Episode 97

Flute 360 | Episode 97: “Let’s Talk Monkey Brain with Nicholas Pallesen” (1:09:03)

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In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Nicholas Pallesen who is a transformative coach, speaker, and mental performance specialist. He has been helping people for over a decade, and has given presentations and held residencies nationally and internationally. Nicholas talks about various topics including how to overcome performance anxiety, calming the inner chatter, and much more!

Episode 97 – Main Points:

  • 0:26 – Gold Sponsor: The Resilient Self Podcast with Chris Neal, MA & LPC
  • 1:19 – Welcome & Introduction!
  • 2:04 – Please share with the listeners who you are and your musical background!
  • 2:14 – Nicholas’s Answer
  • 6:12 – Question: To give us a point of reference, can you share with the listeners your coaching philosophy?
  • 6:24 – Nicholas’s Answer
  • 12:04 – Michelangelo’s Sculpture, “David”
  • 12:20 – “We all have a David sitting inside of us right now. Just waiting for us to notice.” – Nicholas
  • 13:37 – Heidi asks a follow-up question.
  • 15:20 – Nicholas’s Answer
  • 22:40 – Alexander Technique
  • 23:36 – Nicholas Comments
  • 25:19 – Question: How do we calm the mind and the inner chatter?
  • 25:43 – Nicholas’s Answer
  • 26:26 – Snow Globe
  • 32:24 – Heidi asks a follow-up question about the snow globe.
  • 32:58 – “I give the metaphors not so people turn them into a prescription. We are a world of doers, so it would be very easy to turn (what I said) into a prescription.” – Nicholas
  • 37:02 – Heidi Comments
  • 37:56 – “I often say, that at any given moment, we are in one of two places. We are either in our head or we are in life. We can’t be in both at the same time.” – Nicholas
  • 41:45 – Heidi asks a question.
  • 43:07 – Nicholas’s Answer
  • 48:59 – “Trusting that you have an intuition. Trusting that there’s a wisdom and an instinct in you that has your back. It will totally do the heavy lifting for you if you’d let it. It doesn’t have to be all on you to make the performance happen.” – Nicholas
  • 52:39 – The similarities between podcasting and music-making. Listen to Series 16 (Episodes 75-78)!
  • 1:00:13 – Heidi: Please share with us your contact information and coaching programs.
  • 1:00:34 – Nicholas describes his services.
  • 1:07:50 – Bronze Sponsor: J&K Productions

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