Interrupt the Cycle of Self-Sabotage and Create Your Own Luck with Gary John Bishop, Gay Hendricks, & Carol Kline

Original Air Date Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019

How many people do you know carry good luck charms? Are those people generally optimistic about life and the future? Chances are they are some of the luckiest people you know. How do they do it? How have they overcome their varied histories and stopped self-sabotaging behaviors to invite luck into their lives? To find out, Positive Psychology Podcast Host, Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with Gary John Bishop, Gay Hendricks, and Carol Kline about how we can all give ourselves a fighting chance at happiness by changing our minds about who we are. Gary John Bishop is a personal development expert and author who describes the three saboteurs that plague most humans and shares excerpts from his latest book, Stop Doing That Sh*t. And, Gay Hendricks and Carol Kline are co-authors of the book, Conscious Luck. In the second segment, they share how we can manifest luck into our lives, no matter how deserving we believe we are of it.

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Gary John Bishop — Acknowledging Self-Sabotage :
  • The point of Gary’s book, Stop Doing That Sh*t, is that you can’t stop doing something unless you acknowledge you are doing it. [1:54]
  • Gary shares his journey of overcoming a personal saboteur, self-criticism. [4:10]
  • The 3 saboteurs that plague most humans and why they are our default response. [9:44]
  • The contrast of the awareness level between humans and other animals. [17:17]
  • Gary and Lisa read excerpts from Stop Doing That Sh*t, about our conscious and subconscious life experiences. [23:23]]

Gary John Bishop is one of the leading personal development experts in the industry. His “urban philosophy” approach represents a new wave of personal empowerment and life mastery that has provided miraculous results for people in the quality and performance of their lives.

Books: Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Life & Stop Doing That Sh*t: End Self-Sabotage and Demand Your Life Back


Gary John Bishop

@GaryJohnBishop on Twitter

One in Seven Billion on Facebook

Dr. Emily Schryer — How to Maintain Wellbeing While Aging:
  • The benefits of focusing on people who are aging well. [30:31]
  • On the happiness scale, does age really matter? [32:07]
  • Unrealistic expectations of aging, feeling younger than you are and accepting our maturation. [35:09]
  • Dr. Schryer’s article studied the effects of subjective aging. [42:04]
  • Shifts in our sexuality as we age. [43:53]
  • Tips and tools for aging gracefully. [47:20]

Gay Hendricks, Ph.D. has served for more than forty years as one of the major contributors to the fields of relationship transformation and body-mind therapies. He is a New York Times bestselling author and his books include Conscious Loving and The Big Leap.



Carol Kline has been an author, editor, and ghostwriter for more than 20 years.




Book: Conscious Luck: Eight Secrets to Intentionally Change Your Fortune

Conscious Luck Website

@GayHendricks on Twitter

Conscious Luck on Facebook

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