIIT) – Highly Focused, Intense periods of Exercise forces your brain to engage your entire body’s resources to perform the task at hand. Over time, this trains your brain to focus at a more intense level, and access more of your neurological and energetic resources, to perform at a higher capacity when you work. Thus training you to operate at your peak brainpower when you work. HIIT raises dopamine, endorphins and serotonin which increase clarity, focus and cognitive flexibility. Did you know that Tesla was prescribed a daily exercise regimen to help stabilize his brain function? 

4.  MARTIAL ARTS and FINE MOTOR EXERCISE – Learning a Martial Art and Fine Motor Movements like Tai Chi, at first requires tremendous Frontal Lobe Activation and Conscious Focus. Over time, “the movements are automated into your body and procedural memory” into motor programs that run unconsciously and don’t require thinking. Thus Tai Chi becomes a Moving, Qigong, Meditation – when done properly. Thus, exercise over time allows your frontal lobes to decrease in activity, “take a break” allowing your filter to loosen, and the unconscious processes in your brain to take over. The result is you start to synchronize more with the universe, feel more balanced and flow like water and flow with “The WAY”. IN THESE HEIGHTENED FLOW STATES PERFORMANCE BECOMES EFFORTLESS. This makes it easier to access flow states in all areas of your life, such as when working in business. Building the neurological machinery in one area of your life, you can use to perform better in others.

Also repetitive movements like running help to trigger flow states, by repeatedly activating, thus habituating neurons, so that they shut off, giving you access to neuro-cortical pathways not regularly accessed during waking consciousness. Hence, “the Runner’s Trance.” 

5. BRAIN TRAINING & NEUROLINGUISTIC PROGRAMMING – With Neurofeedback your brain receives immediate feedback of its own activity, helping you learn to consciously control your brainwaves for heightened Focus, Memory, Creativity and performance. Neurotechologies like QEEG brain training, Neurofield & Neurofeedback are effective for re-wiring the brain. Neurolinguistic Programming and Hypnosis are important for optimizing your thinking processes, unconscious processes & automatic neurological motor programs aka “Your Habits”. The foundation of Neurolinguistic Programming is learning to use your mind in specific ways to be more motivated, more focused, and make better decisions to get the things you want, while eliminating the limiting beliefs, fears and past blockages that were getting in your way. Neurolinguistic Programming is best done by another person to you. As a student of Dr. Richard Bandler, the creator of NLP, I’ve learned the true, genuine Neurolinguistic Programming.

Back to how your brain works … 

As mentioned, your brain takes all the ideas and possibilities floating around in consciousness and DELETES the majority of these and focuses on something specific – this is the final task of the frontal lobes. The Frontal Lobes bring this information into conscious awareness. The same is true of your radio. Your Radio’s antenna accesses all the FM and AM channels simultaneously, but the information and music you hear, is from the specific channel you’re dialled into at that moment. What happens when your brain flips all over the place and can’t stick to a clear channel? ANXIETY, INDECISION, BRAIN FOG! Like a radio, your brain filters and deletes the information input of the other stations, in order to play the music clearly from the one station – the station playing at any given moment is akin to your conscious mind. Yet, you should know that your brain is the whole antenna, which is always accessing the entire range of frequencies. YOUR FILTER MAY JUST BE MAL-FUNCTIONING, in which case you may be tuned into a fuzzy frequency or the wrong channel, or you can’t STICK TO A CHANNEL (ADD!). DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, OVER-THINKING, WORRYING ALERT!!!

A second clear picture for you is that your brain works just like a google search. When you think or ask a question, your brain sorts and searches through the trillions of neuro-cortical connections, to activate particular neural networks. These neural networks are connected to many related pathways. Just like a Google Search, your conscious mind ACTIVELY SEARCHES  and “PULL UP” specific information as well as related information to what you searched from your unconscious. Your brain hierarchically shows you the closest matches. Once you’ve chosen a specific website or domain, the other options are deleted and you go straight to the website you’ve chosen. Just like surfing the WEB.

Consciously and unconsciously your brain is always running, like a car engine. Networks like your “DEFAULT MODE NETWORK” (DMN), which generate your sense of self, are always running. The DMN includes parietal lobes, which examine your relation to your surroundings, visual centres which process visual input, and your auditory cortex which connects to sounds and memories. The Frontal lobes then FILTER, DELETE, and FOCUS your conscious mind on what you believe is the relevant information. In Autistic kids I observe hyperactivity of default mode network, but poor frontal lobe regulation inhibiting clear distinctions of what is “self vs. other”, for example. This is why Autistic kids, rarely close their eyes as they lose, “their sense of self” when they do so. However, with brain training I’ve gotten autistic kids to the point where I can get them to relax, close their eyes and do all kinds of learning neuro-plasticity work.

Fixing a Faulty Filter

Working with tons of autistic kids, I see the tremendous activity going on in their brains. Their inability to consciously communicate their inner thoughts and ideas, precisely with language, may be caused by poor frontal lobe function, resulting in an inability to FILTER OUT AND FOCUS on specific information. Hence, speech comes out as a jumbled mess.

Its important to note that there is a difference between language reception/comprehension and language production pathways. So even though your child may yet to be speaking clearly, be very careful what you say to them. It all gets in, even though it doesn’t all come out. We understand language before we produce it.

NEUROLOGICAL BACKGROUND: Generally speaking, in Autism, the developing fetus is exposed to a stress response which activates the mother’s immune system. This can be caused by an infinite number of stressors, such as infection, EMF, biologic stressors which hyper-activate the mothers immune system which then attacks fetal brain proteins and leads to premature mass release of BDNF Brain Derived Nerve Growth Factor. This causes the entire cortex of the developing brain to glue and glob together”. As a result, the entire brain links and fires at the same time whenever one part is stimulated. This is why autistic kids are SOOOO sensitive to stimuli, because each sensory input activates their entire brain, and results in over-stimulation. Unfortunately under stressful conditions, what fails to happen in the developing brain is the precise specialization of the local brain regions like the prefrontal cortex. A major part of brain development is that each brain region becomes highly specialized to perform the specific tasks its designed for. For example, the frontal lobes play a major role in Language, Speech, Cognition & Decision-Making. In Autism many centres of the brain like the prefrontal language centres do not fully develop their full degree of specialization as in normal kids. So neuroplasticity training is necessary to develop the precise specialized function of specific brain regions, and deeply develop stronger neural networks, across brain regions that control language, speech, motor function, coordination and cognition.

