Gill McKay: Making Friends With Your Brain

Gill Mckay joins Jochem to talk about neuroscience and creating change in life by having your brain working for you, rather than against you. Gill is an applied neuroscience trainer, coach, speaker, and the author of the book “STUCK: Brain Smart Insights for Coaches”.

About Gill

For more than 20 years Gill has worked with coaches, trainers, HR, and business professionals to amplify their results through using neuroscience in their work. Her teaching helps them to increase their clients’ self-awareness, their emotional engagement and awaken their brains to help them achieve deep transformation and change.

As co-founder of MyBrain International and the neurometric profiling instrument MiND, she provides International Coach Federation accredited tools and resources for the appliance of neuroscience.

Gill is passionate about helping people to understand their brain and what makes them unique by giving them a language for their strengths and preferences. She is on a mission to enable people to “make friends” with their brain so they can create their best life and truly embrace their uniqueness.

She is also the author of the best-selling book “STUCK: Brain Smart Insights for Coaches” which shares her coaching stories and how clients can create change by understanding the neuroscience behind their challenges.

In this episode we talk about:

  • How to develop a healthy sense of self.
  • Debunking 3 big myths about the brain and neuroscience.
  • Implementing change and building new habits.
  • Rewarding yourself and the use of positive and encouraging language.
  • How long it takes to form a new habit.
  • The brain & body relation and the importance of good hydration, sleep, and nutrition.
  • Instinct and embodied learning.

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