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Hey guys, it's reach our houses, and I'm here is my friend: Trent Shelton was origin. I live in the dream, man, you tell listeners why we're hanging out together right now we're going because we're launching my new podcast straight up and I'm supermax seller. Add if you guys you're not already familiar attract, he as millions and millions of fans all around the globe who come to him, for air unique style of coaching yeah rearing rights are. The point is really I can put it from the heart and break it. Do those native mindsets breakin through of withholding you back in Mostar. We have people's lives for love that so You guys want here more you're, already listening on a podcast platform, go subscribe to straight up with Trent Shelton Short: let's go, let's go.
One of the cruellest things that I get to see as part of my job is the manifestation of the product or products that I dreamed up and created and figured out how to do like. So many of you as a business owner, you get these ideas in your head and it is incredible to get to watch them come to fruition, and I started dreaming about one of our most popular products thus start today journal. I start dreaming about this. A couple of years ago I had been doing this daily practice based on several different people. I had heard about several different things and I'm gonna put them together into one daily practice, which was every single day. I wrote down the dreams I had for my life, but I wrote them as if they had already happened. There's something really powerful about claiming a goal as if it's already done, and I wrote down every day- and it was how I set my intentions and then I would post about it on social, and so many people are like what are you doing? What is that? Where do I get that journal? And I was like guys: it's not a journal, it's just a notebook, I'm just riding down the same thing every single day, but what I think is interesting, as business owners or creators is often times. In fact, most of the time your audience will tell you what it wants from you and I kept pushing it off because I was like you guys. This is not a big deal, but it was, and people kept asking for, and I finally just thought what if I turn this into a product and I started to dream and plan- and I literally taped pictures to the wall of my office, of what I dreamed that my journey.
Would look like in the intention behind it and I wanted the covers to be really pretty, and I wanted it to be something that you could do once a quarter and then, as you completed, each journal. You'd have a stack of this evidence of how intentional you were about your life and we figured it out, and I mean you know some times we messed up on the shipping and sometimes we rest up on the interior. But we failed our way to where we are today, which is the start today journal in the hands of hundreds of thousands of people. So incredible such a blessing for me to be able to go on Instagram and see hashtag start today journal and see people all over the world using this practice as a way to aim in the direction of their dreams. So if you are not familiar- and you want to check it out, you can go over to the Hollis code. Dot com forward, slash shop and find out all about my favorite practice, turned my favorite product and, if you're not in the market, to buy remember that episode. Seventy two of this podcast gives you the exact step by step so that you can do it in whatever no
you have laying around for free, you have to buy a product, but you should be doing this daily practice. It will literally literally change your life until the day s podcast. My name is which Hollis and I've built a multi million dollar media company with a high school diploma and a google search Google search bar each week, we'll share direct tangible. Ice or inspiring interviews with the same intention, these are tools to change your life too. Great the launch of girl, wash your face, I'm giving all of our day s listeners the first three chapters of the audio book for free, my is that by sharing my honest stories as a working mother, former foster parent and a woman who has had all kinds of securities that it will soon
other women to live with passion and take ownership of their own lives enjoy this gift of the first three chapters, and if you want to hear the rest, all narrated by me order girl, wash your face on audio wherever books are sold. Chapter two, the lie I'll start tomorrow. Can't count the number of diet. I've tried Can't tell you the number of times I've made plans to go to the gym and then blew them off. Number of half marathons I signed up for paid the entry before and then quietly Pretended not to remember when it was time to actually train to number of times, I've declared from here on out I'm going to walk a mile every morning before work, and then never made it passed the third day infinity.
