What you will learn in
The High Performing Brain
Did you know that the drive to persevere starts with your brain chemistry? Your brain produces chemicals that can motivate you to want to be a part of something bigger than yourself, but in order to reach and maintain that state, those chemicals have to be in balance. In this course, you’ll learn how physiology and brain chemistry have a role in leadership success. You’ll also learn how to recognize when your brain chemicals are out of balance and how to reset them so you can continue helping yourself and others.
Frequently Asked Questions
What brain chemical is responsible for motivation?
What else does dopamine influence?
It influences brain pathways that are involved in emotion, movement, cognition and reward-driven learning.
What are signs of chemical imbalance in the brain?
Some symptoms of imbalance include feelings of sadness and worthlessness, overeating or loss of appetite, lack of energy, and irritability.
How can you reset brain chemistry?
Some things to try are setting up a steady routine including going to bed around the same time each night. Avoid caffeine or other stimulants late in the day. Eat a healthy diet. Exercise. Try meditation.