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Episode 172: A Peek Into My Weekly Coaching Group

core work Mar 30, 2022

“By working on your acting training, you become more qualified for better acting jobs.”

Core work--> so you can clean out the gunk that stands in the way of receiving opportunities that you have previously prevented yourself from receiving.

Matt Corboy Interview: “Don’t put me into the role; put the role into me.”

The chunk of ice metaphor.

Talent is undeniable.

Use your mind to govern your brain.

One baby step by one baby step.

How do I counteract that negative voice inside of me?

Practice contrary action.

One moment at a time, one minute at a time.

Louis Haye:

Affirmation: It is safe to look within

“My Life Doesn’t Work:

I never get to do what I want to do. I can’t please anyone. I don’t know what I want to do. There is never any time for me. My needs and desires are always left out. I’m only doing this to please them. I am just a doormat. Nobody cares what I want to do. I have no talent. I can’t do anything right. All I do is procrastinate. Nothing ever works for me, and so on. Plus, whatever else you have created for yourself. All these I have heard and more.

Whenever I ask a new client what is going on in his or her life, I usually get one of the above answers. Or maybe several of these answers. They really think they know the problem. But I know these complaints are only outer effects of inner thought patterns. Beneath the inner thought patterns is another deeper, more fundamental pattern that is the basis of all the outer effects. 

I listen to the words they use as I ask some basic questions:

  1. What is happening in your life right now?
  2. How is your health?
  3. What do you do for a living?
  4. Do you like your work?
    1. If yes, why?
    2. If no, why?
  5. How are your finances?
  6. How is your love life?
  7. How did the last relationship end?
  8. And the one before that?
  9. Tell me about your childhood briefly?


I watch the body postures and the facial movements. But mostly, I really listen to the words they say. Thoughts and words create our future experiences. As I listen to them talk, I can readily understand why they have these particular problems. The words we speak are indicative of our inner thoughts. Sometimes, the words they use do not match the experiences they describe. Then I know that they are either not in touch with what is really going on, or they are lying to me. Either one is a starting point and gives us a basis from which to begin."

Relationships: I attract how I treat myself

Outer effects of inner thought patterns

Underneath the thoughts are your belief systems.

How to change your belief system.

Actions create a new motherboard.

“It gets better; it gets worse; it gets different; it gets real.”

When it gets hard, resiliency is being built.

Whatever challenge is being given. It is only going to help you in the long run.

Stop rest, deal with the tired, then realize your life is getting bigger.