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Little Sprigs Podcast Interview with Christina Rochelle

I got the incredible opportunity to talk with my good friend Christina Rochelle on her podcast, Little Sprigs, it just went live.

We discussed how the belief structures we have can be optimized. Why value based boundaries is a powerful parenting tool.

Plus, we did a deep dive on how to manage overwhelming thoughts and become more present parents and happier humans.

And so much more.

I had so much fun recording this with Christina. It is literally one of my favorite episodes ever. Make sure you check out her podcast to find our interview, and subscribe to Christina’s show so you can follow what’s she’s doing.

Some of the many topics we covered:

    • How belief structures are formed
    • Learning to be enlightened through parenting challenges
    • Why control tactics seem important to us in parenting
    • The cultural narrative around what “parent” should be
    • Examining fear vs love, and our drive to be in control
    • Value based boundaries and powerful parenting strategies
    • How our stories get programmed in at an early age
    • Lenses and how they impact our belief structure
    • The difference between experience and judgement
    • How to end unnecessary suffering
    • Learning to find presence and joy in parenting
    • The benefits of the 3G3 gratitude practice

Enjoy!

PK Experience Podcast Interview with Peter King

Life is difficult sometimes. Especially when lots of hard things happen all at once.

Any single one of those challenges has the potential to leave you with “meanings” that could stop you in your tracks. Experiencing a ton at once will definitely hold you back.

If you’re going through that right now, I’m sorry. Trust me, I know what it feels like to have life repeatedly knock you down.

Check out this interview I did with my great friend Peter King on The PK Experience Podcast, it just went live.

He grilled me about the harder details of my past. You know, the stuff I went through before my transformation into a coach. I share how specific events (abuse, addiction, and trauma) left me struggling with massive limits, and how I was finally able to overcome them.

Whether you’ve been through hard stuff or not, I know you can probably relate to feeling limited at times. The main point I was talking with Pete about was that we are all “meaning making machines.”

We are constantly creating meaning about ourselves, others, and the world. And if we see that we do this, we can shift the meaning.

That is POWERFUL.

If we have to deal with a lot of the “tough stuff,” it can hold us back in really serious ways. It may keep us from expressing ourselves and playing big to achieve our goals.

Our ability to heal the past, and end shame, rage, depression, guilt, etc… is a necessary skill to have. Gaining emotional mastery will allow you to breakthrough your unhealthy patterns and become a healthy, whole, solid individual.

Listen to Pete and I discuss the crucial strategies that might just help you transform your life too.

Here’s some other things we went over during the interview:

    • Mastering you attention and focus.
    • Repatterning your subconscious mind.
    • Where the “not enough” feeling comes from.
    • How our limits become the lenses we see the world through.
    • What emotional mastery looks like.
    • The three things you need to change to shift your identity.
    • Why the brain resists change.
    • Understanding the power of imagination.

I hope you enjoy our chat and find it valuable. I had a great time being interviewed and sharing my story. Here’s the link to the interview one more time: The PKE Podcast.

Pete’s an amazing interviewer. You should subscribe to his show, he’s often got amazing guests. (Not sure how I snuck on there.) ;)

Also, if you want to learn more about Identity Shifting and how you can have your own profound shift, click here to pop on over to the Identity Shifting site.

Episode 23 – How to Create a Powerful Vision

This episode of the Rob Scott Show will help you master the skill of visioning. You’ll discover why managing your expectations is crucial for avoiding disappointments.

Plus, how to overcome the feeling of “not enough” by simply creating powerful intentions and showing up for the outcomes.

If you want more clarity, and you want to be more of a leader in your life, you should listen to this episode.

Other Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • Learning How to Create a Powerful Vision
  • Distinguishing Between Expectation and Attachment
  • How To Manage Expectations
  • Defining Enlightenment
  • The Power and Cost of Expectation
  • Why Imagination is So Important
  • The Paradox of Being and Doing
  • Learning the Skill of Appreciation
  • Examining the “Not Enough” Muscle
  • Building Your Tangible Vision
  • How to Create Massive Impact and Change
  • Leading Others With Your Powerful Vision
  • How Visioning Can Improve Communication
  • Understanding What “Detached Goals” Are
  • How Intentions are Different Than Goals
  • Where Our Meaning Making Comes From
  • How Mastering Your Meaning Making Helps Others

To download other full episodes of The Rob Scott Show on iTunes, head here. To subscribe on YouTube click here.

Episode 22 – Building Resilience and Overcoming Disaster

Life can often pull the rug right out from under us. When that happens we can either handle it with strength and maturity, or spiral into a cycle of victimhood, overwhelm and self sabotage.

On this episode of The Rob Scott Show, Sarah and Rob talk about how to dodge life’s unexpected curveballs. They discuss how to manage stressful events that happen to all of us. Also, they teach tips and share examples of how to be resilient in the face of whatever comes your way.

