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129: Growing Through Your Painful Past

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Quick quiz for you:

  1. Are you happy with the status of your current bank account?
  2. Are you happy with the results of your current health?

If both of those answers are no, which I’m sure is 100% of you, you need to take different steps, change your beliefs, and then take action.

This can very quickly lead to a situation where you feel overwhelmed. For many, even answering those two questions honestly can be overwhelming. So we think we only need to change our actions and it will get us different results. However, if your thinking doesn’t change, you will be back to the way that you are. Did you know that the majority of lottery winners are back to the same amount of money that they had before they won within just a couple of years? It’s because they didn’t change their thinking.

If you have created your life around only $80k a year, and then you get $2m a year, that’s so far outside of your comfort zone that you will go back to repeating the same programs that got you to $80k a year.

In this episode, we take a look at why that is, and how all it really takes is 20 minutes a day to make a dramatic improvement in your life. It’s easier than you think it is. What do you have to lose, isn’t 20 minutes worth the life without the frustrations your currently experiencing?

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128: Take Back Your Life In Just 20 Minutes

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Quick quiz for you:

  1. Are you happy with the status of your current bank account?
  2. Are you happy with the results of your current health?

If both of those answers are no, which I’m sure is 100% of you, you need to take different steps, change your beliefs, and then take action.

This can very quickly lead to a situation where you feel overwhelmed. For many, even answering those two questions honestly can be overwhelming. So we think we only need to change our actions and it will get us different results. However, if your thinking doesn’t change, you will be back to the way that you are. Did you know that the majority of lottery winners are back to the same amount of money that they had before they won within just a couple of years? It’s because they didn’t change their thinking.

If you have created your life around only $80k a year, and then you get $2m a year, that’s so far outside of your comfort zone that you will go back to repeating the same programs that got you to $80k a year.

In this episode, we take a look at why that is, and how all it really takes is 20 minutes a day to make a dramatic improvement in your life. It’s easier than you think it is. What do you have to lose, isn’t 20 minutes worth the life without the frustrations your currently experiencing?

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127: Negative Self Talk vs Positive Affirmations

127: Negative Self-Talk vs Positive Affirmations

by Glen Rux, Kyle Reed, and Rohit Rohila

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We can be our own worst enemies. Negative Self-Talk can be a very powerful destructive force or a driver. The difference comes with the balance of Positive Affirmations, and in this episode, we explore just that.

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126: 5 Minute Life Hacks With Huge Impacts

126: 5 Minute Life Hacks With Huge Impacts

by Glen Rux, Kyle Reed, and Rohit Rohila

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When it comes to personal development, we all feel that we need to make bold declarations, but that is not always the case. We think that it takes a great deal of time, energy, frustration, and change.  That we need these in-depth moments of self-reflection to really change the tide of our lives.

This perspective can quickly overwhelm anyone, especially those who are just starting their journey of personal growth. For those, we have a solution. Glen, Kyle, and Rohit took a look at what are some ways to achieve faster results when you don’t have much time. Here we share our top tips and strategies that we implement in our own lives.

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125: How To Take Control Of Your Expectations

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Expectations can be very misleading and it can cause a shit ton of problems if not handled correctly. We all know it, we all do it, we all have certain expectations of something or someone that we have set by ourselves and get pissed when it’s not met. It could be as simple as meeting someone for coffee or time or as big as an unspoken expectation of not cheating on your spouse. It starts with ourselves which is what Kyle and Rohit will dig deep into today’s episode.

Definition of expectation is “a belief that someone will or should achieve something”. There are 3 keywords in there that lead us to disappointment – Belief, Will, and Should. All 3 words leading to what we expect from others without sharing what we actually want. In reality, we are the ones who set a baseline for an expectation. We are the ones who set a baseline for a certain belief and then get mad or disappointed when that belief isn’t met. Why? Why do we this? Here’s a question – Have you ever told the other person of your expectation? Why do we assume that the other person is a mind reader and will know what you want?