Since the frontal lobes FILTER and DELETE, in the Autistic brain there’s tremendous activity, but the frontal lobes, don’t fully filter that information to enable the child to specifically FOCUS ON and thus EXPRESS one idea, one word, one thought coherently at a time. Autism may be tied to a poor NEURO-CORTICAL SPECIALIZATION and thus require very precise Neuroplasticity training, just like you can read about in Dr. Norman Doidge’s book, “The Brain’s Way of Healing”. 

In my work with autistic kids I see clear differences in how they spatially represent and access information, which I notice by the way their eyes move, and body orients. What may be perceived as lack of eye contact, and difficulty communicating, may just be a difference in how autistic kids spatially represent and access information in their brain.

As mentioned above, as it related to language, before we say any word, we think of the word, and in the process our brain generates all potential words that sound similar, and has similar meaning- taught, caught, fought, told, tout. The brain deletes those other words, and focuses on one specifically. This is the job of the Frontal Lobes, to take language which is generated unconsciously and then express specific words, ideas, thoughts. 

THE BRAIN’S FILTERING FUNCTION is exemplified by the Classic Case we learn in Neuroscience – that of Phineas Gage.

Phineas Gage, was working on a railroad and had an iron rod go through his frontal lobes. After this incident he experienced extreme personality changes, as he now had NO FILTER to control the emotional shifts. With his frontal lobes destroyed he was left with no filter to delete the waves of emotional activity, and personality fluctuations going on in head. We all get mad, and there are all times, where we want to, “curse, fight and tell people off”, but our frontal lobes regulate that internal activity, and select something more appropriate to say. Thats when the frontal lobes are working well of course. (IMPULSIVITY ALERT!) When the frontal lobes aren’t working right, we don’t filter and speak language optimally. In fact, the frontal lobes don’t fully finish developing until age 25-27 which is why adolescents, teens and young adults are prone to impulsive behaviour – their frontal lobes, they’re FILTERS, are not fully developed. They’ve yet to fully develop their ability to DELETE inappropriate behaviours and so are more apt to act impulsively.

At the same time, for individuals with learning and language disabilities, the filtering abilities of the brain are off which is why they may produce word salad, jumbled speech etc.

The more you or your child is prone to impulsive behaviour, the more brain training for their frontal lobes they need, with Neurofeedback, Neurofield, Neurolinguistic Programming & my own proprietary Neuroplasticity Protocols.


If you’ve taken psychoactive drugs like LSD, you know that they open the doorways to perception, enabling you to see colours, energies, fields you don’t normally. They do this by shutting down the filtering mechanisms in the brain. Thus giving you access to more of your unconscious activity and a larger spectrum of sensory stimuli. This can be very useful for allowing you to experience more than you normally do and thus expanding your model of the world. However, the most effective way to open the doors to perception is with the doors to perception. This can be done with hypnosis, NLP, meditation, qigong etc. 

MEDITATION and TAI CHI are extremely effective in shutting down the normal FILTERING AND DELETION MECHANISMS of the brain, thereby allowing you to access more of your brainpower. In fact, with meditation, and tai chi (moving meditation), the repetitious, rhythmic movements, and rhythmic breathing lead to a “calming & TURNING OFF” of the deletion mechanisms in the brain, expanding your ability to tune into energies and information in the universe. With meditation and tai chi, repeated activation causes the frontal lobes to habituate, “turn off”, thus you access deeper dimensions of emotions, memory  and unconscious activity and sensory input from the auditory, visual and kineasthetic cortices. This is why meditation and tai chi, are profound for expanding your energy, consciousness and creativity.

SCHOOL SYSTEM ALERT: unfortunately our school system’s hyper-analytical focus on rote, pure left-brain learning, causes hyper development of THE FILTER and DELETION mechanisms of the frontal lobes. Since learning is all frontal, “it’s there for the test and then its gone”. Worse this approach cuts us off from our CREATIVITY. The result is the creative juices, the passion, the expansion of our children’s minds and the way they think, narrows and becomes rigid, as opposed to rich and fluid. WE NEED TO TEACH KIDS IN A WAY THAT THEIR BRAIN LEARNS BEST. MOST IMPORTANTLY, WE NEED TO TEACH KIDS HOW THEIR BRAIN WORKS, & HOW LEARNING WORKS, SO THAT WAY THEY CAN DISCOVER THE BEST WAYS THAT THEY LEARN.

We should teach kids how to expand their brain’s capabilities to become good at art, math, science, english, all the fundamental fields, so that they really can discover what they’re passionate about. Instead of specializing and narrowing, we should be expanding the range of expertise that students develop.

So what would be the key upgrades to the School System?


  1. More Physical Activity – increases Neurogenesis, thought coordination & cognition
  2. Focused Relaxation – In states of relaxation, inhibitions, and hyperactive frontal activity are reduced, and thus fears, anxieties and learning impediments start to dissolve, and creativity is heightened.
  3. Application & Whole Brain ActivityArt, Music, Engineering – Reward & Application raise Dopamine, as it gives students a purpose and motivation for learning.
  4. Teach Kids SUPER-LEARNING – teaching kids how their brain works, and how to optimize learning, memory, focus, creativity. 


  1. Deliberate Focused Concentration – Uninterrupted Full Focus on the task at hand – be it reading writing learning homework etc. Blocked periods of time, no distractions. 
  2. Brain Training – Neurofeedback & Neurofield – proven to be as or more effective than medication for improving focus and concentration
  3. Dopamine Boosting Brainpower Nutrition – Ample healthy fats, protein, and Brain Specific Nutrients, Superfoods and Herbs
  4. Neurolinguistic Programming – increase your control over your mind and thought processes.
  5. High Intensity Interval Exercise – short intense bursts of exercise, boosts endorphins and dopamine
  6. Focused Meditation – Taoist meditation focus on one point, drop into Emptiness for deep regeneration.
  7. Brainwave Entrainment & Music to access Super-Learning States before & during Study’s.


How to FREE A HYPER-ACTIVE FILTER in cases of Depression, OCD, Over-thinking, Hesitation, Lack of Focus, Inaction

Depression and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, OCD, are cases of EXTREME FILTERING by the brain, whereby the brain filters out much of the sensory stimuli and experiences and hyper-focuses on something specific – often a negative traumatic experience, person or behaviour. When it comes to depression, depressed individuals often have happy, positive feelings and experiences just like regular people, but their brain FILTERS out and DELETES these good experiences and instead focuses on bad memories, bad pictures, bad movies with the bad feelings attached to them. In the case of PTSD, the brain hyper-focuses on one specific memory or a stream of related negative memories. With these experiences blown up so big and intense, and such powerful adrenaline & kinaesthetic response it can cause the rest of their life and regular life to seem, “dull, drab and unmoving”. In extreme depression, the brain hyper-focuses on remembered bad experiences or constantly plays out negative scenarios happening in the future. I work with tons of these types of clients and every little thing, they’re constantly analyzing themselves thinking, “what if this happens …”, “what if that happens …” and run all kinds of scenarios where they see bad outcomes playing out. It’s bad planning. These individuals are so busy in their head that life passes them by.

