Each time we learn something we create a neurological map embedded with the information from our experience. Â We then store this for reference throughout our lives. Â Each time we reference it in a new situation we have the opportunity to add the new situation’s information to the map, making the map broader and more complex. Â The broader the map is, the more option or entry points we have to engage it. Â Imagine how much easier it would be to access something in a room that had ten doors vs. a room that had only one door. Â Imagine how many more different perspectives you’d have of that same room if you entered through a new door each time. Â Prof. Sapolsky of Standford defined creativity in this way: the broader the neurological map, the more options one has for unique perspectives. Â He correlated creativity to broader maps. Â So what if you were to begin telling yourself a new story today, full of rich detail about who and what you wanted to be in this world. Â What if you were to broaden the map of who you are? Â What more is possible for you when you stop repeated the same old story?
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