Scott Halford on Awaken Your Inner Superstar with Michelle Villalobos

#18. Scott Halford – Hack your Brain to Live Longer, Healthier and Happier

Scott Halford on Awaken Your Inner Superstar with Michelle VillalobosScott Halford, Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of Activate Your Brain and National Hall of Fame Speaker reveals how we abuse the most valuable asset we possess — our brain — DAILY, then reveals several simple-to-implement yet invaluable tools to maximize our performance under the hood.

For example, you'll learn the one simple thing you MUST do every single day to stop slowly killing your brain, and start maximizing its performance. Not only is this interview crazy interesting and informative, it is also super FUN because Scott is a very, very funny guy. Get ready to laugh and learn, all at the same time.

Scott Halford is an expert on brain-based behavioral science, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, and influence. In addition to being an author and speaker, he is also a columnist with the Huffington Post and


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“You do nice things for your brain and it will reward you in spades. It’s like a Labrador Retriever: it wants to please you – you just gotta be nice to it.” – Scott Halford

Show Notes:

  • How our modern lifestyles beat up our brains and substantially decrease our cognitive abilities.
  • What cortisol is and how it affects the functioning of your brain
  • 5 ways to help our body erase cortisol
  • What to replace your morning cup of joe with to enhance your performance all day long
  • How to have more willpower
  • Why perfectionism is now considered a “syndrome” and what to do if you are afflicted

“Mental wandering is for invention and focus is for execution.” – Scott Halford

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“If you want to find your greatness, I think that you don’t think about it through the lense of competition. I think that you think about it through ‘Who am I and how can I contribute more of that to the world?’” – Scott Halford

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