In these cases, Neurolinguistic Programming is very effective for changing the focus and direction of the brain. Balancing brain neurochemistry simultaneously is critical in order for to facilitate greater mind control, and link these mental changes across the full spectrum of brain states.

Obsessive Compulsives similarly are zeroed in on specific behaviours and things, which constitutes the obsession and the compulsion is the need to act on it. You may obsessively worry about stressors, fears, anxieties, judgments of others, in which case your brain filters out good possibilities, and instead focuses on a few specific possibilities, usually bad ones, which your brain may be making BIG, BRIGHT, and CLOSE in your mind, thus creating bad feelings in your body.

THE KEY: The problem isn’t that you’re obsessing, the problem is that you don’t have the control to turn it ON and OFF and aim your obsessions. You should be able to put the things you want into the obsession machine in your mind, and go after them with absolute compulsion. Bruce Lee and every great athlete and entrepreneur is obsessed with mastering their craft.

HYPOCHONDRIAC ALERTFINE TUNE YOUR BRAIN – Realize that every obsessive loop, has an ending point at which point the loop re-sets. Obsessives and hypochondriacs who wash their hands tens of times, reach a point in each loop where they turn the water “off”. This is the point at which you as the practitioner need to create a new loop which connects to the end of that loop, as opposed to the end of that loop just triggering it to start over again. These fine mechanics are key. 

How do you know when to turn the water off? Do you get a certain feeling? What changes in your mind and body just before you turn the water off? These are the kinds of questions I ask clients to enable them to consciously access and begin controlling these unconscious automated processes, which is just a habit that a person has practiced thousands of times and thus neurologically become very good at.

OCD ALERT!  People with OCD are looking for COMFORT. What they need are to be taught more effective ways to feel comfort. With NLP & Brain Training I teach them how to relax and feel comfort. Neurologically OCD is tied to several neurotransmitter imbalances, specifically with GABA and Serotonin. GABA is “the OFF button” for the brain and serotonin increases neuro-flexibility and sense of calm and comfort. See this Brain Map, and red lines of HYPER-COHERENCE that show how the brain of a person with OCD is “locked in”. This is correctable with Brain Training.



Remember, being obsessive isn’t a bad thing, and in fact, is a very good thing WHEN ITS AIMED & CONTROLLED IN A USEFUL DIRECTION. Titanic entrepreneurs are obsessed with learning and innovating in their business. And if you’re a smart man, you’ll be obsessed with loving, caring and making your wife happy!

The problem is that most people don’t know how to:


Anorexics and Bulimics do what they do, because they feel they’re eating is the only thing they can control. But yet paradoxically its out of control because they can’t turn hunger ON and OFF. Every ON switch needs an off switch – ESPECIALLY IN YOUR BRAIN. 


“The most important ability for human beings to develop is the AWARENESS and ability to PAY ATTENTION to their brain and senses, and be able to shift their brains state at will. To turn Motivation, ON AND OFF, turn excitement ON and OFF, turn relaxation ON and OFF, turn stress ON and OFF” 


Indecision, hesitation and procrastination, occur when your brain goes in loops and loops, and often your brain is constantly running scenarios without a clear EXIT point to connect thinking to action. Ultimately the product of our thoughts will be some feeling and action. 

Like a mathematical model, your thinking processes have an initial TEST (an initial place to start. i.e. you see a business AD and then start to think about your business), then an OPERATION (thinking processes) and then a final TEST (often which idea feels the strongest) and EXIT (point at which you move into action). Your thinking processes need to have a final TEST and EXIT, otherwise the operations and scenarios keep playing out in your mind and nothing ever gets done.

You need to learn how to be more precise with THE OPERATIONS of your brain, make sure you’re using the right neuro-cortical pathways and thus THINKING PROCESSES for the task at hand. Then you need a strong FINAL TEST, which generally will be a strong feeling, that a particular action is most appropriate for the situation.


1. Keep THE OUTCOME you want in mind, so that way you can TEST which thoughts & ideas will most effectively get your there. 

2. Use the appropriate thinking process for the task at hand. Making your business plan for the next year should be a different & more elaborate system, than motivating yourself to get to the gym. The mental processing you use should MATCH the complexity of the task. We  are notorious for making things more complicated than they need to be. Like diet, nutrition, exercise etc. 

You need to strengthen your brain’s ability to filter our the garbage and focus on the fastest, most efficient routes to success. The neurotransmitter Dopamine is what hones on our brain into solutions to “LOCK IN” and “SAVE THAT ONE” and keeps our mind focused on the target that we want to achieve. When dopamine is low, our brain tends to run wild.

High levels of dopamine are critical when learning, especially science. I read tons of journals, articles and books, and most of the information is garbage, so I don’t assimilate into my brain, but I’ll find the few golden nuggets of wisdom that make it worthwhile. Much of the information on the brain and science, especially on the internet is questionable, so you need a strong filter, that like on a computer puts most of the non-sense into the garbage bin and the gems of wisdom, you save and elaborately file and encode in your memory.

Dopamine increases pattern recognition, planning, executive function, and attention. The Prefrontal Cortex is the thinking part of our brain, which evaluates ideas, scenarios and then make decisions about what to act on. When Dopamine levels are high, we are very action-oriented towards what we want. This is because DOPAMINE, helps to increase the FOCUS of our thoughts on specific targets. When dopamine is low in your brain you become indecisive and your thoughts run in loops with no EXIT.  DOPAMINE is a key to DECISIVE ACTION. It strengthens your Brain’s Focusing and Filtering Abilities. DOPAMINE = FOCUS. The genius guide & strategies above all raise DOPAMINE! Do them!

The other key neuro-chemical, to “FREE” a HYPER-ACTIVE FILTER, and increase cognitive flexibility for OCD’s, the Depressive’s, and those who feel “Stuck” and “Blocked” is: SEROTONIN. Meditation, Weight Lifting, Tai Chi, Sunlight and Super-Brain Beverages like the Loving Libido Mocha, all raise Serotonin. Cacao is a fantastic serotonin booster that increases brain flexibility. The Loving Libido mocha helps with OCD, Depression and excessive worrying. I serve all kinds of these brain beverages to my clients.

