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By revealing the links between behavior and the brain, and the surprising facts about “goals” in your brain, Dr. Pillay shows why traditional “self-help” techniques won’t take you where you’re going. Inspiration alone won’t take you far. From a physiological perspective, your brain uses old memories, sensations, and subconscious experiences to create “future scenarios” that help you envision and define your goals. Self-improvement strategies that don’t account for these phenomena simply can’t help you change your life. And five step strategies—no matter how appealing they sound—do not describe the total you.