Lesson 1: Select

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Lesson 1 of 4: Select

Start by selecting your first Desired Emotional State (D.E.S.) – how you want to feel after applying your chosen Performance Enhancing Cologne® (P.E.C.).

How To Find Your D.E.S.

Ask yourself:

  1. “What goal do I want to accomplish in the next 30 days?” (You answered this in the previous lesson.)
  2. “What three emotions can help me achieve this goal?”

Need inspiration? Click here for a list of suggested Desired Emotional States. Remember, there is no right or wrong here; your answer depends entirely on your own personal circumstances.


    Suggested Emotional States

    Honor

    Honor is specially formulated to fire you up at the beginning of your day, allowing you to jump straight into a productive mindset.

    Suggested Emotional States

    • Motivated
    • Creative
    • Focused
    • Courageous
    • Enthusiastic
    • Excited
    • Honorable
    • You can choose your own – but make sure it’s specific.

    The Honor P.E.C. is specifically formulated with

    • Bergamot – stimulates your body’s release of serotonin and dopamine – both essential for improving your mood.
    • Herbal Cypress and Shinus Moile – relaxes the mind and promotes creativity by reducing oxy-Hb in the right prefrontal cortex and boosting parasympathetic nervous activity.
    • Lemon and Petitgrain Citrus – stimulates serotonin and raises levels of norepinephrine – a brain chemical linked to easier decision-making and increased motivation.
    • Musk – activates the motor nerve endings in the conscious and subconscious mind, increasing concentration power.
    • Neroli Floral – a natural mood enhancer, shown to aid in releasing serotonin while reducing the stress hormone cortisol.
    • Nutmeg Spice – contains adaptogen properties, a natural brain stimulator that improves alertness and elevates your mood.
    • Pepper Spice – boosts circulation, improves blood flow, and normalizes blood pressure.

    Courage

    Courage is specifically formulated to help you avoid that post-lunch slump and face any challenge head-on, with mindfulness and a level head.

    Suggested Emotional States – Courage

    • Focused
    • Creative
    • Courageous
    • Energized
    • Clear-Headed
    • Inspired
    • Optimistic
    • You can choose your own – but make sure it’s specific.

    The Courage P.E.C. is specifically formulated with

    • Galbanum – eases nervous tension and helps keep you focused.
    • Grapefruit – the citrus found within grapefruit is a powerful mood balancer and stress reliever.
    • Lavandin – effectively boosts self-esteem, confidence, and mental strength, working together to combat symptoms of depression.
    • Lavender – gives you the energy you need to beat the afternoon slump.
    • Lemongrass – keeps you alert, energized and helps you think clearly.
    • Mandarin Citrus – boosts energy levels and reduces stress.
    • Neroli – stimulates the release of serotonin, the important mood-enhancing neurotransmitter.
    • Orange Blossom – contains monoterpenes like limonene and pinene (which act as stimulants to help you combat mid-day fatigue).
    • Petitgrain Mandarin Citrus – combats stress and anxiety, helping you keep focused.

    Commitment

    Commitment is formulated to keep you energized, focused, clear-headed, and productive until the end of your day.

    Suggested Emotional States – Commitment

    • Focused
    • Ambitious
    • Confident
    • Relaxed
    • Committed
    • Determined
    • Driven
    • You can choose your own – but make sure it’s specific.

    The Commitment P.E.C. is specifically formulated with

    • Black Agar – enhances mood, focuses the mind, and balances emotions.
    • Cedarwood – promotes vitality while reducing anxiety.
    • Myrhh – an emotion stabilizer that can also help lift negative moods.
    • Myrtle – soothes your mind; relieves anxiety, moodiness, and irritability.
    • Patchouli – encourages the release of serotonin and dopamine – two hormones that ease feelings of anger and anxiety.
    • Pine Resin – invigorates the mind.
    • Sweet Amber – improves cognitive performance, helping you keep productive and on-task right through to the end of your day.
    • Tonka – promotes relaxation, reduces anxiety, and relieves stress and depression.
    • Vetiver – shown to improve alertness and brain function. It decreases mental fatigue and helps you feel more awake if you struggle to focus.

    Once you’ve selected your three D.E.Ss, click below to proceed to the next lesson.

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