Taking control of your brain is the essence of Neuroplasticity! We are the one being on this planet, that can actively PROGRAM, the PROGRAMMING of ourselves. By changing the way you think, and how you use your brain, you change how the neuro-cortical pathways wire and fire in your brain. Moreover, with precise brain training you can change the brainwave frequencies your brain regions resonate at when they do fire, and create deep lasting changes in the unconscious process that drive your behaviour. You can WIRE YOUR BRAIN FOR SUCCESS, to be “in the zone” across all areas of your life and across all states of consciousness.

Reset your brain’s automatic. Science shows that your brain fires a fraction of a second before we become conscious of our thoughts. The brain “primes us” for behaviour. It is this magical interval between brain activation and our behaviour where we have the opportunity to re-wire our brains SET-POINT. This is where the POWER OF CONSCIOUSNESS comes into play and how you can use your mind to change how your brain “Automatically” fires and responds to situations. You can re-wire fear to determination, hesitation to wanton “GO FOR IT”, anxiety to relentless tenacity.

In fact, Design Human Engineering (DHE), is a course taught by my mentor Dr. Richard Bandler, which is an evolution of NLP. The foundation of which is teaching you how to develop precise control over your own brain, to expand your thinking. Expanding your brain’s thinking capacities starts with learning how to consciously control the form and modalities in which you think. For example, when we feel certain feelings, those feelings have particular properties or sub-modalities. These components include location, pressure, speed, temperature, directionyou need to learn how to consciously control and manipulate these variables. Feelings are not “just things that happen to you”, they are neurological activity, which our brain evaluates and labels, “fear, anger, happiness”. You can learn to consciously take control of your feelings.

Developing precise control over your brain, starts with learning to control each individual variable, each sub modalities of your thinking while holding the others constant – thereby helping you develop greater precision over the elements of your brain.

The variables of our mental processes boil down to five representational systems, visual, auditory, kinaesthetic, gustatory, olfactory.

The three major representational systems we think in are Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic. For example, we imagine scenarios playing out in our mind (visual), we hear internal dialogue playing in our mind (auditory), and we feel certain feelings, for example, anxiety, butterflies in stomach before big events (kinesthetic). Now its not you are a “visual” or “auditory” person, these are just the representational systems that our brain uses to inform our conscious mind of what we’re thinking. They are the form & structure of our thoughts.

We use all three representational systems all the time, although we each have a tendency to use one particular system more than others, this is your dominant representational system.

Now each representation system will have certain properties. Visual thoughts, will have variables like size, shape, location, distance, brightness, associated (looking through your own eyes) /dissociated (looking at yourself), colour/black & white etc.

For auditory processes, the variables, will be volume, tempo, pitch, rhythm, location, among others. Kinesthetic processes, will have a particular location, speed, size, pressure, temperature. These are the variables of your thinking.

Like a mathematical equation, the sequencing and combination of the variables will lead to a different mental formula, and its PRODUCT -> ACTION. By developing precise control over each variable and then starting to combining different variables together, you will begin to find the best combinations for motivating yourself, making decisions, goal-setting, and creativity. This is where the fun of experimenting and pimping out your brain begins, and optimizing other people’s brain as a brain specialist. Manipulating and developing precise control of these variables in their mind are what geniuses like Tesla and Einstein did naturally, and are in fact highly learnable skills.

Let me give you an example for Practice:


Think of an absolutely wonderful memory with a good feeling associated with it OR think of something your really, really want – like that Brain, that Body, that Life you Desire! Its time for you to step inside that optimized you.

As you think of the memory or what you desire, you’ll get a feeling that you will feel is the strongest in a particular part of your body. This constitutes the location of the feeling. In addition to location this feeling will have many properties to it like, movement, spin, speed, pressure, temperature, soft/hard. How does the feeling move in your body? Does it move up, down, clockwise/counterclockwise through your body?  How about pressure, is it a strong, intense feeling or a light feeling? 

Now hold all the other variables constant, and move the feeling forward in your body just a little bit, does that feel better or worse? Then bring it back.

Learn to control each component one by one, by changing one component at a time while holding all the other variables constant. For example, as per above, change the location of the feeling, move it up, move it down, move it forwards and backwards, and see which location you like best. As you experiment, certain directions and locations will feel better than others, and in doing so, you’re learning about how your brain works, and what makes it work best. Precise practice will lead to precise control. 

Now lets work on the VISUAL. Think of that wonderful memory, pull it up in your mind and see it now. Notice is it a slide (a still picture) or a movie – a series of slides playing out? Can you turn the picture into a movie? Can you hold the movie still at the most wonderful moment? 

Next, hold everything else constant and start to control the size of the happy memory. Make it smaller, than make it bigger, and continue until its panoramic and its beaming down on you.

The more you deliberately activate those neurocortical pathways in your brain, the stronger they become and more easily you can access and control them. Practice does make perfect in the brain.

In summary, your BEHAVIOUR, which is the result of what you think and feel, is the product of Brain Mathematics. While the mathematics are complex and we aren’t always aware of all the variables that are working in our mind, the process for developing conscious control over your brain is simple. With highly focused concentration you can both extend the range of each specific variable and expand the range of variables in your mind, in which you think. 

Ultimately, the Output of your BRAIN’S MATHEMATICS are YOUR ACTIONS – what you actually do. Thereby the greatest test of the effectiveness of your brain function, is how you’re performing in your personal and professional life.

Are you highly motivated? Are you feeling purposeful, passionate, happy? Are you executing your dreams? Are you getting things done exquisitely and efficiently or are things long and laborious? 

To get more motivated, I recommend your paint a new picture on top of that happy memory, a picture of the OPTIMIZED YOU that you want to become. See yourself acting, being and doing all the things you want to be able to do. Be as precise and make it as detailed as possible. Keep adjusting the picture/movie, the size, the location, the focus, until it becomes something you DESIRE and are pulled towards.

As you can see the variables of our consciousness, how we think and the activities of our brain, can be represented with mathematical equations. By identifying these variables and understanding how our brain works, we can extend the range of each of the variables in our mind (adding new dimensions to our thinking – moving from 2D visual to 3D visual to 4D), as well as extending the range of the variables we think in, to generate more possibilities for our life, behaviour and consciousness,  while simultaneously building a better, faster, more efficient, more expanded BRAIN – NEURO-PLASTICITY AT ITS FINEST.

Soon with math and science, we will be able to generate equations that represent the brain, consciousness and the universe, which enable us to better understand, predict and act in the universe. The ability to predict and go into the future is what our brains are designed to do.

