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How to Know Your Purpose and Avoid Trauma – Mastin Kipp #501

By: Dave Asprey
June 14, 2018

How to Know Your Purpose and Avoid Trauma – Mastin Kipp #501

Today’s guest on Bulletproof Radio is an author, entrepreneur and inspirational speaker, Mastin Kipp.

Aside from being a number one author and speaker, Mastin is also the creator of Functional Life Coaching(TM) for people who are seeking rapid transformation in their lives. He has been featured on the Emmy Award show, Super Soul Sunday, and is recognized as a “thought leader for the next generation” by Oprah Winfrey.

Mastin has built a highly successful international personal development company that helps people create rapid change, connect to who they really are, and how to live their lives with passion and purpose.

He joins us today to talk about just what he is doing to get people to make better life choices.

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How to Know Your Purpose and Avoid Trauma – Mastin Kipp #501

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  • If you are a human who is alive, you have a pattern [00:12:37]
    “Our brains aren’t even really fully developed until we’re about what, mid-twenties. So we’re going through things as kids that we don’t even have a meaning or context or awareness of what that actually is, and then we just take it on as normal.”
  • You can’t sustain growth without healing [00:16:35]
    “I love exponential thinking and I think exponential problems solving problems is everything but you’re not going to be able to sustain exponential growth without exponential healing at the same time.”
  • Direct correlation between the leader and how the business performs [00:24:12]
    “One of my core values is to view everything that happens in my life as a living lesson. When I view things that way, then I can start to take responsibility and pivot and change.”
  • Don’t be a traumatized person alone on Mars [00:49:20]
    “The other thing is that you got to do your trauma work because otherwise, you’re just a traumatized person alone in Mars. And Matt Damon can tell you how that was.”
  • What trauma is [00:08:32]
    “When people hear the word trauma they think significant – like you’re on a battlefield and you lost a limb or you have some type of sexual assault that was violent or you were mugged – and of course those things fall into the lens of trauma. But there are a million shades of trauma from like your parents were gone and you didn’t have an emotional connection to them to like your father five minutes late.”
  • How trauma is like having the brakes on our car always turned on (Dave) [00:18:52]
    “If the brakes are always on, the car and it doesn’t steer right, that’s where trauma comes in. Because you think the steering wheel is pointed forward but it’s pointed sideways but you don’t know and you don’t know that the brakes are always on a little bit until basically, the car won’t go as fast as it could.
  • Knowing your purpose [00:39:27]
    “So purpose, in a very practical sense, sends signals to your body that “you have use, therefore be healthy” – think of it that way. And that’s really important.

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