Kyle and Rohit explored if we don’t set our expectations with others then we are setting ourselves up for failure and others for disappointment. Expectations have been shown and shifted based on what I have provided and what I feel and you have to modify them to achieve your goal or your expectation. So what can we do get your SHIT together? Really, there are only 2 things. One, you can keep continuing to do what you do now; not be clear on your expectations and be annoyed when it isn’t met OR Two, shift your expectations. As mentioned, expectations are a set of baseline created by ourselves and society has taught us to associate expectation with negativity, but it doesn’t have to be! People are trying to make a difference for themselves or their loved ones and need to shift their mindsets. However, to truly realize what your expectations are from certain people in your mind, you have to regularly do the Circle of Influence exercise. If you have paid attention to any of our past episodes, you know how HUGE Circle of Influence can be on your life and that we should routinely do this exercise to make certain we are aligning the right people in our lives. It’s essentially a virtual review of the baseline that YOU have set up. Review what you want from life and from the people you know; shift those priorities and you will see some drastic positive results that you had never thought of before.

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124: How Simple Decisions Become Habits

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Oh man, I am so stoked for this episode! Right about a year ago Rohit introduced this ideology to me and I found it freaking amazing! It’s not something new that I have heard of. You might have heard this too, but when I really understood what it takes and the results, I was just baffled away by it.

Habit term often has a negative tone to it and it can be, but it really depends on how your subconscious mind lets it go. What is a habit? It’s a repetitive action that we do without realizing that we are even doing it. It’s a repetition that is embedded in our brains to function without putting any thought to it. It’s when we make subconscious It could be as simple as biting your nails or being addicted to meth, but if it’s something that you want to change, you can do it by just changing few everyday decisions.

When I realized that I started applying to my own personal life and the changes have been nothing but positive for me. For example, I always wanted to get up early in the morning and get a head start and I could never wake up earlier than what I usually do. I can’t blame myself – I love to sleep and I have been used to sleeping till this certain time every day for past 10+ years. I have a habit of waking up at a certain time so what did I do? I started setting my alarm for earlier in the morning by 10 mins. The first week it was 10 mins early, then 20, and now 30 mins. It’s not a drastic change all of a sudden, but now I have made a habit of waking up an hour earlier. An HOUR! If you haven’t heard our other episodes, then we have continuously expressed how 24 hours is not enough in our lives if we want to reach our goals in life. It’s not enough to do everything that we want in our life, so now this 1 hour a day becomes 7 extra working hours per week toward your goals.

Makes sense, right? Really, it’s not rocket science to GYST. Changes will start within you. If you are not happy, then why are you not happy? Is it because of something that happened years ago and now you just follow blindly? Find those changes, make simple adjustments and see the improvement.

123: Secrets to Determining Wants vs. Needs

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Ever since we are little kids we have always known to be wanting things…well just because we can. Since we are born we have always wanted things and if we don’t get it we will throw a fit in hopes that we will get it, but hopefully as we grow older we have a lot more control over our urges. However, as we get older we get the freedom of being able to get anything in life that we want and we start forgetting the difference between WANT and NEED. In today’s episode, Kyle and Glenn talk about the difference between “want” and “need” and in reality this is something that we deal with every single day of our lives, but why is that? Why do we get confused so easily between two?  

Since we were born, we have always wanted things because it made us feel good, but we hardly think of things that we actually need. How many times as a child have you cried because you WANTED the new Lego set, but your parents said no cause you didn’t need them? Kyle and Glenn explored that as a kid when we don’t get things, we take that buy shit ton of other things just so we can fill the void of not receiving gifts as a child. A perfect example that Kyle shared was that he has rooms filled with shoes….SHOES! WTF?? I will never understand that BUT Kyle filled that void by purchasing shit ton of shoes since he wasn’t able to have them as a child. The real question comes whether he wants it or needs it?  

Finances is one thing, but the same rule can apply to other areas of our lives. The key is to realize what the difference is and how you can see it. Why are you always going for wants and not needs? You want a Gucci purse, but do you really need it? What value are you getting from purchasing these? Do you think you would gain more value by donating your old purses or by purchasing new $1000 purse? Does it meet your value? If not, then should you keep going after or change your wants to meet the needs? 

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122: Spending Money Irresponsibly

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Today’s episode is definitely something that we can all relate to because it’s an everyday essential and an important one because if you are not on top of your shit you can literally end up broke!

