So I was at Target the other day
I was shopping for a friend’s birthday and
I just so happen to be wearing a red shirt
I just planned on getting a gift card and
Some trail mix, but it took me like 45 minutes
To even finish getting the card because after
Every card I would try to pick up, some old lady
Would tap me on the shoulder and ask me
Where she could find the ummm…
I would like to think that I’m a helpful guy
But honestly, I’d also like to think I could shop
In a red shirt without having any problems.
NE hoo, it kinda makes me think about
How everyone in life sometimes misjudges
The information that’s present.
You grandma see’s a relatively young guy
Wearing a red shirt a (and khakis…ooops)
And thinks employee.
I suppose in hindsight it’s understandable
But today I’m gonna start the week off
By talking about your subconscious and
How you can use mind control to
Control other people’s behaviors
Did you know that you could control
Yup, in fact it’s actually pretty simple.
In fact, you may not know it, but
You’re doing it all the time.
You see, back in the days of Freud
There were slew of other behavioral
Psychologists that had competing
Philosophies about emotions and how
They are caused.
You may be familiar with Freud’s work
About the Id, Ego, and Superego
Or how all boys secretly want to
Sleep with their moms and kill their father
(I know kinda sick right?) I still find it
Kinda weird that we even thought twice
About considering this guy credible…
Well, there was this guy named William
James and he studied under Freud
He went on to start branch off and in
Some circles is considered the father of
James was a bit more “normal” and he held
A different belief about emotions that is
Starting to gain more and more traction with the
James believed that emotions were actually the
Result of a physiological response…
I mean get this broham, most people believed
That our emotions are from some sort of
But what we’re finding out is that that’s only
Half of the whole game.
Our body responds to the outside world and
THEN we feel emotion.
Read that again sugar lips ^^^^
It turns out that research shows that our
Emotions are more or less universal
With just a few smatterings of personal
Experience thrown in to spice it up for
Us as individuals.
There is a quite a bit I’m going to try
To discuss this week about this topic
So I’m going to stop here and leave you
With this thought for the day.
Our body is constantly responding to
Stimulus from the outside and sending
The information to the brain.
But just before we produce a response
There is a space. A space which
Most people completely ignore, but
In that space lies choice.
You can ALWAYS choose your response
The rest is up to chance…
Jerry “choices” Washington
P.S. In my private Facebook group we’ll be
Talking about this as well, if you’d like to join
The conversation come find us there. Until then