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Post-Hangout Replay

Wow. I am flabbergasted by the amazing people I met through this journey so far. Andy, Jimmy, John, Michael, Tony - what guys to know. Handsome devils with golden hearts! I have such respect for the freaking outstanding things you all have done in your lives! Tony Robbins, you lovable high-strung giant (wink), your passion for giving of yourself, for pushing people to see their own stories and helping them recognize there are other, more empowering stories that is also their truth, is inspiring. In one hour online, you have managed to reach out to a collective of people and share just an ounce of the flood of information you have to give.

As for what I gained, well, aside from the real-world - let your dog visit the neighbors if you are ever streaming live to the internet and talking to Tony Robbins - I learned that my own self-talk past is shared among many of us. I may have thought I was all those horrid things, but in reality, I am my own worst critic/enemy/liar. I may act lazy/cra…

Hanging with Tony Robbins

When I got the note to participate in the Google+ hangout with Tony Robbins and a few other guys, I was so psyched. When I attended Unleash the Power Within (UPW) at the end of March, I didn't realize how much it would affect my life and my outlook on myself.

One of the biggest things I got out of UPW was triggered when Tony was taking about the questions we ask ourselves, what we focus on, what it means, and what are we going to do about it? He said this: "Which emotions are "home" and do you still want to live there?"  How to we recognize, make meaning, and take action on our emotions? For me I thought - in your body, in your mind, is there a healthy place for you to achieve and grow, live and love?

When I started getting completely honest with myself over the course of the 4 days, I realized that I was my own worst enemy. My "home" was decrepit and full of barbs that were meant to injure me. If it were a real house, it would be a gauntlet where the…