And now you know that your brain is a powerful filter, by strengthening the filtering capacities of your brain, you can start to program yourself to be happier, more focused, more motivated and more oriented towards success than you’ve ever been before. 

Ohhh don’t isn’t the power of neuroplasticity just magical?


Are you tired of learning the slow, boring, difficult way???

How would your life change if you learned at 2X the speed and remembered 3X more accurately, so that you could accomplish so much more, in so much less time??? 

Did you know that it isn’t true that you aren’t “artistic”, you aren’t “creative”, you aren’t good at things like “math” or “writing” or that you have a poor memory?  You just haven’t learned the best strategies to be good at those things YET. All you need to do is install the right mental software programs in your brain to be able to perform tasks, like memory and creativity, proficiently. Your brain is just like a computer, a super-quantum computer in fact, and just as you need the most updated software programs on your computer to produce cutting-edge projects, your brain requires the optimal mental processes and systems for you to learn and remember best. Just like memory champions, spelling champions, and genius’ like Einstein, you need to arm your brain with SUPER-BRAIN STRATEGIES. You see it’s not about your genes or your DNA, but rather about what YOU DO with your brain, how you think, and how you use your brain, which thereby changes the wiring of your Brain. Better mental strategies equals better brain wiring equals better results. Think of how embarrassing it would be to bring a Microsoft Windows 1998 Powerpoint to a Google MasterMind Session. You wouldn’t. Similarly, you need to STOP using your brain the slow, outdated, horse-and-buggy way and START to install the right mental strategies to get the right results.

From helping kids super-learn in the classroom to helping executives acquire high skills at high speed, such as Time Dilation, and Heightened States of Focus, Energy and Creativity this blog is about teaching you the simple steps to enhancing your ability to learn. Teachers, Parents, Super-Learners, High Performers gear up … this blog has everything you need to know to become a Super-Learner!!!

You see there’s nothing special about the brains of memory champions, elite athletes, super-mental athletes and hyper-creative people, what’s different is what they DO with their brain. I’m going to show you how to use your brain to become a super-learner … and yes build a healthier, stronger brain in the process!

We’re all looking for ways to be more productive. Imagine if you had been able to escape the labels and limitations you learned growing up … “I’m not good at math”, “my memory is garbage”, “I’m not artistic” … or “you’re not creative”, “you’re not talented enough” all the non-sense your teachers and parents may have said …  and rather were such an effective learner that you could learn and do well at whatever you desired – science, business, art, philosophy – whatever you desired. What was stopping you? YOUR BRAIN. What’s the solution? YOUR BRAIN. Your Brain is a Learning Machine. Up to this point you just haven’t learned “HOW” to remember, “HOW” to learn precisely, “HOW” you can use your Brain to learn and become good at whatever you desire. That changes, NOW.

COMPETENCE builds CONFIDENCE. EXPERIMENTATION –> EVOLUTIONWith an accelerated ability to learn, you could confidently move out into the world start to experiment and try out many different fields and disciplines, and so put yourself in the position to discover where your true passions really lie. Perhaps you don’t know what your “path”, your “career”, your “future” is, because you haven’t armed yourself with the learning ability to discover and uncover the full depths of your talents. Learning is the ultimate resource. Money, Success, Fame, Fortune, Significance and Contribution in the World will be attained by the most effective learners, thinkers and creators.

I remember my teachers telling me how difficult subjects like Calculus were going to be. And based on how they taught Calculus, it was difficult!!! The problem is that in the education system, kids aren’t taught “how” to be effective learners. They aren’t taught the skills and abilities to learn, and this is the first most important thing! We’re just thrown into war without any armour to do battle with – this is what we do to kids in our school system! We are bombarded with endless content without the strategies on  to most effectively process, encode, store and retain the information. Not only that, these mountains of information are boring!!! We need to start Teaching Excellence.

Our brains are designed to pattern information, FAST …not slow and laboriously … and as the information explosion continues, theres more and more information and more and more overwhelm & chaos that builds in your brain. I’m talking to you if you’re a CEO of a major corporation as much as if you’re in the 8th grade. Every one is in desperate need of extra brainpower to be able to handle the growing information. Not only that the ability to synchronize your brain, connect the dots and think laterally and non-linearly is PRICELESS, because everyone has access to the information. Now the BIG BUCKS, the Noble Prizes, the Mega Careers will be earned by those who can think both Linearly and Non-Linearly. 

Since we’re flooded with content, we need to build the machinery in our mind to learn, remember and organize the content in our brain effectively. In essence, we need to become Super-Learners. My book The Brainpower Breakthrough dedicates an entire chapter to Super-Learning, and in this blog and the full Super-Learning Series I will give you the step by step guide to optimizing your brain, learning and memory.

So lets dive into it … here are the the two fundamental ingredients of super-learning for you, for your kids and for the entire education system.

The First most important factor in learning is MOTIVATION. Above all, your brain has to be in the optimal state for you to learn information accurately. Your brain has to be bathed in all the juicy neuro-chemicals that fuel learning and increase neuronal activation if you are to learn anywhere close to your capabilities. RIGHT STATE = RIGHT RESULTS.

Do you get complaints from teachers that your son or daughter is zoning out in class? Did you use to zone out in class when your were a kid? Do you zone out in meetings, presentations and while working today? 

If so it’s because you’ve been taught that learning must be slow and boring, and as a result it is. Since teaching methods are so boring, you WILL have a tendency to zone out and explore more interesting things in your brain – I don’t blame you!!! I remember doing the same! You see, if you’re zoning out in a Theta-brain state, you’re not in the optimal state to be processing and storing information. Not only that if you’re in a THETA BRAIN STATE zoning out in class, then when the test comes and you’re thrown into a BETA BRAIN STATE (faster brainwaves) because of the anxiety and pressure of the test, you’re not going to be able to access any of the information in your brain. I work with so many brilliant kids, especially those with Asperger’s who freeze up on big tests and in social settings, where their brain goes into stress mode, and mind goes BLANK or TOO FAST and FALLS OFF THE TRACKS. I know I had panic and anxiety attacks my entire life.

The key for Super-Learning is Relaxed, Focused Concentration – Body Relaxed, Mind Shooting Ahead. 

In order to have optimal neurochemicals and Brain Juice for learning you need to be MOTIVATED. 

How can you increase Motivation to Learn? 

Boost Dopamine – Dopamine is a “gas pedal” neuro-transmitter that increases mental energy, focus, mood and working memory. Dopamine is the pleasure, reward neurotransmitter that gets released when we succeed/win at something, fall in love, or SCORE SOMETHING!!! … score a goal in hockey, score a girl at the bar, score a new business account. Score, Score, Score!!! With more Dopamine you will soar to higher scores indeed. Many forms of ADD, and ADD Symptoms (Brain Fog, Distractibility) are associated with low Brain Voltage. Low Brain Voltage = low cognitive energy = low Motivation. Blue Brain as we see on Brain Maps. Tired, Brain Fog, cranky, closed off to new ideas? You need to raise Dopamine.

