139: Chukky Okobi | Understanding Your Emotions and Having Emotional Discipline

Chukky Okobi is an 8 year NFL veteran who was drafted by his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers. Today, he is a motivational and keynote speaker and an integrative psychology practitioner of Neuro-linguistic Programming and Mental and Emotional Release Therapy®. Through his coaching practice, Basic Instructions Mind Mastery, he serves as corporate trainer and executive mindset coach for entrepreneurs. Through his speaking, training, and coaching, Chukky simplifies complex psychological principles for excellence through metaphor and personal stories of how he reached his highest potential as a professional by becoming a Super Bowl Champion. Success is simple… if you know the Basic Instructions of Mind Mastery.

In this episode, Chukky gets into why it is so important to understand how the conscious and unconscious mind works and how understanding our emotions helps us have emotional discipline. He also shares with us the 4 basic instructions to help us start working on our desired result and ends with how breathing helps us control our mind and our bodies. Check it out!

  • I introduce our guest, Chuckky Okobi
  • Connect with Chuckky through the links below
  • Chukky’s superpower: having an open mind
  • Chukky talks about his story
  • Having a conscious decision to like himself
  • Pain as a motivator to start, but it won’t last

[08:11 – 36:22] Chukky and His Experience with Self-Education

  • How learning has changed for Chukky over the years
  • You can learn everywhere, not just in school
  • Knowing your relationship with God
  • Shifting your mind as a thoroughbred
  • What happens when Chukky is running the show
  • It’s all about the coach
  • Knowing how the conscious and unconscious mind works
  • Understanding negative emotions
  • What it takes to be successful
  • Starting with pain, a negative motivator
  • Found that sports is a pleasure motivator
  • The name of the game is happiness

[36:23 – 45:27] Closing Segment

  • Exciting things in store for Chukky
  • Letting go of the past – where emotional discipline starts
  • Think of end result
  • Taking action towards what you want
  • Focus until you reach desired result
  • Actionable Items/Tips from Chukky
  • Control your breathing
  • Final words

Tweetable Quotes:

“The rule is what he calls the ‘do right rule,’ we’ll do what you’re supposed to do the way you’re supposed to do it when it’s supposed to be done. Just do it that way every time.” – Chukky Okobi

“Understanding emotions is the difference in everything. You got to understand them so that you know what to do.” – Chukky Okobi

Connect with Chukky on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram. You can also check out his website at www.basicInstructions.com

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