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A personal story to share... Apr 01, 2020

Life is exhausting at times.

Especially when we’re dealing with a real global health threat.

Especially when we're dealing with other new things, like... social distancing, "safer at home" orders, homeschooling kids, working virtually, etc.

It’s all hard.

Knowing how to run our mind...

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The Most Useful Skill in Personal Development Feb 17, 2020

 

The latest episode of the Rob Scott Show shares why reality isn’t always what it seems to be.

We discuss why we often have misconceptions around what’s “real,” and why so many of us are lost in our own delusions and fantasies.

Then I share the #1 skill you can...

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The Skill of "Being" Jan 28, 2020

 

High achievers listen up! Episode 28 of The Rob Scott Show is going to help you understand that achievement isn’t actually the key to being fulfilled.

During this episode, Rob and Sarah talk about the difference between skill and strategy. Strategizing and problem solving...

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The 4 Stages of Consciousness Jan 04, 2017

Your mind basically runs everything.

Our minds are what drive how we feel about things.  They control how we make meaning.  They either allow us to focus or not.  And oddly, we don't get an instruction manual on how to run these minds of ours.

So what do we do?

We need to...

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A Bit About Relationships Jun 04, 2007

This post is about being in relationships with others. It describes mistakes we make that end up leaving us hurt and confused. It also describes successful relationships and what we should strive for when we come together.

Often when we enjoy being with others what we're enjoying is the...

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Big Things From Little Changes or How to Have a True "Identity Shift" May 15, 2007

Why is it so hard to make big changes in our lives? We all seem to want things to be different than they are. We'd like to lose weight, make more money, be more organized, eat better. In this talk I point out a couple of ways to help bring lasting change.

One of the ideas many people hold is that...

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Do You Have A Practice Apr 29, 2007

This talk is meant to suggest the importance of a regular meditation practice. The pull of the world, and the normal distractions and natural egoic self builders don't remind us that we need to see that there is more than thought. There is experience. We can exist without our minds running all...

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A Rainy Day in Philadelphia Apr 13, 2007

Something a little different today. No talking. Just watching.

What do the faces say to you? Where do our minds go as we walk through this life? How many of us are really here, and when are we most here? There's the pigeon, and the playing. The begging, and the pain... The energy underneath it...

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Looking Through Other Peoples Eyes Mar 31, 2007

Many talks I've given have been about the perspective shift of being able to look through other people's eyes. And while this is a deeply important skill to develop to inform ourselves and to evolve, if not done from a place of health, it can lead to enabling co-dependent behavior.

Healthy...

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Learning to be Detached Mar 08, 2007

I was recently having a discussion with a good friend of mine. He mentioned that people who have had trauma and have learned to detach to protect themselves would make great Buddhists. They may have spent their lives not attaching to things because things or events had hurt them in the past. A...

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