(Psst – enjoy this podcast and, if you like, watch the video of this call below!)
Andrew Pearce is a life coach who specializes in helping us Humans understand the roots of our behavior. As he says, when we clearly see why we behave in a certain way that is not bringing us the results we want, we are gifted the freedom to change it.
When it comes to addiction, Andrew talks about the freedom of choice in a way that can wake an addict up and give us the courage to take the future – and our wellbeing and recovery – back into our own hands.
How and why have we chosen to give our power away in the first place?
In this podcast, you’ll hear about:
- How to identify, heal and clear blocks to in service of taking more aligned action and being able to receive more in our lives.
- Andrew’s understanding of the mechanism behind self-sabotage.
- The difference between “safe problems” and “risky problems” – an incredibly potent and empowering distinction.
- A detailed example of unpacking how we may unconsciously create our problems to get our core needs met.
- A new way of looking at the word “responsibility,” that has the power to change how we approach that concept within ourselves.
- The relationship between responsibility and freedom.
- How we can tip the scale between our old stories, towards taking full responsibility, in the service of taking constructive action in our lives.
- How we give our power away and what we are getting in return.
- The adult growth model: functional and dysfunctional versions of reliance, rebellion, results and realization.
- Briefly, how inner child work can fit into the big picture of our recovery.
- Becoming conscious of how we put energy behind certain thoughts.
- How at the bottom of every behavior is the perfectly natural, understandable desire to feel safe and feel loved. How can we love this desire and the behavior, en route to ultimately taking back our power and having choice in our reality?
- What is the key to stop needing our problems?
Bonus quote from this podcast episode: “We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves that we love.” – Lori Deschene
You can watch the video below, or listen to the podcast, available at the top of this page. Enjoy!