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79: The Inner Game of Your Response to Shooting in Vegas

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You have two people inside of you: the observer and the doer.

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It’s natural to talk to yourself. Some people talk to themselves out loud, and some of them do it internally.

When we do something wrong, we might tell ourselves we’re being “stupid” or that we’re “idiots”. Beating ourselves up emotionally just discourages us from continuing on with the journey.

So you might think that, naturally, we should reward ourselves. Tell ourselves how great we are when we do something right.


When we reward our efforts, it puts pressure on us. We feel a need to recreate that success, and causes us to over analyze what we did right. That ends up leading us to more failure, as we try to force results.

Inside of us are two people, the doer and the observer. The doer will do what needs to be done and get the results we need on it’s own. The observer will notice what happens and try to help the doer, but ends up getting in the doer’s way.

What you need to do is learn to dumb it down, and trust your body knows what to do. Trust that it knows the right way to go and the doer will find it’s way.

On this episode of Have It All, Guy and Ilan discuss The Inner Game by W. Timothy Gallwey, and the real reason behind horrible events like the Las Vegas shooting.

Download this episode today to learn how you can get the results you want, by letting your mind do what it naturally wants to.

All we do is muck it up. Learn to get out of your own way.

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The Cliff Notes:

  • We all talk to ourselves.
  • You have to people in you: the observer and the doer.
  • We don’t tell other people they are stupid when they do something wrong.
  • The doer will always find a way to produce results, don’t get in it’s way.
  • When you place judgment you interrupt other people’s process.
  • Let the body do what it’s been trained to do.
  • Don’t create overwhelming goals.
  • As a child you didn’t worry about the process on how to walk.
  • The system is more powerful than our conscious mind.
  • No matter where you on in life ask yourself “Where don’t I feel good?”
  • The more we share what we are doing the more we realize we aren’t alone.
  • There’s no reason to vilify a side.
  • Anger is not bad, unchecked anger is bad.
  • We need to be responsible for conversations.
  • When you internalize events, notice what is triggering you.
  • You choose your perception and your feelings.
  • Horrible events should be a wake up call to choose love instead of hate.
  • Joy and love is our natural state.

Get back to the effortless flow of learning you had when you were a child.

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The Inner Game