Help! Get Me Outta Here!

By Kevin Ruess

In this episode, Steve and Kevin discuss how to get out of a job you hate, whether it’s better to do work that you love vs. work that’s lucrative, Steve’s move to China, narcissist parents, and more!

Topics Covered:

  • Choosing a meaningful career
  • Should you do what pays the bills or do what you love for work?
  • Breaking from the corporate prison
  • The trap of believing there is somewhere better than here
  • Dr. Suess – Oh the Places You’ll Go
  • The resistance to doing a job you hate vs taking responsibility
  • Steve tells the story of quitting his terrible sales job in LA and moving to China
  • Steve does the Work of Byron Katie to break free from his boss
  • Steve realizes the effects on children who grow up with narcisistic parents
  • The dangers of being a people pleaser
  • Kevin’s childhood experiences with adults that were not emotionally available
  • Gabor Mate and Russell Brand discuss parenting
  • Giving space to children while they are upset or frustrated
  • Importance of staying conscious then during childhood outbursts or meltdowns
  • How do reconcile acknowledging trauma in childhood with the Work of Byron Katie
  • We don’t know for 100% certainty that we actually have the parents that we thought we had at all, or even that this life is real
  • The positive thinking movement versus The Work of Byron Katie
  • The importance of absolute integrity within
  • Being weary of false Instagram coaches and online experts who pretend to be more successful than they are
  • Following/finding an authentic guru
  • Luckin Coffee in China

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