It’s not your fault, we as humans are HORRIBLE at managing things and let alone something as important as cash that literally drives our day to day activities. Just like anything else in life, we are not born with it but we have to get better at spending money responsibly. There are tons and tons of people out there who say “I wish I had money to do…”, “Sorry, I can’t eat out for lunch (or get coffee, or get beers or w/e) because I don’t get paid for another 3 days” and these are the same people who will repeatedly say this every month. Why? If you know you have set expenses and set income, then why not take extra time and plan logically and spend responsibly?

We can blame as much as we want on other forces in life, but in reality, it starts from within ourselves. We have to look at our spending and see what are we spending on and why are spending on these things. Why are we spending on these materials? Was it because as a child you couldn’t own it? Or is it because you are showing off to your friends so they will like you more? You think you are fancy and rich by spending money on your car and big houses. Take away all the two face friends, take away money, what do you have now? Are you happy in life? Is this what you wanted? If so, then great! If not, then are you sure you want to follow the same path?

Now, I am not the best at saving money nor we are a financial group. As mentioned before, it doesn’t take more than a change of mindset to start seeing changes. Thinking logically when you make your next leisure purchase. Is it a nice to have or a necessity to live? Wait one month before purchasing big and revisit, do you still want it? Save $1 every day and increase it by every day. Start doing little changes now that doesn’t seem like a big change, but in future, it will be something that you will never regret.

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121: Living Your Life Intentionally

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BONUS EXERCISE FROM ROHIT’S ADVANCED SEMINAR IN THIS EPISODE: https://www.eventbrite.com

As I was dropping off some kids in the pool on company’s time and scrolling through Facebook feed (Oh don’t judge me you know you are doing the same shit at work!) I came across this picture of myself and my ex on a vacation from 10 years ago. Man did that bring back memories, but as I was reminiscing through my head, I realized where I was in my life then and where I am at now. It genuinely shocked me as to how long has it been and how much has changed but moreover the journey I have taken to get here. It feels like a blink of an eye, but my life has changed dramatically since that moment was captured in that camera.

Over the years, I have made a ton of goals and decisions – some were made by me being stupid and stumbling upon life while others I made a judgment call on. I might have taken action, but either way, these decisions have had a positive and negative impact on my life and helped me find a path toward my purpose in life. I would say finding a purpose is a whole another topic and it’s something that I am still trying to find, but at least this has guided me to find out what I don’t need in my life. I might not have the purpose yet, but I do know my intentions. The intentions which lead to my decisions which leads to actions in my life.

However, the real question I should be asking myself or we should be asking ourselves is am I in control and does my intentions, whether short term or long term, falls parallel to the outcomes of my life or am I letting my life go by and filled with useless activities? If the current stage or upcoming future is aligning with your intention, then great! If not, then let’s really take a look and see how we can change. If you are having trouble figuring out where you are and where you should be, then take inventory of your decisions. Are these affecting you positively or negatively? I am not talking about what kind of ice cream to pick up for dessert tonight. I am talking about the decision that keeps you awake at night. Decisions that you have regretted in past. Decisions that is impacting you currently and will in future. Decisions that truly only you know because these decisions might be hidden for other people, but deep inside you know why chose that.

Truth is you can’t change the past, but only your future. Find these mistakes, learn from it, and adjust your intentions. Take charge of your life and make educated long-term decisions (even if it’s in small stages) that will bring you happiness in your life and self-realize about many aspects of your life. If your vision is parallel to your life, then you are living an intentional life and you have a clear idea of the path you have been on and the path that will lead you to the end of the tunnel.

So, GET YOUR SH*T TOGETHER, stop acting like a victim, take charge and be happy!

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120: Being Accountable To Yourself

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Today’s episode is a true calling for self-reflection as Glen Rux and Rohit Rohila share about their thoughts on being accountable and what it does to us when we are not pushing and holding ourselves accountable.

Accountability can come in many ways and areas of life – relationships, work, pets, driving, you name it. Your actions toward something and what comes out of it – you have to take responsibility for it. Everything that happens to you and around you will have to do directly or indirectly with you, so why not cut the bull shit and start owning up? In today’s world, we are always looking for an escape. We will always try to blame and find excuses from external resources, but we will never look within ourselves and own up to the results of our actions. What most people fail to realize is that accountability might sound negative, but it can be viewed as positive if you believe in it. If you actually hold yourself accountable for an action, then it will prepare you better for the next project. This is something that we are not born with, but have to learn. This is a must skill that we need to get better at because directly or indirectly it has been affecting your whole life.

