Ep.27 | Wednesday Recap | Jonathan Burke

In this week’s Wednesday Recap, J.R. summarizes the three BIG nuggets of wisdom from his interview with MMA, self-defense, and close-quarters combat expert, Jonathan Burke. So if you want the cliffs notes version of Monday’s episode, make sure to check out this week’s Recap!

[00:01 – 07:32] Jon’s BIG Three

  • #1:  How to overcome a self-restricting mindset
    • Get a positive performance phrase
    • Put faith in yourself and the skills you’ve acquired
    • Make your “What if?” thoughts positive
  • #2: The strategy to take into a pressure-packed situation
    • Surrender. Allow. Accept
    • If you’re pursuing big goals, there will always be pressure
    • Allow what’s going to happen, happen. Just flow with it. If you try to control every outcome…it’s never going to work.
  • #3: The mindset to take into highly emotional, highly-charged situations
    • #1 – look past the tip of your nose (i.e. the present moment)
    • #2 – play the game of chess (i.e. play the outcome WAY past the first move)
    • #3 – Ask: What’s going on in ______ (other person)’s mind?

  [07:33 – 10:17]  Wrapping Up! 

  • Make sure to listen to the full interview with Jon to get his bonus tips for parents about keeping your kids and family safer
  • Take action…
    • Pick ONE of the three nuggets to work on 
    • COMMIT


“Allow what’s going to happen, happen. Just flow with it. If you try to control every outcome, it’s never going to work.” – Jonathan Burke



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