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From the moment I first heard Rob Actis’ voice in an audition, I knew that he would be the voice of The Miracle Morning audiobook series. As he was recording the first book, he started doing his SAVERS, stopped sleeping in until noon, and, amazingly, discovered that he was narrating a book that was changing his life in real-time.

Rob decided at the age of 4 that he wanted to speak to the world. 54 years later, he’s a radio personality, commercial voice actor, and the leader of a new movement getting people motivated to take action in their lives.

Today, Rob joins the podcast to discuss his new (and first) book, The Law of Action: Gain Perfect Clarity, Boost Your Confidence and Get More Results NOW. We talk about facing your fears head-on, what’s really going on when we procrastinate, and how to get unstuck when you’re in the planning stage – and truly transform your life.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • How laying in bed with a life-threatening blood clot taught Rob to overcome his fears and stop settling.
  • The method Rob has used his entire life to get things done – and why it’s not as simple as it initially sounds.
  • How to dissect the hidden forces at play when we think we’re procrastinating.
  • Why imperfection and success are not mutually exclusive – and the power of acknowledging failures and being vulnerable.

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[INTRODUCTION]

 

Hal: Achieve Your Goals Podcast listeners aka Goal Achievers, what’s up? It’s Hal Elrod. I’ve got a little bit of a cold, so you might hear me clearing my throat or sniffing or whatever but I’m sure you’ll be alright. Anyway, today I’m excited. We have an author interview today and I love author interviews I think partly because I’m an author, so I can appreciate what it takes to write a book and if it’s a really good book what that takes because now that self-publishing is a big factor in the publishing world, anybody can write a book which is both really cool and got of a quality control issue if you will.

 

Well, today this is a treat. This is a special individual that I’m bringing on the podcast in that this is the voice. He is the voice of the Miracle Morning book series and I’m talking about Rob Actis. Rob Actis is the narrator for the Miracle Morning book, the original, and he’s narrated every single book in the series so let’s see. Look at my wall here. The Miracle Morning for Entrepreneurs, The Miracle Morning for Salespeople, the Miracle Morning for Writers, for Parents and Families, for College Students, for Network Marketers and I think there’s a few that are not on my wall yet. But he now published his first book, The Law of Action.

 

And, Rob, I’ll bring you on officially in a sec, but I never told you this but for years and I’m sure I’m not the only one but ever since The Secret came out and Law of Attraction, I’ve always said that they missed the Law of Action. They missed the Law of Action and what’s cool is you wrote the book like you addressed that early on. You wrote the book on that, man. So, yeah, I’m excited to have you on. Before you respond, we engage in this conversation which I’m excited for. I just want to tell our listeners I want to give the official intro so everybody listening you know who Rob Actis is.

 

And he decided at four years old that he wanted to speak to the world and now 54 years later not only has he accomplished being a radio personality and successful commercial voice actor but also, he’s leading a movement that gets people motivated to take action in their lives and Rob’s experiences and triumphs are a testament to that. One example is when traveled to Hawaii to overcome a debilitating fear of heights by taking action and booking a helicopter tour in Hawaii which I did just two weeks ago with the doors off and it was actually terrifying and exciting but read the story in chapter 2. You’ll hear that story when you read chapter 2. And today Rob relishes in facing fears head-on, overcoming them, and inspiring others to do the same.

 

In Rob’s new book that I just mentioned, The Law of Action, shows the incredible results that you can get when you take the time to intentionally decide, plan, and act in your life and it starts out with an emotional roller coaster story about the time that Rob almost lost his daughter in an unusual kind of a freak medical emergency and I was reading that this morning. I was tearing up and before the chapter ends, Rob also shares about his own medical situation that almost took his life because he didn’t take action soon enough. And Rob is passionate about sharing The Law of Action with the world. His intention is to help people see they are not only worthy of greatness but also capable of breaking down any task in manageable steps and taking massive action. So, Rob, what’s up brother? How you doing?

 

[INTERVIEW]

 

Rob: Well, first of all, thanks for that great introduction and I am really excited to be here and it’s amazing to think back when I answered an audition and said, “Hal, I am the right voice for this and I need to voice your book.” And the journey that I’ve gone on with you and how you progressed because you’re like, “Well, I got this book and I’m going to create a movement and I think it’s going to be pretty good. I’ve got a little bit of a following. I got other books,” and what you have created and have transformed the planet with people getting up early and just doing the life SAVERS has been remarkable. It’s humbling to be part of the Miracle Morning family so thank you for allowing me to be part of the Miracle Morning family and then I’m really truly humbled. Thank you for allowing me to share The Law of Action with The Miracle Morning Community.