Let’s take a look at where you are in your life; whether you are in Ivy League College, working on Wall Street, or a janitor at a local middle school – you are here because of your choices and your success. How much of that would you say is because of your actions and accountability from it vs the Universe just landing with fruits on your lap? I will bet you that most of your success is based on your actions which we are driven by having focus and mindset which in the end is being reflected by the level of accountability you hold YOURSELF for achieving or not achieving that task. If you set your mind on something and make it your belief to finish that, then you will do that without a problem and with the best results.

To sum up, accountability is something that you need to learn in order to GYST. Improve yourself in these 3 areas (Self-Motivation, Responsibility, and Personal Accountability) and your success might surprise you!

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119: The Importance of “Self-Care”

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Everyone struggles with caring for themselves. We work long hours, eat unhealthy foods, think negative thoughts, and hold onto negative habits. How do we balance our work lives and our health? Do we take time to take care of ourselves? There are 3 areas of self-care; Physical, Mental, and Emotional.

Everyone knows about the outward physical health aspect. Taking strides to stay in shape by working out, exercising, and eating healthy are only a couple of ways to help maintain your physical self-care. We always seem to forget that getting a checkup with a Doctor or going to the Dentist can also be a form of self-care.

Being in a positive mental state is another important aspect of self-care. Self-respect creates a positive mindset. When you take care of your outward appearance you feel better about yourself. Feeling better about yourself breeds confidence and positivity in your thoughts and actions building a healthier mental state.

Everyone has emotional needs. We deal with happiness, sadness, anger, love, and hate. It is important to deal with our stressors so that our emotions do not overwhelm us and create health issues. Stress is a leading cause of heart health issues in the world today. Find a healthy way to reduce your stress levels and keep the stresses from bleeding into your relationships. Go for a walk, meditate, play a game, listen to music, write in a journal, or exercise. These are all great ways to relieve your stresses.

Maintain healthy relationships. You never know how much time you have in this life and no one knows when their time is going to come. Spend time with those you love and let them know you truly care. In doing so, you will help their emotional health and improve their chances of maintaining better self-care. Make sure you aren’t leaving this life with any regrets and that you won’t regret inaction when someone else is gone.

When we take our self-care seriously and take little steps to improve ourselves, we will find it easier to get our shit together.

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118: Personal Responsibility Is Power!

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Welcome back, listeners!

Today’s episode is a very powerful episode as Glen shares quite a bit about how we let ourselves go at times and what we can do proactively to bring proper in your life. As we grow older we often start asking ourselves can I do better? How have I gotten to this place? I really didn’t plan for this, is this really my life now?

Most of us don’t pursue happiness in the right way. We put our happiness on invaluable items and we spend tons and tons of time on it, but we don’t put that same responsibility on ourselves. We should be making changes to make our lives happy for the long term and not just short term. You and only you have the power to change your future. So why is that we don’t hold ourselves accountable? We always try to blame other people but ourselves.

Over time, these frustrations can lead us to negative state which we don’t want to be in, but subconsciously we end up doing it to ourselves. If you don’t like being overweight, then go to the gym. You don’t like going to the gym, then don’t go, but then don’t hold fast food restaurants accountable for you eating 2 Big Macs, Large Coke and Ice Cream Sundae.

Another way we can relate to is our love-hate relationship with our jobs. If you are there just to get paid but hate the job, then DON’T GO! No one is forcing you to go except for yourself and the only reason why you force yourself to go is that you convince yourself that it’s your manager’s fault that you must be in the office 8-5. People don’t want to take the blame and until you learn to do that, you will never take personal responsibility and move forward in life.

