Like the electrical current, the nature of the power reaching your brain determines what kind of current will flow within it.
Since self-impression and expression of it affect how you process anxiety, if you lead with your weakness, you will create a weakness mirror response in the other person and probably frighten him or her away. If you lead with your strength, you will activate the other person’s strength circuits and probably attract him or her. But you have to be able to believe in your own strengths and truly examine what you value, not just in yourself, but also in others. Your own amygdala can create the identical electrical current in the amygdala of another person—so if you want to have positive social...
Note: Leading with your weakness can scare others. Lead
what is needed to accomplish the less likely of two options.
Note: Successful people do not lead statistically sensible lives.
Your brain’s action centers rely on the instructions that you give them. If you impress upon your brain that something is improbable (by focusing your attention on the improbability), you will likely succeed in convincing it not to pursue your ambition. If you ask your brain how to achieve the improbable, however, it will start to work for you. The former attitude is based on fear; the latter, on hope. Fear-based messages and hope-based messages provide very different directions to the brain.
Note: Ask your brain how to achieve the improbable and it will start to work for you.