 

Hal: Absolutely, man, and we’ve discussed this many times over the years that it feels very serendipitous that you answered that ad and I heard your voice and I’m like, “This guy’s voice is freaking magical. So, this is the one.” We had a handful of people audition to do the audiobook and yours was like hands down. Once I heard, “Listen, everybody,” and then yours stood out absolutely. It was cool as you were narrating the book, you kept pinging me, calling me, texting me, you going, “Hal, this is changing my life like I’ve never narrated a book that actually is changing my life while I’m narrating it. I’m doing the Miracle Morning,” and yeah that was such a cool thing. And I’m sure we have people listening right now to you answer that just for you talking that have listened to the audiobook and like, “Whoa, that’s the voice. That’s Rob.”

 

Rob: Well, I was not a morning person so when I read that in a book that I was not a morning person, I was not a morning person. What I used to do was get up and my now ex-wife Nikki used to laugh at me and my daughter too because I would stay up all night, I would get up at like 7:00 in the morning and my daughter would crawl into bed with me and say goodbye or good morning and then I go back to sleep, and I get up at like 11:30 or 12:00.

 

Hal: Yeah. I remember that.

 

Rob: And then I started reading this book and I’m like, “Wow, this is interesting.” I’m like this is really kind of stupid. Why would anybody want to get up early? And so, as I progressed, and I started reading it, I started doing the life SAVERS. I’m like, “Let’s give it a shot and see what happens.” And it has really literally transformed my life and I’m a big preacher of the Miracle Morning. I tell everybody about it and it’s pretty remarkable how it has empowered so many people to start their day off the right way.

 

Hal: Awesome. Well, I appreciate that. Well, let’s get into the book. And before we talk about The Law of Action though, I have to ask you about your daughter, Aiden. The book has a dramatic beginning about Aiden and you both almost dying and you all pulled together, and you overcame enormous odds. Why did you include this emotional story as the first chapter and then how is Aiden doing today?

 

Rob: Well, I have to say that when you started talking about that, it’s still really fresh as I’m sure when you talk about what you went through with the car crash, there’s still an emotional connection and it’s still hard. I mean, my eyes are welling up at the moment and it’s brutal and the reason I included those things at the very beginning of the book because I wanted to get people’s attention and I wanted people to know that life is short and life is precious and at any given moment your life can change in a dime. And I also wanted to share that and as you read, you know being in the hospitals if you don’t take massive immediate action and start driving your chair in a hospital, you will not get the care that you deserve. You have to be an advocate for yourself or in the case of my daughter, Nikki and I have to be an advocate for her because she was in a coma and she was 14 years old.

 

Hal: Yeah. You’re absolutely right. I got the book in the mail yesterday. And so the plan was this morning just to scan the entire book and kind of get a big picture feel for it because obviously, I don’t have time to read it cover to cover and for whatever reason I started the pages or to scan was early on where it was the story of Aiden and I could not put it down and just word for word I read, read, read and then I also looked at the clock and I had in my schedule this morning from 5 AM to 7 AM was writing my next book and all of a sudden I look up and it’s 5:13 and I’m like, “Oh shoot, what am I doing?” So, I mean, yeah, which is a testament to how good the book is and how good your writing is. It pulled me in. Let’s talk about The Law of Action. If I understand correctly, you wrote this book after realizing that this was a method that you had been using for your entire life. When did you figure out that it can help others?

 

Rob: Well, so when I saw The Secret, I said to myself, “You know what, there’s got to be like The Law of Action because people want to think things positive and I do affirmations and I believe in meditation and visualization as we all do. However, a lot of people don’t understand you have to take action that nothing magically happens and it’s funny because in my life I looked back and saw ways that I took action and didn’t take action and that happened when I was laying in bed because of a blood clot and I was trying not to die. So, I was laying in bed with a blood clot that went from the top of my thigh to my ankle which was caused by inaction and the universe played movies in my head for many, many, many days and I saw my life of where I turned left or where I turned right and ultimately taken responsibility for everything and I saw that when I didn’t take action, things happen which is inaction and when I took action, things happen. And what I noticed was people have a fear of taking action but usually, the inaction is a bigger consequence of actually taking action.

 

Hal: Sure. What we fear it holds us back and then we go nowhere and then the consequences of not doing anything are the life of mediocrity and settling and all of those things, right?

 

Rob: Well, you know, and the thing is, is that so The Law of Action is based on three things which I came up with is decide to do something, plan to do something, and then take action. And they’re like, “Oh, that’s simple. Okay. Why do I have to need to read a book?” Well, the issue is that if you look at your life right now and all the things you have on your plate, you have great ideas. You decided to do something, you plan to do something, and you fail to take action. You’re saying, “Oh, that’s procrastination.” No, actually from a deeper level it’s actually a fear and once you find out what that fear is, you can move through that fear and get into action, and it could be a fear of success, a fear of unworthiness, a fear that I’m not enough, a fear of what your family will say. There’s a lot of different fears and when you figure out exactly what that is, you can dissect it and burst through it because what I found that if you don’t take action, things happen and usually it’s not what you want to happen.