Personal Responsibility is a very broad subject yet very personal. It’s a simple concept that applies to all parts of our lives: work, relationship, mental, physical, friendship, reputation and more. Start take pride in your work, and when you do that when you start becoming more confident, that’s when you will take responsibility of your actions have a better view of yourself and your surroundings. That’s where we want to be at because that’s the moment when you start giving a shit and start GETTING YOUR SHIT TOGETHER

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116: Painful Regrets of Inaction

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Today’s episode is all about regret and pain that comes from it. Don’t shy away now; you know you are already thinking of some few regrets of your lifetime. Well, don’t worry, cause you are not alone. Every single person has regretted something in their life or due to their actions that have led to either one of these pain: Pain of Discipline or Pain of Inactions

All of us have the common understanding that decision that we make right now will affect your future and yet we allow to fuck it up every time. Why do we not follow our dreams and regret it later? Think about that once in a lifetime experience that you missed because of some lame excuse you made and now you regret from not doing it. Maybe it’s an experience you missed of staying on campus during your college years. Maybe it’s your first love that you never got courage to ask out. Or maybe it’s the exotic wildlife safari experience that your friends were enjoying while you were working 9 to 5 in your 3 x 3 cubicle. Have you followed your heart and made the decision rather than your ability of inactions, would you have appreciated the event better now?

We will find any excuse to help other follow their dreams but ours. We will break our back and work 9 to 5 or even put in 80 hours a week just to make a buck while your boss makes millions. Bigger question is what are you setting yourself up for? What are the past mistakes that you are seeing the results now? What can you do to change them? Because if past has taught us anything is that no action is still hurting you and will continue to hurt until you let it so.

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115: Escapism

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Welcome back, listeners!

365 days, 8,760 hours, 525,600 minutes, 31,536,000 seconds in a year….how much of that are you proactive? How much of that time do you spend on escaping from your dreams, work, life, relationship? It’s an interesting question that isn’t very simple, because in reality escapism can be interfered as multiple ways, but is it good or is it bad? In today’s episode, GYST crew came to the conclusion that positive escapism = Help us Challenge and negative escapism = Kill time.

We often find ways to escape from our real words. It could be reading a book, cleaning the house, working on your car, doing drugs, drinking every night, but the question is why do you do that and how does it affect you?  Is it stress relief or mind-numbing? Is this your lifestyle? Is it affecting other areas of your life? You only have 24 hours in life and if you are using it to kill time, then what are you doing with your life? Often people get into this rhythm of doing something as a stress relief, but you end up repeating so much that it becomes a norm. An action that was once a positive escapism turns to negative escapism and you don’t even realize it! It only takes little changes till it becomes subconsciously permanent and we need to apply the same rule again if we want to turn negative escapism to positive escapism.

Join into today’s episode to find out what GYST crew is doing to turning their negative escapism around and get their SHIT together!

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114: Investing In Yourself

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It seems such a long time ago when Rohit approached me about joining the GYST crew, but I guess that’s prone to happen when you are so deep into investing in yourself that it feels like an eternity but, it’s been only sometimes.

Over the past year, I have learned an incredible amount of knowledge and improved myself in so many ways that I could have never imagined doing so before. I have learned to manage my time better, prioritize, improve a relationship and just so many other little quirks that you might not notice but it’s ok because no matter how big or small of an effort I am making, it’s a step toward progress.

Investing in yourself doesn’t mean spending money on yourself, but instead finding ways to cherish and celebrate yourself along with taking steps to improving yourself. It’s what you do for yourself along with the people that are around you that matters. Are you bringing joy or are you bringing toxic? If you are bringing toxic, then guess what? It’s ok. That’s why you are here to GET YOUR SHIT TOGETHER! Find that toxic and make a little change to improve that. It doesn’t matter if it’s fixing the broken and twisted relationship or setting a goal to read 1 book in 6 months. It’s what you do to improve yourself is what matters and no one else can be a judge of that, but yourself.

A lot of people fear changes which come with hand to hand with investing in yourself because that means changing for better but staying true to yourself. Humans have been on this planet for millions of years, we are here now because of the improvement of our past. We wouldn’t be here without the accomplishments of our ancestors. We must apply the same terminology in our personal lives if we want to make a difference and if not for the world, then for our family and closed ones.

It has been an adventure to see all the changes, but I wouldn’t change it for anything. I am glad to be making these changes and applying it to my daily life. Question is, do you want to get your shit together?

Have you subscribed to GYST on iTunes, Google Play, or Stitcher yet? Have you seen any of our YouTube videos? Come on, get your sh*t together and make your life easier already!

