This mindset speech by Antonio Damasio delves into the question of how much control we have over our own minds. To answer, Antonio offers a few different techniques in which humans can achieve various degrees of control in everyday life.
Antonio offers many different strategies and ways which can offer personal mind control of which include choosing where to focus your attention, meditation and inducing altered perception through drugs and medicine. He also mentions deliberation which is something that happens internally, when a person shuts themselves off from the outside world to think slowly and carefully.
The mindset speech answers an intriguing question as we sometimes don't realize how little control we have of our own minds. Luckily through certain measures, humans are better able to take control and use their brains to its best ability.