So how can you raise your Dopamine levels? 

  1. SUNLIGHT at the Right Times – The Amino acid tyrosine, and all biogenic amines which fuel learning, including serotonin, are light sensitive aromatic amino acids, meaning the sun’s full spectrum rays increase the levels of these neuro-chemicals in our brain. The best time for you to get sunlight is in the AM between 8AM – NOON. This increases melatonin release in the evening to facilitate sleep as well. God said let there be light!!! Get in the light, and light up your brain folks! AM sunlight synchronizes the clock and timing mechanisms of hormone and neurotransmitter release in the brain. It normalizes and re-sets cortisol cycles, while re-charging your cells batteries to help you overcome ADRENAL FATIGUE. However, you must be able to “Hold Electrical Charge” which is where MEDITATION, QIGONG, TAI CHI, and Brainpower Nutrition, specifically DHA, are essential. If you’re into bio-hacking, then AM sunlight is your first and fore-most bio-hack. If you want to take things to the next level, do a standing Qigong Meditation, while barefoot on the grass – Game-Changing.
  2. BRAINPOWER NUTRITION – lots of healthy fats, and protein. By consuming lots of healthy fats and protein, for breakfast it raises Dopamine levels in the brain, and increases Focus, Energy and Cognitive Performance. This is true for you in your business and your kids in the classroom. Most importantly, you need to consume lot’s of DHA, the magical fatty acid in seafood. DHA is a component of all cell membranes, and is present in all the most vital places in your brain, especially at the synapses, where neurons connect and learning occurs. More DHA = more synaptic plasticity = increased interconnection of neurons = increased neurotransmitter receptors (DHA forms the membrane) = ENHANCED LEARNING & COGNITIVE ABILITIES.  More DHA = increased Brain Energy Levels = more Dopamine. First, consume DHA via food, so that it’s in the proper geometric position to be magnetically drawn to your brain. Second, as a “supplemental strategy” you can consume a High DHA fish oil if needed. For Brain Fuel, consume lots of Coconut Oil and MCT, fatty acids which convert into ketone bodies which are the favourite, clean-burning, super-fuel for neurons.

For example, for both Executives & Entrepreneurs AND kids with Autism, ADD, I recommend a fairly similar BRAINPOWER NUTRITION Game-plan:

Morning: Consume Super-Brain Beverage such as Bulletproof Coffee or Hormone Heaven Beverage.

Bulletproof Coffee:

  • 1-2 Cups of Single Origin, Organic Coffee 
  • 1-2 Tbsp MCT Oil 
  • 1-2 Tbsp of Grass-Fed Butter or even better Organic Ghee 

Hormone Heaven Beverage:

  • 1-2 Cup of Tea – Pu erh tea or Longevity Tea from Dragon Herbs or Warm Water
  • 1-2 tbsp Cacao Powder
  • 1-2 tbsp MCT Oil
  • 1-2 tbsp Organic Coconut Oil
  • opt. 1 tsp of Organic Ghee

*** Then blend these beverages up into a warm, creamy delicious, morning delight.

Then … a Brain Breakfast comprising 2 Whole Eggs & Wedge of Avocado or 2 Whole Eggs + Piece of Left-Over Salmon or even Smoked Salmon.


The fundamentals of Brainpower Nutrition are taking the most powerful Brain Foods from each culture and discipline worldwide and combining them into one balanced brain-optimizing plan. The foundation and components of Brainpower Nutrition are:

  1. Healthy Fats, specifically DHA (wild fish and seafood) to build brain cell membranes and neuro-synapses to increase learning & brain function, phospholipids such as Choline from Egg Yolks, and fats which are Fabulous Brain Fuel, including Coconut Oil and MCT oil.
  2. High quality protein – Wild Seafood, Wild Fish, Grass-Fed Meats – Grass-Fed Beef, Elk, Bison, Lamb, Eggs.
  3. Anti-Inflammatory High Powered Vegetables and Herbs – Unlimited Greens, and lots of herbs like Tumeric, Ginger, Basil, Rosemary, Cilantro, Oregano (all of which are heavy metal removers)
  4. SUPER-FOODS and Tonic Herbs – like Cacao, Reishi Mushroom, and Ginseng.
  5. WILD Spring Water – most importantly high quality water.


Did you have a tendency to fidget in class? Did you get in trouble in class for moving around a lot? Do you get in trouble for moving around in your job today?  I have lots of friends who’ve been labelled as “ADHD”, and who like to move and walk around when making calls and doing work … are these really bad habits or is there a good reason for these “bad” habits? … 

Here’s what you need to know about your Brain – Your Brain works Perfectly. What I mean by this is that your Brain is always going to drive you to engage in behaviours that “SELF-CORRECT” and BALANCE your neurochemistry, to fill the voids and raise the neuro-chemicals you’re deficient in. Your brain will always do its best job to self-regulate. The only problem is that the types of behaviours people are typically driven too usually give you a quick-burst and then leave your brain more depleted (Ex: Sugars & Processed Foods, Drugs, Behavioural Addictions etc.) Likewise, the same applies to most behaviours you engage in including hyper-activity – your brain is driving you to engage in them as a way to self-correct the neurological imbalances.

Have you noticed that kids labelled with “ADHD” move around a lot??? Do you think its a good idea to medicate them, or do you think there’s a perfectly good reason why these kids need tendency to constantly move??? 

Of course there’s a reason. MOVEMENT raises DOPAMINE. Movement thereby helps your brain to focus, pay attention, learn and remember. Rather than dulling and dimming kids down, movement should be integrated into learning programs. Kids should not be chemically cut off. And so how can we combine more movement, which equals more dopamine, which equals better focus and attention for kids in school? 

  1. Add in Vigorous Exercise for at least 20 minutes – Extreme Yang (exertion of energy) increases Yin (relaxation). The more you can get kids physically exerting themselves, the more they’ll be able to relax comfortably in the classroom. You want to train your brain to be able to shift states on demand. By increasing your ability to fire and activate your nervous system, you extend your ability to relax on the other end – just imagine pulling an elastic band in one direction, the more you pull, the further it’ll spring back in the opposite direction. 
  2. Fine Motor Movements – Fine motor movement activities such as Qigong, Tai Chi and Yoga, which require precise muscular and nervous system coordination are the ultimate brain boosters. By activating the cerebellum and sensory motor regions, which coordinate fine motor movements, this increases the plasticity and coordination of thinking and cognition. Everything is connected. Not only that, the cerebellum houses 50% of the neurons in your brain, and movement has been proven to promote neurogenesis, the growth of new neurons. If you’re looking for “Cognitive Enhancement Brain Training”  learn an energy practice like Qigong or Tai Chi, it’s the ultimate brain-hacking practice – it totally knocks sitting at a computer and playing brain games out of the park!!!