Rob teaches the three useful dimensions of self and shares why “you” are a holistic system. You’ll discover what areas you need to master to shift your identity. Then hear the big secret to creating profound change and transforming your life.

Other Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • Dealing with Unexpected Life Events
  • What Resilience Looks Like
  • How to Maturely Handle The Tough Stuff
  • Tangible Ways Stress Can Hold Us Back
  • Realigning Your Values
  • Why a Secure Sense of Self is Important
  • The Cycle of Self Sabotage
  • Three Useful Dimensions of Self
  • Defining What “Identity” Is
  • The Self as a Holistic System
  • How Thought/Emotions/Behavior Interact
  • Why Mindset is Homebase
  • Creating Profound Change in Your Sense of Self
  • How to Gain Emotional Resilience
  • The Secret to Transformation and Permanent Change
  • Ways to Love Yourself Through Trauma
  • Learning to Become More Mature
  • What an “Identity Shift” Is
  • Defeating Your Victim Mentality
  • Why Self Love is Important
  • How to Avoid Suffering

To download other full episodes of The Rob Scott Show on iTunes, head here. To subscribe on YouTube click here.

Episode 21 – The Power of Defining Your Values

This episode is all about values. Rob and Sarah discuss how connecting with your values is a powerful move. Being clear on what matters will help you to be more productive and capable of taking action. They also discuss why values don’t have to be etched in stone. They can be flexible and often different in different contexts. You’ll also discover how to resolve value conflicts, both internally and externally.

Additionally, you’ll understand where values come from. Why once we are adults, we are the only ones in charge of choosing what’s valuable in our own life. Rob teaches the difference between espoused values and behavioral values. Discover why what you say you value, and how you behave might be different. Finally, you’ll learn some tips on exactly how to resolve inner conflict. As well as, a quick hack of how to achieve your goals.

Other Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • Why Your Values are Important
  • The Four Levels of Values
  • Understanding Values Conflict
  • How Knowing Values Brings Clarity
  • Where Our Values Come From
  • Knowing Values Are a Choice
  • The Evolution of Values
  • Behavioral Values vs Espoused Values
  • How to Resolve Inner Conflict
  • The Value of Ranking Your Values
  • Learn to Have More Honesty and Integrity
  • When to Prioritize Your Different Values
  • Using Your Values as a Guidelines
  • How Meaning Making Can Help You Achieve Your Goals
  • Examining Values in Different Contexts
  • Values Across Other Perspectives
  • Looking at Values in the Workplace
  • Why You Are in Charge of Picking Your Values
  • How to Have a More Conscious Filled Life

To download other full episodes of The Rob Scott Show on iTunes, head here. To subscribe on YouTube click here.

Episode 20 – Overcoming Procrastination and Perfectionism

In this episode, Rob and Sarah discuss two big concepts: procrastination and perfectionism. You’ll learn how both of these originate, the different ways they overlap, and how to get past them.

We explore how procrastination may be trying to teach you something. Also, how your attention is crucial to ending procrastination. Plus, knowing your values can help you avoid getting stuck in a cycle of indecision.

Rob talks about how having a secure sense of self will help you gain more confidence and courage. And how breaking up with expected outcomes will combat perfectionism.

Finally, you’ll learn useful tips on how to be a powerful action taker. Growing your “self love” will create more confidence. In turn, that will give you the courage to move forward in your life in a powerful and meaningful way.

Other Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • The Real Root of Procrastination
  • How to Gain a More Confidence and a Secure Sense of Self
  • Understanding the Useful Function of Procrastination
  • The Relationship Between Procrastination and Perfectionism
  • Reasons We Fall Into These Patterns
  • Why Defining Our Values Matters
  • The Power of Essentialism and Focus
  • The Shortcut to Gain Instant Courage
  • Care Less to Do More
  • Why Technology Inspires Procrastination
  • The Power of Our Attention
  • Making Outcomes Not Matter
  • How to Have Confidence in Public Speaking
  • The Value of Real Self Love
  • How to Set Simple Expectations for Yourself
  • The Evolutionary Origin of Performance
  • How Authenticity Helps Us Take Action
  • The Relationship Between Identity and Performance

To download other full episodes of The Rob Scott Show on iTunes, head here. To subscribe on YouTube click here.

Episode 19 – How To Improve Communication

This episode of the Rob Scott Show is about becoming a better communicator. We explore how to improve both mindful speaking and active listening skills.

This episode touches on how mindful communication will help your relationships improve. Learning to share yourself, and being present when listening creates intimacy. With this skill, you will experience fewer misunderstandings, less conflict, and less isolation. And instead find more joy, connection and wellbeing.

The goal of our communication shouldn’t be “perfect communication.” Instead we want to shoot for honest and authentic communication.

