Own Your Future in Business, Life & Love with Tony Robbins on School of Greatness with Lewis Howes

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Key Takeaways

  • Don’t judge yourself too hard and turn everything into a life and death situation
  • “Go live a life that’s meaningful and you will love yourself” – Tony Robbins
  • Being really angry for more than five minutes can suppress your immune system for 1-2.5 hours
  • You can’t control what your parents do or have done, so you have to become stronger than any of it to be free, and freedom comes from growth
  • Self-esteem doesn’t come from what people say (or didn’t say) about you, it comes from what you do
  • Focus on one thing that gives you the most pain, for example, a relationship and work on it
  • Your attitude shows in your posture, your gaze, your voice, your breathing
  • “If you change your body, you’ll change your emotions and you’ll change your decisions and in that way, you’ll change your quality of life.” Tony Robbins

Intro

Tony Robbins is an American author, coach, speaker, and philanthropist. Robbins is known for his infomercials, seminars, and self-help books.

Three Habits Tony Wishes He Adopted In His Twenties And Thirties

  • Don’t judge yourself too hard
  • Don’t make everything into a life and death situation
  • Decide what’s most important to you that you want
    • Teach your child to contribute – “Life isn’t about me, it’s about we” – Tony Robbins
    • Shape your child’s value system

Why Loving Yourself Is Not The Secret To Success

  • Tony says the idea of loving yourself has no basis in reality
  • If you constantly have unconditional love, you think the world is all about you
  • Loving yourself comes from feeling other people’s essence
  • “Get on and live a life that’s meaningful and you will love yourself” – Tony Robbins
  • Having unconditional love for others leads to love for yourself

The Key To “Stacking The Positives” In Your Life.

  • Most people stack the negatives especially when they are angry or overreacting
  • Strong anger for more than five minutes can suppress your immune system for 1-2.5 hours
  • Instead, stack great memories or positives – You’ll feel great about yourself

How To Free Yourself From The Chains Of Your Past

  • Life is about giving not taking
  • If your childhood was imperfect, you probably learned to grow through it
  • You can’t control what your parents do or have done, so you have to become stronger than any of it to be free, and freedom comes from growth
  • Remember, you can’t control everyone
  • “Your biography is not your destiny. Your rearview mirror, should not drive your destiny” – Tony Robbins

Why You Need To Get Away From Toxic People

  • Language has become toxic especially on social media – everyone is constantly judging everyone else
  • But everybody doesn’t need to think the same way
  • You are more than the language people use about you
  • Self-esteem doesn’t come from what people say (or didn’t say) about you, it comes from what you do, what you stack

The Power Of Pushing Through Your Fear

  • “Blame is not a strategy for a meaningful life – blame is not a strategy for greatness”- Tony Robbins
  • Focus on one thing, the thing that gives you the most pain, for example, a relationship
  • The easiest way to attack the problem is to start with the body
  • “If you change the body, you’ll change the emotions and you’ll change your decisions and in that way, you’ll change your quality of life.” Tony Robbins
  • Your attitude shows in your posture, your  gaze, your voice, your breathing
  • Fear is physical but so is courage
  • Courage feels different!
  • Model someone who has/acts in a way that you like
  • Don’t learn by trial and error – model behavior

Why Millennials Could Be The Best Generation

  • Millennials are unique in history because they have experienced certain shocks at certain times – both the financial crisis and the pandemic
  • Technology advancements allow millennials to connect but also pits them against each other so this aspect could push their generation toward either way

What is Your Definition of Greatness?

  • Service – what you can do for others
  • Purpose and progress are the twin powers in life
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