Ira Israel

Episode 151 - Jan 9, 2018

Ira Israel on The One & Only with Mark Shapiro

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Ira Israel is a psychotherapist and the author of How to Survive Your Childhood Now That You’re an Adult. In today’s episode we discuss why we carry the beliefs and defense mechanisms that we form as kids into our adults lives — and most importantly — how to break out of these patterns to become our most authentic selves. Do you know how many text messages are the equivalent to one real hug? Tune in to find out!

 

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Show Notes:

-Busting the myth of romance

-How to recognize patterns from your childhood

-Growing vertically, rather than horizontally

-How to separate yourself from the voice in your head

-Ira’s take on authenticity

-Why relationships are what really matters

-The problem with human connection via technology

-How to replace the weeds in your mind with gratitude

 

Links Mentioned:

-Get your copy of How to Survive Your Childhood Now That You're an Adult

-Start 2018 off with Winning Weeks

 

 

Episode Quotes

“Accept the unknown.”

“Stop complaining and own your work.”

“We raise children in the same way that we tame pets.”

“Language is a cage.”

“Your childhood is gone, it’s dead, the only thing that exists is your story about it.”