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About it

Mental Fitness (PQ)

In cooperation with “Positive Intelligence” by Shirzad Chamine

The X-Factor in Performance & Happiness

Mental Fitness is your capacity to respond to life’s challenges with a positive rather than a negative mindset. It impacts:

  • Your ability to perform at your best, being in “flow”

  • Your peace of mind and wellness

  • All your relationships and human interactions


Measuring Mental Fitness:

Mental Fitness is a measure of the strength of your positive mental muscle (Sage) versus the negative (Saboteur).

Your Saboteurs handle your life’s challenges by generating unhelpful, negative emotions and are the source of much of your stress, anxiety, self-doubt, frustration, regret, shame, guilt and unhappiness.

Your Sage, on the other hand, lives in an entirely different region of your brain and handles life’s challenges in ways that produce positive emotions like curiosity, empathy, creativity, calm, and clear-headed, laser-focused action. You’d perform better and feel happier.

This measure of your Mental Fitness is called Positive Intelligence Quotient (in short: PQ).


Research Foundation:

The positive intelligence operating system and program is based on:

  1. Scientific Research

  2. Positive Psychology

  3. Cognitive Psychology

  4. Performance Science

The research includes results from:

  • Hundreds of CEOs and their executive teams

  • Stanford Students

  • World-class Athletes

  • 400,000 participants from 50 countries

  • Many “Young President’s Organisation" YPO Families and Forums


Only 3 Muscles are at the Core of Mental Fitness (PQ)

Saboteur Interceptor Muscles

Learn to expose and intercept your top Saboteurs. Saboteurs are the voices in your head that generate negative emotions in the way they handle life’s challenges. They sabotage both your happiness and performance.

Sage Muscle

Learn to boost your Sage. Your Sage lives in an entirely different region of your brain and generates positive emotions while handling life’s challenges. Your greatest happiness and performance is generated through your Sage.

Self Command Muscle

Boost your ability to command your mind to quiet the Saboteur region and amplify the Sage region. PQ Reps are 10-second exercises that boost this critical self-command muscle.

Becoming strong doesn’t start in the Gym.

It starts in your mind.

The PQ Program

Like a Bootcamp, the 6-weeks Mental Fitness Program is designed to support your mental fitness training by taking you through a daily 15-minutes training for 6 weeks.

The program combines weekly 1-hour video sessions with daily app-guided exercises that will boost your 3 mental fitness muscles from the very start and help you to track your progress.

Weekly 1-hour Sessions

In these highly engaging sessions, Shirzad guides you through experiential exercises that deepen and personalize your understanding of the mental fitness tools. You leave inspired and energized for the week's daily practices.

Exclusive, PQ-mobile App guiding your daily exercises

Each day a different focus for daily practice is assigned through a personalized companion app available exclusively to program participants. This builds one small muscle at a time, laying down new neural pathways to form lasting positive habits of your mind. The cumulative impact by program's end is substantial.

Interactive PQ Gym

Innovative 10-second PQ Reps build up your Self-Command muscle. You learn to be clear-headed and calm even in the midst of great challenges, able to command your mind to shift from Saboteur to Sage response.

Daily Progress Tracking

The app tracks your daily progress against minimum targets associated with new neural pathway (muscle) formation. Personalized daily coaching tips from Shirzad continue to both encourage and challenge you to keep going.

PQ Cohort Community with Shirzad

Shirzad remains an active member of your cohort community, answering your questions or providing online coaching. Participants report the online cohort community to be key to sustaining their enthusiasm for daily practice.

Exclusive Supported Packaged Offer

I’m in a position to offer the 6-weeks Mental Fitness Program with personalized additional services such as 1:1 coaching and guided weekly group calls (POD’s) that will allow you to deepen and exellerate your mental fitness and extract even more, lasting value.

This offer is also available for teams and families!

Book a free session to review your individual needs!

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