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To Reach Your Goal, Take a NeuroStroll™: A Neuroscience Based Approach to Goal Achievement

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#5 R = Regulating [Neuroscience/Goal Achievement/Change Concepts]

Nervous System,

Regulation

Main Points/Findings

* Our brains are a complex system

* Calming or energizing our nervous system helps us focus and take action

* We can consciously self-regulate and co-regulate

* Mindful breath awareness meditation helps us pay attention

* Mirror neurons help us connect with others

* Loving-kindness meditation leads to more self-compassion

Sources

Butler & Randall (2012)

Cozzolino (2014)

Ferrari & Rizzolati (2014)

Frederickson et al. (2008)

Hanson & Mendius (2009)

Hasson et al. (2012)

Hutcherson, Seppala, &

Marshak (2019)

Nowack (2017)

Neff (2012)

Porges (2007, 2017)

Regine & Lewin (2000)

Schön et al. (2018)

Sayers, Cresswell, & Taren (2015)

 

#6 O = Orienting [Neuroscience/Goal Achievement/Change Concepts]

Mindset

Main Points/Findings

* Our mindset influences our thoughts and actions

* A growth mindset enhances goal achievement; a fixed mindset hinders it

Sources

Doidge (2015)

Dweck (2008)

Marshak (2019)

Ochsner (2017)

 

#7 L = Lasting [Neuroscience/Goal Achievement/Change Concepts]

Mental Contrasting/

Implementation Intentions

Main Points/Findings

* Contrasting our current undesired state with the desired state is most effective in achieving goals to which we are committed

* Implementation intentions circumvent the power of ingrained habits

* Reappraisal lowers threat response

Sources

Achtziger et al. (2009)

Gollwitzer (1993, 2000, 2006)

Gollwitzer & Sheeran (2006)

Gross (1998)

Ludwig, Srivastava & Berkman (2018)

Miller & Cohen (2001)

Oettingen (2012, 2014)

Oettingen & Gollwitzer (2010)

Prehn (2012)

 

#8 L = Leading Yourself [Neuroscience/Goal Achievement/Change Concepts]

Integration and Goal Setting

Main Points/Findings

* Moving while imagining yourself in a different mindset or situation may alter beliefs and behavior

* Self-compassion is essential in overcoming inevitable obstacles

* The integration of sensory input, thinking, and movement facilitates learning

Sources

Breit et al (2018)

McCraty (2015)

Reilly et al (2016)

Rogers (2012)

Siegel, D. (2020)

Siegel & Pearce-McCall (2009)

Thayer & Lane, 2009)

Van Der Kolk (1994)

Zhu et al. (2017)

Zull (2002)

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