I had this habit for years as many women do we talk whether things we'd like to do be, try and accomplish, but once we yet to the moment of actually doing it, we fall Asked her than a card table after bunco night. We ve created this habit because we were brought up observing this pattern. Magazines and tv show spend a lot of time focusing on what to do when we fall off the wagon. Other than teaching us how to stay on it. In the first place like happens, and plans we make fall through, but where become such a regular occurrence that the promises we make hold very little actual power and our lives we need, Check ourselves. A few months ago is out to dinner with my closest girlfriends. It was in palm too happy hour that turned into an impromptu dinner and end Going later than any of us anticipated
I got home after the kids were in bed and day was already deep into a game of major early ball or hard hitting league or whatever. The name is of the baseball game. He's played nightly for the last two years of our marriage, without making any real progress that I am aware of sight, gave him a smooth and chatted with him about his day, then I went downstairs to the basement were old. Treadmill is headed and around a few miles put the evidence of that work on Snapchat and later my girlfriend saw it and sent me attacks. You work after dinner, what in the world I wrote back yet because I planned on doing it and I didn't want to cancel. Couldn't you just postman wait until tomorrow she was genuinely perplexed. No because I made a promise to myself and I dont break those not ever she typed back the first person I break a promise to show
Not the only one I used to do that all the time until I realized how hard I was fighting to keep my word to other people. While quickly cancelling on myself out gout tomorrow became I'm not working out any time soon, because Honestly. If you really cared about that commitment, you do When you said you would what, if you had a friend, who constantly flaked on you if every other time you made plans, she decided not to show up What does she gave lame excuses like? I really I want to see you, but this tv show. I'm watching is just so good what, if a friend was constantly starting something new, She announced a new diet or goal, and then two weeks later, it just ended what, if you called her on it like you called her on it. Like hey PAM, thought? You were doing whole thirty. Meanwhile,
Pam and sitting in the break room eating a meat lovers, pizza and telling you that she was doing whole thirty and even though it made her feel great two weeks into the programme, her son had a birthday party and couldn't resist the cake fear. There was no point now she's gain back the pound. She loss, plus a few extra ya'll Woody. We're Spectre This woman, who starts and stops over and over again you count on PAM or their friend who keeps blowing you offer stupid reasons. Would you Ask them when they committed to something Would you believe them when they committed to you know no way And that level of distrust and apprehension applies to you to your. Subconscious knows that you yourself can now be trusted after breaking so many plans and giving up on so many goals,
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Have you ever known, someone who always kept their word they tell you they're coming. You can expect them to minutes early, if they commit, to a project. You can bet your but thou finish it. They tell you they signed up for their first marathon and you already in awe, because you know for a fact that Finnish, when this the person commits to something. How seriously do you take their commitment? I hope you see my point here. If you constantly make and break promises to yourself, you're, not making promises at all your talking. Your waxing poetic like PAM and her die, or your flaky friend who bells on you to watch game of thrones. How many times have you bailed on yourself to watch tv How many times have you given up before you even started How many times have you made real progress? Only too
they sat back and then give up completely how many times. Your friends or family or co workers watched you quit. How many times have your children watch you Give up on yourself over and over and over This is not ok,. Our society makes plenty of room for complacency or laziness, we're rarely surrounded by accountability. We're also rarely surrounded by sugar free, vanilla, lattes. But when I really want one, I somehow find a way to get one only sort of kidding. When you really want something you'll find away when you don't really want something. You'll find an excuse. How does your subconscious know the difference between what you want and what you only pretend to want it. Looks at a history of how you ve tackled similar things in the past. Have you kept your word.
When he set out to do something. Did you see it through. When we are at a loss we reach for the lowest bar and the low was bar, is typically are high, the level of training. Sounds a little backwards, so let me explain. If you set out to run thirty miles today, where you think you're easily get too without stopping you to your highest level of training, some of them. Most you ever run comfortably is four miles: you'll Peter somewhere around there sure adrenaline can take you a bit further and mine of matter is a big deal to, but thickly, your body will revert to what it knows and what it fills me. Comfortable with this same can be said for keeping promises to yourself. You decide on a goal. For example, I'm going to write a novel or I'm going to run a ten k. You're
I am conscious, will formulate the likelihood of that happening based on past experiences. So when it, day for and you're feeling tired and you don't want to head out for the run. You will revert to the highest level of mental training. What, happened. The last time you found herself here. Did you push through in form a habit and get it done, or did you may can excuse. Did you put it until later. Whatever standard you ve sat for yourself is where you'll end up, unless you fuck Through your instinct and change your pattern That's how I changed my own patterns and behaviors, how I established the rule in my life tat, I would no longer break a promise to myself, no matter how small it was ended. Began with diet, coke. I used to love like obsessively love diet, coke.
For the longest time. I'd have several diet coke today then I realized how terrible they were for me. I cut my consumption down to one candidate and I looks forward to that soda like an attic waiting for our high Do I want to drink it at lunch time to give the afternoon a little pap? should I waited till dinner were eating MAX can food tonight and diet. Coke is so good, which have since also so maybe holding out is the right. Choice way too much time looking forward to the beverage, then ones I found myself with terrible vertigo. I tried cutting anything out of my diet that might be harmful, even my daily diet, Coke came into question honestly, I thought to myself. A kind of Vigo gives up diet coke. Are we supposed to just give up joy and goodness in our lives? Why don't I electricity and live like the amish.
