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The Adversity Advantage


Jan 10, 2022

Today, we welcome Mel Robbins to talk about how the mind always defaults back to past trauma when dealing with emotions, defining motivation to effectively change our habits, and the amount of self work needed to develop skills for self empowerment.

Mel is one of the leading voices in personal development and transformation and a New York Times Bestselling author. Her work includes The High 5 Habit, The 5 Second Rule, six #1 bestselling audiobooks, the #1 podcast on Audible, as well as signature online courses that have changed the lives of more than half a million students worldwide. 

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What to Listen For:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:44 Motivation alone doesn't change a habit
  • 06:51 Getting control over your negative self talk
  • 09:23 What you say to yourself matters the most
  • 13:44 Your mind presents a world that matches your negative dialogue
  • 21:18 Every "WHY" answers to the thing that you want the most
  • 26:32 Build the skill of self empowerment
  • 28:38 Manifestation is not a one-step process
  • 40:06 Patterns are familiar and they just repeat automatically
  • 46:24 When your stored tension and trauma activates
  • 50:23 Every single day, develop and practice your skills
  • 56:47 Top tools you can use in moments of stress
  • 01:01:54 Stop being too hard on yourself

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