Mimika Cooney offers the solution to break free from a negative mindset, renew your mind, and achieve personal growth and positive change in your life.

Renew Your Mind, Reshape Your Life: The Neuroscience of Transformation with Mimika Cooney – BtR 392

Mimika Cooney offers the solution to break free from a negative mindset, renew your mind, and achieve personal growth and positive change in your life.

Renew Your Mind

Do you want to break free from the chains of a negative mindset and unlock a world of personal growth and positive change? Look no further because our guest, Mimika Cooney, has the solution you’ve been searching for. She will be sharing the key to overcoming mental blocks and creating a transformative shift in your life. Say goodbye to being stuck and hello to a brand new result of flourishing and thriving.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Discover the neuroscience behind breaking free from a negative mindset and unlock the secrets to rewiring your thinking for positive change.
  • Renew your mind to embrace your individuality and learn how to use it to your advantage in creating a life that you love.
  • Take ownership of your life and learn how to navigate challenges and setbacks with confidence, resilience, and a growth mindset.

My special guest is Mimika Cooney

Mimika Cooney is a speaker, author, and life coach who is passionate about helping individuals overcome mental blocks and create positive change in their lives. 

With a background in neuroscience and a deep understanding of the power of mindset, Mimika combines Christian wisdom with practical strategies to help people get unstuck and move forward in their personal and professional lives. 

As a recovering perfectionist and control freak, Mimika understands firsthand the toll that negative mindsets can take on our well-being. Through her own experiences and extensive research, she has developed a coaching model that empowers individuals to reprogram their brains and make choices that align with their values and goals. 

Mimika’s unique approach offers a fresh perspective on personal growth and provides practical tools to renew your mind for creating lasting change.


00:02:05 – The Importance of Neuroscience 

00:04:58 – The Need for Self-Reflection 

00:07:46 – Rewire Your Mind 

00:13:57 – Neuroscience and the Power of the Brain 

00:14:30 – Personal Growth Through Feedback 

00:16:26 – Reshaping Mindsets and Breaking Free 

00:25:44 – Building Abilities and Taking Responsibility 

00:27:41 – Cultivating Happiness and Finding Joy 

00:29:14 – Taking Ownership and Challenging Beliefs 

00:30:56 – Surrendering and Partnering with God 

Neuroscience and Negative Mindset

In this enlightening discussion, Mimika Cooney underlines the role of neuroscience in understanding negative mindset patterns. She emphasizes the impact of neural pathways on our habits and lifestyle choices, suggesting that if we change the brain’s programming, our mindset can change too. By realizing we aren’t stuck with the status quo, this episode promotes a transformational message of personal evolution, built on the foundation of solid neuroscientific principles.

Taking Ownership and Empowering Yourself

In a profound exploration of personal growth, Mimika Cooney focuses on the necessity to take ownership of our lives. She emphasizes the importance of self-awareness as the starting point of change and underlines the responsibility to stop blaming external factors and focus on what’s within our control. Consequently, by adopting this proactive mindset that combines mindful awareness and personal responsibility, it’s possible to break free from negative cycles and empower ourselves for a brighter future.

Rewiring Thinking for Positive Change

Building on the foundation of neuroscience, Mimika Cooney provides a positive spin by confirming that it is possible to reprogram our thinking for a more impactful positive change. The conversation revolves around the critical role of firsthand learning and introspective questioning in bringing about this transformative shift. Additionally, the podcast episode reaffirms the message of the liberating power of choice that we all hold, offering a fresh perspective on controlling our thoughts and actions.

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Mimika Cooney 

Mimika Cooney is a leading faith-based Christian Mindset Author and Speaker known as the “Personal Trainer for your Mind”. She empowers ambitious Christians to rewire their brain by combining neuroscience, positive psychology, and a faith-based approach. 

Mimika will teach you how to unstick your mind, develop emotional resilience, and unlock high performance by becoming the boss of your brain! She loves to empower purpose-driven individuals to transform their lives by shifting their mindsets, habits, and patterns, as they pursue growth to achieve extraordinary results. She is the creator of the “Unstick Your Mind“ a mindset mastery method, a transformative program that equips Christians with the tools to achieve their breakthroughs. 

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Mimika Cooney is a speaker, author, and coach helping people like you rewire your mind for greater success and fulfillment in life.

Mimika is a Certified John Maxwell DISC Behavioral Analysis Coach and Consultant and is equipped with advanced training in behavioral analysis, as well as training in positive psychology. She is a Brain Health Coach with the Amen Clinics Institute University. She has training in the Neuroscience of Change Management through Coaches Rising, Yale University’s The Science of Well-being, and Positive Psychology Motivation Management.

Described as visionary, forward-thinking, influential, inspiring, innovative, dynamic, dashing, unconventional, ambitious, respected, results-oriented, motivating, competitive, entertaining and striving for excellence. Mimika’s vivacious energy will bring dynamic differences and enlighten an audience so that they feel inspired and motivated to take on any challenge!

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Mimika is an empowering motivational speaker, Author of 10 published books, 25-year entrepreneur, international award-winning photographer, and veteran podcast host of the “Mimika TV” show. Huffington Post nominated her as one of the “50 Women Entrepreneurs to Follow in 2017”. Podcasting Magazine nominated Mimika among the “Top 50 Moms in Podcasting” in 2020.

After experiencing severe rejection, bullying, and a broken childhood; Mimika spent years accolades addicted to approval in the pursuit of finding her worth, validation, and confidence chasing achievements. Then God stepped in to heal her hurts, change her heart, and awaken a passion for helping others seeking their purpose in life. Mimika is passionate about empowering and equipping others to fulfill their God-given purpose by sharing the message of God’s grace with a world lost in negativity.

When she is not dreaming up creative concepts, speaking, writing books or hosting her podcast; she will be found perfecting her spins on the ice as a competitive adult figure skater. As a personal challenge, Mimika took up skating as an adult at age 31. She has made it her mission to retrain her brain and muscle memory to learn this new skill. She has gone on to win several skating medals, which goes to show that you can teach an old dog new tricks!

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