I teach all these exercises, movements, and activities to kids and students as part of my Little Warriors Workshop – see Events Calendar. 



Neuro-Association is about teaching kids “how” to operate their brain. How to build the triggers and switches in their brain to shut on and shut off relaxation, shut on and shut off heightened focus and attention, shut on and shut off their mathematical mind, musical mind, philosophical mind, analytical mind, and to access the right state at the right time for the right results

Your brain is like a Computer, a Super-Quantum Computer in fact. Quite simply, you have your underlying hardware, your neurology and then you have the software operating systems – your mind, thinking & consciousness – which runs through the hardware. By using your mind and installing effective mental strategies and operating systems, you can change your neurology and neurochemistry to access heightened states of learning and memory. I teach all these mental strategies in my workshops.


For example, visualize a full Blackboard in your mind in a particular location in your mental space … before you begin to learn specific material access a particular feeling, ideally one of success and accomplishment which makes you feel relaxed and alert … then begin to absorb material in this relaxed and alert state with this feeling … as you do begin to ADD information – diagrams, equations etc. – to the BLACKBOARD or WHITEBOARD (whatever you prefer) in your mind … then with all the information on your BOARD, see the information confirm that its correct, feel the good feeling, and store it in a particular place in your mind … then BOOM its locked in your brain and all you need to do is look in that place in your mind & feel that same feeling to access that specific information. First, the DEPTH & EXTENSIVENESS of information ENCODING increases the STRENGTH OF THE INFORMATION & MEMORY CONSOLIDATION. The more senses engaged and the more elaborate the encoding, the more triggers and easier it is to access the memory. Second, Learning is State-Dependent. All you need to do is access that same feeling & neuro-chemical state to easily access the specific information learned in that state. If you’re like most, when taking tests, writing exams and speaking, you go into a fight-or-flight stressful excited state, which is different than the state you learned the information in. Thus when writing tests you can’t access the information, which then creates more stress and just amplifies your anxiety even more! This vicious cycle of anxiety can become a virtuous cycle when you learn how to control your brain.

Above is just a small example of the Learning & Memory Strategies which I teach to kids and university students to get them achieving straight 95%+++ in high school, and to get individuals like you supercharging your clarity, memory and creativity with your business.

Using the power of your mind alone, you can build precise triggers or anchors, to store and access information in particular states, for whenever you want and need it.

If you’re taking drugs, this can completely mess up your neuro-chemical state, and thus destroy memory, specifically RECALL while taking tests (due to different neurochemical state when learning vs. when taking test). In fact, most drugs deteriorate memory by stressing and depleting the brain of nutrients, such as B vitamins, and down-regulating your brains own inner neurochemical factories.

Learning is state dependent. The neuro-chemical state in which you Learn & Encode information will be the optimal neurochemical state you need to re-access in order to “tune into” and access that specific information most effectively. This is why sports rituals, and rituals before exams and tests …. and in fact building in different rituals for different types of tests is so effective. It triggers particular states to heighten performance in those tasks. 

Now, equally you can experiment and build neuro-associations with many external things   such as smells and oils, and particular foods. In fact, I’d recommend you eat particular foods before studying for particular courses or materials. This will ensure that your brain is in the same neuro-chemical and energetic state at time of testing as it was when you were learning and processing the information. P.S. I like chocolate, Cacao, when getting crazy creative 😉 Bring on the Hormone Heaven Beverages!!! This can make learning fun!!! Learn History Facts with Goji Berries for Super-Memory. Delicious. Delightful. Awesome!!!


  • Math = Eggs & Salmon and/or Avocado 
  • English = Super-Brain Beverage – Loving Libido Mocha or Bulletproof Coffee or Game Changer Green Tea with Tonic Herbs. 
  • History = Goji Berries & Green Tea (memory). 

Mind. Memory. Magic. Munch. Munching on Goji Berries are one of my favourite Memory Foods! Not only for memory Goji berries are loaded with lithium which helps to boost and stabilize mood & neurologic activity. My clients, especially those with Bipolar, Depression & Autism eat lots of Goji Berries.


You need to show kids the full applications of how they will be able to use and be rewarded for learning knowledge. Relate math to earning money, abstract reasoning and discovering the fundamental laws of the universe to being an innovator like Einstein … get kids inspired to be the next Einstein!!! … and relate science to optimizing their brain, health and performance in athletics, for instance. Reward kids for learning. Show them that their ticket to being and doing whatever they want is becoming an effective learner. Instil in kids the fact that: LEARNING = FREEDOM = LIMITLESS.


Cultivate the power of Curiosity. Capture the Imagination of Children. Use Deep Questioning. Teaching kids to think scientifically, and to experiment. Build an attitude of courage and curiosity to encourage kids to go out and “try” new things and observe the results. Teach kids how to Self-Experiment, how to “Bio-Hack” and become Optimizers and Problem-Solvers. Teach kids how to form hypotheses, how to run experiments, and how to measure, quantify and generate conclusions that stimulate further thinking and experimentation.

In our society, in youth we need to cultivate The 3 C’s: CURIOSITY, CREATIVITY & COURAGE to motivate kids to experiment and try on new ideas. Just as you lovely ladies so avidly try on new dresses and clothes while shopping! In doing so we’ll help kids discover and cultivate their true passions Experimentation, Application and Discovery of course raise what??? DOPAMINE and thus MOTIVATION! Novelty, Pattern Recognition, Pleasure of Accomplishment, are all Dopamine Boosters. 

You need to ignite the creative spirit in your kids and in yourself. You do so by learning how to become an “effective thinker’ and to constantly put your ideas to the test with excitement, anticipation and NON-ATTACHMENT. Nothing is “Failure”. Everything is just Feedback, information that you can use to become better. Failure is “saying I’m not mathematical” “I’m not smart” or labelling yourself or others … throwing your hands up and not doing anything. Its not that you aren’t mathematical or not creative, its just that you haven’t learned the process and strategy TO DO math and to create optimally.


