Dr. Doug Brackmann and Meg Terwilliger: Driven or Possessed? The Need to Succeed
What traits separate people who are driven from those aren’t?
Psychologist Doug Brackmann and Meg Terwilliger describe what it means to be driven, the differences between driven men and women and how a first-timer beats a veteran sniper in a shooting match in this very illuminating Living 4D conversation.
Learn more about the work Doug and Meg do and take a free assessment on your potential to be driven at their website and listen to their I am Driven podcast.
- How do people become driven? (7:05)
- The one thing driven people crave the most. (16:40)
- We live in a domesticated, farmer’s world. (23:55)
- FOMO and the perfect cup of espresso. (31:36)
- Shame: The ability to identify with the monster living inside you. (44:05)
- Knowing the difference between pain and fear. (50:46)
- Are you driven or possessed? (58:01)
- “Identity is a huge component for driven women.” (1:05:29)
- Identifying wounded masculine behaviors in women. (1:16:32)
- Extreme self-righteousness, narcissism and pre-verbal wounds. (1:29:36)
- “Although we envision it to be very euphoric, transformation is uncomfortable.” (1:41:06)
- Understanding that there’s no weakness in being feminine or gentle. (1:48:20)
- False enlightenment. (2:12:16)
- “Why do people self-sabotage? The ego lives in your body, not your brain.” (2:17:49)
- “There is an elitism to being driven that is not deserved.” (2:33:31)
- Feminine simplicity beats toxic perfectionism, especially on the shooting range. (2:43:24)
- Ever attend a shooting meditation retreat? (2:52:25)
RESOURCES & FURTHER READING
- Driven: Understanding and Harnessing the Genetic Gifts Shared by Entrepreneurs, Navy Seals, Pro Athletes and Maybe You by Dr. Doug Brackmann
- The Edison Gene: ADHD and the Gift of the Hunter Child and ADHD and The Edison Gene by Thom Hartman
- The work of Thom Hartman, Father Thomas Keating, Matthew Fox and Natalya Mammadova
- The Fisher King and The Handless Maiden: Understanding the Wounded Feeling Function in Masculine and Feminine Psychology by Robert Johnson
- The Point of Existence: Transformations of Narcissism in Self-Realization by A.H. Almaas
- The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics by Jonathan Haidt
- She: Understanding Feminine Psychology by Robert Johnson
- Thinking Body, Dancing Mind: Taosports for Extraordinary Performance in Athletics, Business and Life by Chungliang Al Huang and Jerry Lynch
- Paul’s Living 4D conversation with Enna Reittort
- The Biology of Transcendence by Joseph Chilton Pearce
- The Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore by Deepak Chopra
- The Web of Meaning: Integrating Science and Traditional Wisdom to Find Our Place in the Universe by Jeremy Lent
We may earn commissions from qualifying purchases using affiliate links.
Share this episode!
This podcast wouldn’t be possible without the support of our awesome sponsors, each of whom are offering an exclusive discount for Living in 4D listeners.
As partners with our sponsors, we earn commissions from qualifying purchases.
START LISTENING TODAY
Listen to Living 4D with Paul Chek on your favorite podcast platforms!
Listen on – Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify