The Ship Inside Your Head
Our body is like a ship at sea, with our brains as her crew.
And like a ship’s crew consists of multiple people, our brains are not a single entity.
That is why you may come up with great plans, but do the exact opposite. We experience a certain emotion, only to rationally chastise ourselves for feeling it. Not to mention the times we reach for that snack or that cigarette when we know we really shouldn’t…
Our Three Brains, Our Ship’s Crew
Over time, we humans developed three different brains, each with their own tasks and responsibilities to keep our body functional. They are:
- The Captain (our rational brain);
- The First Mate (our emotional brain);
- The Deckhand (our reptilian brain).
Each has their own qualities, weaknesses, and their own way to interpret and respond to the world around us. When working together, these three unique voices define our personality. But different as they are, they don’t always get along…
The Ship Psychology Method is designed to help your Crew work together, so you can sail smoothly towards the destination of your choosing.