Learning and Memory are accelerated by fully engaging as many senses as you can. A common phenomenon among individuals with amazing memories, idiot savants, and memory champions is synesthesia, the blending of the senses. For example, many genius’ see numbers and names as bright, coloured images. The brains of Idiot savants “geniuses’” do this automatically, while memory champions and people who want to increase their memory do this DELIBERATELY. Work with, not against, how your brain learns best. Bottom Line, learn the mental strategy and you develop the same outstanding mental abilities.

In terms of teaching, by integrating visual, auditory and kinaesthetic methods of teaching you engage and over-lap the senses and so increase the strength of the encoding of information. Stronger encoding equals stronger memory equals stronger retrieval. So FULL-BRAIN Learning systems integrate music, movement, visual, auditory and kinaesthetic and even gustatory and olfactory senses (especially by applying the super-learning strategy above, linking specific foods, which increase your cognitive abilities in that discipline, with specific information).

The common theme is STACKING THE DECK TO YOUR ADVANTAGE. Stacking strategies on top of strategies, and senses on top of senses, to deepen and strengthen learning.


Installing Optimal Mental Software Systems in your Brain. 

The FIRST PILLAR OF SUPER-LEARNING is Optimizing your BRAIN’s Neurochemistry to get in “THE OPTIMAL STATE” for Learning. The second FUNDAMENTAL INGREDIENT FOR SUPER-LEARNING are STRATEGIESKnowing “HOW” to Learn. By arming yourself with the mental strategies, you arm yourself with the mental abilities.

The first most important step is teaching kids and learning yourself, “HOW” to learn most effectively. Imagine having to design a full presentation using Powerpoint 1998. By using an out-dated program, you’re limited by what the program can do. Same is true for Learning, you need to UPGRADE your mental processes … aka … the software operating systems of your brain so that you can learn, remember and create most effectively. We must move away from the slow “Horse & Buggy” Approach of learning, with rote, difficult, antiquated strategies, and move towards a systematic approach to learning with mental strategies that “WORK WITH” the brain’s natural ability to pattern, process and learn information RAPIDLY. Those who are able to LEARN HIGH-LEVEL SKILLS at HIGH SPEED will have the edge.

This is where Neuro-Linguistic Programming comes in. NLP is about learning, identifying and installing in your brain the mechanical mental strategies that people who are extremely successful at something use. For example, using MEMORY strategies like synesthesia, or Method of LOCI (more on memory strategies to come!) to accomplish amazing feats of memory just like memory champions or strategies to turn anxiety into hyper-focus.

And Guess what??? When you arm people with the strategy, they develop the skill. I work with many kids that come to see me and they tell me “they’re not good at math … they aren’t good at writing and English … they aren’t artist”  it’s not that they aren’t artistic, its just that they haven’t learned the strategy to produce good art … YET.


For example, mathematics is highly kinaesthetic, “you feel when you have the right answer”. Teaching kids to “cheat” by designing big pictures and graphs in their mind and then get the good feeling when they have the right answer is simple.

For writing and English, I have kids and people with “writer’s block”, see their thoughts begin to switch from still pictures to movies … and then I activate anticipation & curiosity in them … we’ve all been curious … and then rather than “planning” things out, like all English classes recommend … you know intro, body paragraph, topic sentence, conclusionblah blah blah … I have students, activate a state of INSPIRATION to their lifetime of experiences and knowledge, and in this magical state allowing a movie to develop in their mind … have their mind open the door, hit the button and allow ideas to come together … and then in this state, writing becomes as simple as just watching the movie in their mind, and allowing all the streams of thoughts and ideas to flow onto the page. Learn the right strategy and you’ll be successful.

When it comes to art, you have a lifetime of experience of pictures, images, sights and sensory input … and when you get people in a state of excitement and anticipation … and build in a strategy that connects the pictures in their mind to their hand drawing on the page, suddenly they can just “trace” their mental images and produce outstanding art.

Ultimately, memory champions who remember decks of cards, and hundreds and hundreds of numbers, names, places and faces, don’t have anything special about their brain, whats special is what they do with their brain, the mental strategy. For Memory, learning, focus, determination, overcoming anxiety, seek out the very best strategies … ask people “How” they do things in their mind … learn the technique and then install it in kids, adults athletes, executives, peak performers, and watch performance SKYROCKET!.

It’s just like spelling. We all we’re taught to spell “phonetically”, which you can’t even spell phonetically!!! The best spellers make pictures in their mind of the words, see the word correctly spelled and then get the good feeling and know that they’re right.

Study Success. Learn the Strategy. Install the Strategy. The Skills Transfers. Success is the Result.


Life is Learning. Learning is Life. Learning is the doorway to freedom. Freedom from fear, freedom to persevere, freedom to discover and develop your full talents, is build upon the ability to learn. The future and success will be ruled by Learners and Creators. People who are problem solvers, non-linear thinkers, and able to connect disparate pieces of information and put things together.

As the information continues to flood on in, and you and your kids are bombarded constantly with content, being able to slice through the non-sense and learn is PRICELESS. 

Optimizing your ability to learn, its not just limited to math, to science, to business, becoming a SUPER-LEARNER transforms your attitude and approach in every way. Suddenly difficulty doubles your skills as opposed to cutting them in half, and you move out into the world not with fear, but with curiosity and anticipation to unveil new amazing frontiers.

In this post, you’ve learned the two essential ingredients which are the foundation of Super-Learning, Motivation and Strategy. A Super-Learning Series of Youtube Videos and Blogs will dive deeper into SUPER-MEMORY STRATEGIES, CREATIVITY, OPTIMAL BRAIN FOOD for MEMORY plus many more juicy topics.

Imagine how your life and your kids life would be different, if you were motivated, focused and PULLED to accomplish things??? 

Imagine if you programmed your brain in such a way so that you get all the boring, mundane things done at high speed, so you have time for everything you want to do. 

Think of how the trajectory of your life and your kids life would change if you become an effective learner, and moved into the world not with fear, but with curiosity, excitement and a willingness to try, experiment and gain wisdom? What if you really are creative and artistic? What if you really are motivated? What if you just haven’t learned the strategy, YET.

Now is the time to change the game. Now is the time to Super-Learn. Now is the time to push the limits of possible … and learn and be good at that the very things “YOU THOUGHT” or “WERE TOLD” you aren’t good at … and as these limitations breakdown, you’ll find that all your limitations across the board begin to fall … and what rises is YOU, THE SUPER-LEARNER, The Super-SUCCESS that you are, and you are designed to be.

Now is the time to take our educational system to the next level. Now is the time to inspire and ignite our YOUTH. Now is the time to ignite and activate YOURSELF and your full abilities.

Become a Super-Learner NOW.