The Primal Connection: Follow Your Genetic Blueprint to Health and Happiness - The Inner Dialogue Connection Summary & Analysis

Mark Sisson
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The Inner Dialogue Connection Summary and Analysis

Summary. Predictable internal chatter can be destructive. Overanalyzing and obsessing about the past and the future leads people into questions that don't have answers. They need to relearn our ancestral habits. Thinking from the perspective of a hunter-gatherer can help modern people see their choices for what they are. There is an adaptive benefit to being able to reason out various future scenarios or evaluate past actions. But this ability formed in a simpler time, when people could see clearly what was real and what wasn't. People obsess about how they look in the mirror or their virtual social circles. They relive the past in their minds. They also act against their own better interests.

How does one get control of these impulses? One should put them in the context of how one's paleolithic ancestors...

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