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Sep 28, 2017

This episode originally aired on The Meaningful Way Podcast | Episode 35

What gets in the way of your success? For many it's a form of addiction — alcohol, money, smoking, love, technology, sugar — the list goes on and on; and in a world that promises instant gratification, not being able to have it all can overcome you. David Essel, master teacher, bestselling author, radio and TV host, addiction recovery coach, inspirational and an all-faiths speaker shares the secret to overcoming your addictions and working with what you've got that'll lead you to your ultimate massive success.

David, with his own personal recovery from drug and alcohol addiction, has created one of the most successful, holistic addiction recovery programs in the United States. For 25 years David has used a variety of healing methods to help people release living beliefs regarding their addictions. His bestselling book Positive Thinking Will Never Change Your Life But This Book Will defies the myth of positive thinking and gets real on success.

How can you live more intentionally and fully, and have powerful results doing so? The answer's simpler than you think.

Key Takeaways:

Breaking out from the crowd. Are you a duck (follower) or a goose (leader)? In life it's easy to get stuck on a path that you never imagined yourself on and feel internal resistance to trying something new. Listen to your heart and break free by trying THIS...[7:30].

Looking at the whole picture. What is joy for you? Take a second to look at your relationships, your actions, your goals, and your self-identity. How does looking at those parts of your life make you feel? The REAL magic behind feeling alive and lifted is...[22:11].

Waking up to reality. According to David, positive thinking alone will NOT bring you success but positive ACTION will. What's the difference? The ONE thing you need to do to shatter your disbelief of hopeful thinking and fuel your ambition is...[27:30].

Building your support group. We're not born into this world alone, so why do we insist on carrying the weight of our goals alone? No, the world isn't conspiring against you, in fact, it wants to be your friend and help you. Remember these TWO words and you can master anything...[32:36].

Tune in and turn the volume up for a dose of inspiration and life lessons. You're never more than One Idea Away from a whole, new reality.