Redesigning Our Mental Patterns with Adele Spraggon

When it comes to creating the lives we want, we’re often told that we need to focus on things like commitment, willpower, positive thinking or goal-setting. But Adele Spraggon, author of the book, SHIFT: 4 Steps to Personal Empowerment, thinks there’s actually somewhere else we should be paying attention, and that’s our mental patterns. Current brain research shows that our decisions are the result of decision-making patterns that were created early in life and yet they continue to set the direction of our lives. But these are only patterns and patterns can be changed.

In this conversation we discuss:

  • Understanding how patterned we are as a species and how we came to be that way;
  • Being able to see our patterns and rewire them;
  • How re-patterning ourselves is different from self-improvement.

To Adele, when we change our patterns, everything changes.

You can listen to our conversation wherever you stream podcasts (Apple, Spotify, iHeart Radio) or listen here:



Adele Spraggon is an award -winning author, a thought leader, an international trainer and speaker. In 2020, she was awarded the Woman of Inspiration: Customer Experience Award, and in 2021, she was recognized as the Top Behavioral Expert of the Year by IAOTP: International Association of Top Professionals. Her book, Shift: 4 Steps to Personal Empowerment, has won three awards for its powerful message of inspiration and hope and is sweeping the globe, transforming how people are setting and achieving their goals. Learn more at adelespraggon.com.



Kristen Manieri is certified as both a habits coach and a mindfulness teacher. Her book, Better Daily Mindfulness Habits: Simple Changes with Lifelong Impact, was released summer 2021. She specializes in: stress reduction, energy management, mindset, resilience, habit formation, rest rituals, and self-care. As the host of the weekly 60 Mindful Minutes podcast, an Apple top 100 social science podcast, Kristen has interviewed over 100 authors and thought leaders about what it means to live a more conscious, connected, intentional and joyful life. Learn more at kristenmanieri.com/work-with-me.

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