Other Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • Dissecting Meaningful Communication
  • Defining What Active Listening Is
  • Qualities of a “Good” Listener
  • How Mindfulness Can Help Communication
  • Being More Present in Conversations
  • Why Mindful Listening Can Create Connection
  • Exploring How Healthy Communication Builds Intimacy
  • The Technique of “Mirroring”
  • Authentic Speaking and Radical Honesty
  • All About Honesty and “Into-Me-See”
  • How to “Receive” in our Listening
  • Learning to Find the Wealth in Listening
  • The Difference Between Prayer and Meditation
  • A Shortcut to Finding Presence
  • The Joy in Making Intimate Connections
  • Honest and Authentic Speaking

To download other full episodes of The Rob Scott Show on iTunes, head here. To subscribe on YouTube click here.

Episode 18 – Use Gratitude to Be Happy

This episode answers all your burning questions about how to be happier right now. Rob and Sarah do a deep dive on gratitude. They get specific on what gratitude is and how to have more of it in your life.

You’ll learn useful tips on how to recognize and embody the actual feeling of gratitude. Plus, you’ll discover why gratitude may be the “mental medicine” you need. It can be the root source in your life to feel more love, joy, and connection. Rob also teaches a simple and powerful gratitude practice called “3G3.”

They also examine how expectation can be the opposite of gratitude. You’ll learn how expectation and attachment affect your mind. Finally, you’ll hear some different ways to manage your “desire muscle.” Managing attachment allows you to have helpful expectations. As well as grow your emotional intelligence.

Other Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • Three Types of Meditation Practices
  • How to Embody the Feeling of Gratitude
  • Examining What Mindfulness Means
  • The Difference Between Thinking & Sensation
  • The Power of Being in the Present
  • How to Become More Enlightened
  • Gratitude, the “Mental Medicine”
  • Managing Where You Focus Attention
  • Comparing Down as a Survival Skill
  • The 3G3 Gratitude Practice
  • How Gratitude Facilitates Connection
  • Exploring Why Expectation Happens
  • How Expectations Can Be Beneficial to Us
  • The Mental Error that Causes Suffering
  • A Shortcut to Creating Change

To download other full episodes of The Rob Scott Show on iTunes, head here. To subscribe on YouTube click here.

Episode 17 – Humans Greatest Misconception

This episode of the Rob Scott Show opens with a big question. What is the biggest misconception of humankind?

That question kicks off an interesting and candid discussion. We explore human attachment to belief. Plus, survival mechanisms, and how to gain the highest quality of mind.

You’ll learn exactly what attachment means, and how it’s actually a skill that protects us. You’ll also hear how awareness of what beliefs you attach too matters. It can be what keeps you stuck in a loop or propels you into being a powerful action taker.

Finally, you’ll learn about the importance of balance, and why it’s important to manage our desires. Rob also talks about duality and shares what he thinks the most detrimental mindset might be.

Other Topics Covered in this Episode:

  • The Biggest Misconception About Humans
  • The Mental Mechanism That Creates Habits
  • Enlightened leaders in our Past
  • Examining to Our Powerful Beliefs Patterns
  • How the Ego Influences Us
  • Understanding Desire and Cravings
  • Attachment as a Survival Mechanism
  • Learning Where Patterns Come From
  • The Importance of Balance
  • Navigating the We Space and the “I” Space
  • Comparing Conflict vs War
  • Awareness of Beliefs
  • Managing our Attachments
  • Learning How to Take Action in Your Life

To download other full episodes of The Rob Scott Show on iTunes, head here. To subscribe on YouTube click here.

Episode 16 – Codependency and Self Love

Codependency shows itself in very subtle ways and is often hidden beneath other factors. Even though it’s hard to put our finger on it all the time, it will hurt us greatly if it goes unnoticed and uncorrected.

Simply defined, codependency is the “lost self.”

Culturally, we are receiving messaging that often glorifies codependency. Society celebrates the “happy ending” in such a way that encourages us to look outwards for love. And doesn’t emphasize how important it is to love ourselves first.

Often we talk about this in the setting of relationships. But codependency can also occur with processes or substances as well as with people. It’s really when we “lose ourselves” to something outside ourselves.

This episode offers a new perspective on codependency. We draw some meaningful parallels between codependency and addiction. You’ll also learn some clear symptoms of codependent relationships.

Then discover tips on how to avoid a cycle of codependency in your own life. (HINT: Self love is crucial.)

Finally, we’ll share some simple mindset shifts that will help you find and hold important boundaries. And become more aware of your own needs.

Some topics covered in this episode:

  • Explaining what codependency is.
  • How addiction is related to codependency.
  • Dissecting “identity.”
  • Why your values matter.
  • Cultural influence on codependency.
  • How awareness can prevent an identity crisis.
  • Ways to be more emotionally resilient.
  • Codependency and enmeshment.
  • The model of development.
  • Why looking outwards for our happiness is dangerous.
  • How boundaries help manage overfunctioning.
  • Tips on improving self care.
  • Stopping codependency for future generations.
  • Why self love is the answer.

To download other full episodes of The Rob Scott Show on iTunes, head here. To subscribe on YouTube click here.