113: Conquering Your Fears

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Fear. It’s such a simple term yet such complicated subject, since not only it can affect you physically, but it can seriously mess you up in your head! In today’s episode, Glen and Kyle share how they have been affected by fear and how they have gotten their shit together and learned to conquer their fears, but before we get into that, we must truly understand what is fear and where it really drives from?

Fear is something that can lead to life or death situation based on traumas and bad experiences, but as crazy as it sounds the best way to get over is by moving those experience. Fear is explained based on physical hurt, but, fear can take many shapes and forms. It can take shape in fight or feat, fear of memory, fear of failure, fear of progress, name YOUR fear and it will appear. Question is, how do YOU move past it?  Every single person is different. Every single person has their own experience and each moment can lead to a different type of fear in each person. It’s how we overcome and move on with our life is what’s most important.

One of my biggest fear was getting behind the wheel after getting into a life-threatening accident. It’s not the fear of getting behind the wheel, but it’s the fear of knowing that this is possible at any second and with a split second your life can be over. Knowing that my life can be over at any moment when I am on the road. The worst thing is it can be out of my hands. It takes an even bigger toll on my mental health when I must relive that moment by driving on that same road every single day. I can take alternative routes and avoid that road, but is it really helping me conquer my fears or run the other way? Is it easy? Fuck no. Is it scary to drive through that road every day? You betcha. Do I feel like I am conquering my fears? Every single moment I drive through that because if I didn’t and took alternative route every day I would be running away from my fears.

You see the wonderful part of life and growing up is going through different stages of fear. We wouldn’t be where we are without fear. With fear, you learn to push yourself to beyond your limit and break through whatever brings you down. You must learn to trick your beliefs and mind to NOT stop you from achieving what you want. Most people will avoid anything that they fear like a plague, but look deeper and ask yourself if this fear is holding you back or helping you move your life forward?

Have you subscribed to GYST on iTunes, Google Play, or Stitcher yet? Have you seen any of our YouTube videos? Come on, get your sh*t together and make your life easier already!

112: Living With Depression

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Welcome back, listeners!

During my 28+ years of my life, I have run into few people who have been living with depression for a long time. These people have been going day by day feeling depressed at most times and honestly, just living like a Zombie. I have known people who have been let go from their place of employment because they stopped coming to work and giving a shit about themselves or anyone close to them. Heck, they even stopped coming out of their room! Even though I have seen people live like this every day, there was always a part of me that always wondered is it even real? It always baffled me because I could NEVER understand why would anyone want to be at this stage? Why would you be so drowned in your sad thoughts that you are now making the environment toxic? Why don’t you just man the fuck up and just get over it?

It wasn’t until recently when I went through a life-threatening car accident where I was lucky to be alive and walk away without a scratch. I might not have any physical indication that I wasn’t hurt, but oh boy was I messed up mentally. This is when I realized that depression isn’t physical, but emotional and mental. What’s even more fucked up, which in reality is just a cruel humor of life, is that NO ONE can help you like you can help yourself. Quickly, I came to the realization that if I don’t work on my mental health and start moving on I will never get back up. If I don’t move past this, then I will keep spinning in the Depression world like a sports car stuck on a beach (don’t laugh yes, it did happen to me).

 

I believe that’s one of the biggest pieces – overcoming your emotional and mental state. This doesn’t sound very challenging, but the fact is not one person can control other person’s emotional or mental state. You have to work on it yourself just like going to the gym if you want to get better. For some people, it might be really easy. For some people, it’s the toughest thing in their life. There is no right or wrong way of doing this. You have to work on yourself to improve your life every day. Even if it’s a small improvement, it’s a small progress toward beating depression.

In today’s episode, one of our podcast members is getting their shit together by opening up on air and truly sharing what it’s like living with depression. These are real thoughts, real emotions, real tears, and real depression. This was a shock to me because I knew that my best friend was unhappy and given the circumstances I understand, but I never knew that he was living in depression. It is shocking to see my best friend go through this, but should I really be? A study shows that depression has become #2 reason impacting our health, but by 2030 this will be #1 cause of loss of longevity of life.

Join in and listen to today’s episode as Amit shares how it’s like living with depression to Kyle to not only help himself but to also give a blink of hope for all the people out there who want to Get Their Shit Together.

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