Mastering Your Reality: Denise Shull

In every moment, you choose who you want to be and how you want to live your life. It’s your ultimate power, and your inescapable responsibility. You’re the master of your reality.

It doesn’t always feel that way, though. Too often, we believe the awful fictions of our fears, believe our misguided assumptions and our faulty logic; we surrender to our self-limitations; we misperceive our strengths, our weaknesses, our luck and our success; we perpetuate our insecurities and vanities; and we fail to listen to each other, and to our own hearts.

How do we take control, creating the lives we want for ourselves with awareness and accountability? That’s the question we’ll explore in this interview series, Mastering Your Reality. We’ll explore the question with remarkable people who clearly have much to teach us on the subject.

Today is one such person. Denise Shull is an American neuroeconomist, author, expert in advanced emotional intelligence, motivational speaker and performance coach. Her work has brought about non-traditional idea’s into the psychology of risk and human performance fields. Denise is known for her uncanny effectiveness in coaching, training and assessing for the X factor of human performance under pressure. I invite you to join my conversation with Denise, in this episode of the Mastering Your Reality Interview Series.

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