How to Break Free From the Boxes You’ve Put Yourself In

With Jim Kwik

“Whatever you ask for, you get more of.” My friend Jim Kwik mentions that our lives are kind of like Facebook filters. If you start clicking on ads for cat videos, more cat videos appear on your feed. So, if you allow your mind to focus on thoughts of feeling inadequate or incorrect ideas, the more limited, restricted, and boxed-in you’ll become.

On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, I talk with Jim about how to become limitless. People tend to put themselves into boxes and create rules and limits that can cut into our true potential. When we allow ourselves to live by these rules, such as “I’m not good at remembering names,” or “I’m not good at math,” or “I’m not good at saving money,” our brain believes these rules as truth and we have no choice but to follow them. In today’s episode, we cover exactly how to break free from these arbitrary rules and limits and truly become limitless. 

For more on Jim, be sure to follow him on Instagram @JimKwik, on Facebook @JimKwik, and on Twitter @JimKwik. Check out his website here, podcast here, and learn more about his book, Limitless, here

 

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I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

In this Episode, you will learn

  1. Jim Kwik's personal story
    (1:27)
  2. Core beliefs that Jim had to let go of in order to overcome his limitations
    (15:58)
  3. Mindset: The first circle of being limitless
    (22:48)
  4. How to overcome negative self-talk
    (26:30)
  5. What is available after mastering mindset
    (31:45)
  6. Motivation: The second circle of becoming limitless
    (35:03)
  7. Motivation formula
    (37:37)
  8. Passion versus purpose
    (39:30)
  9. An example of a small, simple step
    (49:45)
  10. Method: The third circle of becoming limitless
    (54:48)
  11. Benefit of learning how to learn
    (59:15)
  12. Why you shouldn't touch your phone for the first 30 minutes when you wake up
    (1:01:02)
  13. When we inherit incorrect ideas, they hold us back
    (1:08:45)
  14. Example of how our brain looks for validation for our limiting thoughts
    (1:13:30)
  15. Jim's dominant question today
    (1:17:16)
  16. Special promotion for viewers and action plan
    (1:20:50)
  17. The power of self-care
    (1:23:00)
  18. How to learn more about Jim Kwik
    (1:25:00)

Guest

 
Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Broken Brain Podcast, a top 20 health podcast with over 10 million downloads, that teaches listeners how to improve their brain performance and mental health through their diet, lifestyle and everyday biohacking.

As an entrepreneur, Dhru is also the CEO Dr. Hyman Enterprises, Farmacy and the UltraWellness Center, a functional medicine based clinic that specializes in treating chronic disease through personalized medicine.

 
Jim Kwik

Jim Kwik is the founder of Kwik Learning and a widely recognized world expert in speed-reading, memory improvement, brain performance, and accelerated learning. For over two decades he has served as the brain coach to many of the world’s leading C-suite executives and celebrities. 

 

After a childhood brain injury left him learning-challenged, Jim created strategies to dramatically enhance his mental performance. He has since dedicated his life to helping others unleash their true brainpower to learn faster and perform smarter. Jim’s cutting-edge techniques, entertaining presentation style, and impressive brainpower feats have made him a frequent and highly sought-out trainer for top organizations, with clients that include Google, Virgin, Nike, Zappos, SpaceX, NYU, GE, Fox Studios, USC, CalTech, Harvard, and Singularity University. He is the host of the acclaimed “Kwik Brain” podcast, which is consistently the #1 training show on iTunes. KwikLearning.com’s online courses are used by students in over 180 countries.

 

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