My inner monologues are incredibly dramatic. Cited to give it up for a month. I figure one month wasn't a long time. I could hold For thirty days on anything, the only problem was, I never in my life successfully stuck to any kind of diet, exercise riding you name it without quitting. Cheating at least a few times. What, if just this, once, though I really thought through. And so I did. For thirty days. I didn't have any soda of any kind which see like no big deal when your healthy and happy and not addicted. For me, the first we was a special kind of hell, but what if I could To asking myself what, if I just don't break this promise one day passed and then another, and by
three. It wasn't bad at all at the end of them I hadn't broken my word and by then I didn't even craved dc anymore. It's and for years now doesn't even occur to me to drink diet, coke anymore, when fish with it as an option. My instinct, Is to reach for my training wits I mean I don't drink that stuff anymore. Establishing success in this? One small area made me realize that the one thing standing between me and achieving my goals is the ability to build on past success, running my first half marathon. I got by committing to running one mile a few times a week when I kept that promise to myself Committee to running two miles a few times a week didn't seem like such a tough thing. My training, told me that whatever goal I sat, I would keep Eve
if I was tired, so I kept showing up writing my first It was the same kind of thing before that, for completed manuscript I'd started and stopped at least a dozen different novels, but one Got a first draft, I knew it was something I could do. My instinct is to give up or walk away or throw my computer against the wall when I'm on deadline. I remember how many times I've been here before I used to where the word count of my first novel on a cheap gold bracelet around my wrist. Two thousand three hundred and eleven was edged into it every time I looked at it. I would remember what I achieved. I was the one who strong eighty two thousand three hundred and eleven words together in semi coherent sentences when face the challenge of writing other books, I revert there. Well, I think
at least I know I can write that many words. I've done it before. I know that blowing off a work out a date and after And to organize your closet or so previous commitment to yourself does seem like a big deal but it is it's a really big deal. Our words have power, but our actions, shape our lives. If you choose today not to break another promise to yourself, you will force yourself too. Slow down you cannot keep every commitment, promise goal and idea without intention amity. If you, recognize that your words have power and that your commitments carry covenant. Wait, you agree to anything so easily you'll have to Ask yourself if you really truly have time to meet that friend for coffee this week
have to decide if working out four times before Sunday is a real possibility or if it's more realistic and achievable to commit to to these mode sessions, and then one power walk with your neighbour. You'll slow down and think things through. You, won't just talk about a goal your play. And for how you can meet it? You'll see a goal and surprise yourself. When you achieve it, you'll teacher self a new way to behave and set a standard for the type of person you truly are the one you dreamed about becoming, but who you? practice being every single day also, Maybe I consider giving up diet sooner because the in that, mass are terrible for you, things that helped me number one Starting with one small goal, diet Coke felt, like a great white well at the time, but in retrospect give
up a soda was a million times easier than running marathons, hitting our annual budget goals or writing a book. When someone tells me they want to start a diet, also they start by aiming to drink half their body weight in ounces of water every day. It's much easier to add a habit than to take one away the water goal, is a challenge when they Hocker that for a month they sat a new standard for achievement and can add on something tougher number to be careful with my commitments, easily jump on board with anything that sounds good for us, a diet of course volunteering with church this Saturday, absolutely We know these things are important and good. So we say yes, assuming the value of the commitment will motivate us into following through, unfortunately, that is always the case. Slow, down your yes only came
two things you know you can accomplish, because their incredibly important to you otherwise as you said yourself, up for continued failure, number three being honest with myself be honest. With yourself about what you're blowing off a little cancellation here or about their can add up, but only if you were used to acknowledge your actions. If you a good hard look at what you ve cancelled on in the last thirty days. You might be shot to discover how your training yourself to behave, thinks Our producer, Allison Cohen, sound engineer, Jack Noble and are sound editor Andrew Weller. Ladies and gentlemen, did I mentioned I have a book coming out: here's the thing. It's called get out of your own way, sceptics guide to growth and fulfilment, and where the priest cell window of windows, I am super excited about having written a book for both men and women, about
Twenty lies that I once believed that were keeping me in my own way. I have written from the perspective of someone that is totally different from Rachel Hollis. Even if the format is somewhat similar to grow wash your face, I wrote it from the Respect for someone who's been skeptical of tools like this book or even podcast you listening to for ever and ever its through that lands that I'm talking about the ways that I was getting in my own way and I laying in uncovering the truth behind those lies. Not only help me get out of my own way. It I'll help you get out of Europe's. There are two ways I want to say. Thank you for preparing this book, I've created in the course of course, yes and III course a sixty minutes each course called finding your why it's a phantom stick resource, it's available, absolutely for right now for having pure the book, and If you go to get out of your own way, the book that calm right now and father,
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