Why Is Emotional Competence Difficult? Challenge 2

Old Habits Die Hard

The neural connections that create our emotions are thickened with use.


Many of them are created very early.



Developing emotional competence involves the remapping of some of our neural connections. It requires repetition and will. It can be very rewarding work!

All of the stories, examples, allegories, disciplines, and mythology about high performance of any kind are rooted in the mastery and channeling of emotion.