 

And if you do take action, the empowerment of your life which has to do with my helicopter experience was your life will be transformed because once you decide and plan and act and actually get through that, you’re like, “Wow, I did that,” and then you can do it again and again and again and I found that the most successful people including you, you decide to do something, you plan to do something, and you act. You decide, you plan, you act. And so, the most successful people do that faster and do it at a forward momentum and the more you decide to plan and act, the more you get done and what happens is the universe goes, “Oh, you’re playing at a bigger level.” So, what happens is opportunity just starts coming your way because you’re ready for it.

 

Hal: Yeah. Or you’re not ready for it but you’re taking action. It’s putting you in a position to where it shows up and then you get ready. You’re, “Oh wait, this is an opportunity that I wasn’t even maybe expecting it,” but it shows up because you are taking action.

 

Rob: Exactly. So, like you do coaching, correct?

 

Hal: Not so much anymore but, yeah, I did for a lot of years.

 

Rob: Okay. So, let’s just take an example. There’s a lot of people that do coaching and you can hire a coach, and coaches or even just being one of your masterminds, it’s expensive to work with Hal Elrod, correct? It’s a lot of money.

 

Hal: Sure. Yeah.

 

Rob: Okay. So, however, when you do that, and you take action and you put forth the energy of that action into being a part of a mastermind or a high-level coaching program, you are playing at a different level and what happens is everything around you shifts. Would you not agree by that?

 

Hal: Absolutely.

 

Rob: So, that’s the importance of taking action and that when you do that, everything around you changes, because you now are a different person. You’re now an action taker and the universe and people around you are seeing you different and they’re responding different to you which is a total beautiful thing.

 

Hal: So, let’s get into some tactical or practical tips from the book that we could pull some wisdom out of the book and share with the listeners. For somebody listening, they’re like, “Yeah, this all makes sense. I know that I should take more action or I know there are some things, some fears that I’m letting hold me back,” whether it’s fear of failure as you said or fear of what others will think. There are so many different fears and often we use different words of fear to describe them. So, if somebody is procrastinating on taking action toward their goals, toward their dreams, what are some tips for them to get out of the thinking about it phase or the planning phase or the wanting phase and actually moving into the deciding and the acting phase?

 

Rob: Well, first of all, I want you all to really stop for a moment and just really get that you are worthy. In addition to that, why not you? I talk about in a book how I was sitting with my ex-wife Nikki and she was like, “Well, you’re sitting here looking at the TV saying why can’t you be on those national TV commercials?” and I’m like, “I’m just a guy living in Gilbert Arizona and, yeah, I’m good and I’m doing top-level stuff but I’m not doing national commercials.” And she’s like, “Why not you?” And then I thought to myself, “You know someone’s going to get the job. Why not me?” And so, a lot of people go through life they’re like, “I could never be a person who brings transformational change by teaching people how to wake up early and starting their day fresh.” Why not you?

 

And so that’s really one of the ways to overcome and get into action is once you realize that why not you? And that’s really important because you are worthy to do this and by doing the Miracle Morning and doing your life SAVERS in the morning, you will become the person you need to be to have the life that you desire and that’s really important. So, your personal development is key to this because ultimately that’s your foundation. So, you want to look at the things that are holding you back and really dissect them but know from your core that you are worthy and also the imposter syndrome shows up a lot. It affected me as you read at the beginning of the book. I was 98% of the book done and I almost didn’t finish it.

 

Hal: Yeah. A, I’ve been there before with the whole imposter syndrome of who am I to write the book that’s going to get people to wake up early and that is one of my most important affirmations or self-doubt in our lack of worth who am I to be special or the person that does this thing. I’m just me. I’m just the plain old me. And so, the most important affirmation or one of the most important fundamental affirmations that I’ve read for years states I am just as worthy, deserving and capable of achieving everything I want in my life as any other person on earth and today I’m committed to proving that through my actions.

 

And I think for all of us to affirm that every day that I am just as worthy, deserving, and capable of creating, he didn’t get specific. You don’t have to say achieving anything you want in life. You can get real specific and go of becoming a millionaire or having an amazing spouse who loves me or losing my weight or whatever it is, whatever that result as you get specific, but I think that is so foundational, Rob. You make a great point that it does start with that worth, that feeling worthy of success because only when you feel worthy of success are we going to then create the plan and decide that we’re going to work towards it and commit and follow through and take the action. If we don’t feel that we’re worthy or deserving or capable, eh, I’m not really going to take action because I don’t really believe that I deserve it. So, I think that’s just a great place to start.

 

Rob: Absolutely. It’s really important for people to understand and this is a barometer you can to is that all of us have self-doubts. I have self-doubts and I was very vulnerable in this book and I shared some strong self-doubts and I was very transparent and it didn’t make me look good in the eyes of some people. They’re like, “Why would you admit that you fail?” Well, because I did, and most people don’t. That’s one thing about you, Hal, is that you admit when you fail, and you admit your weaknesses and I think that’s one of the things that sets us apart from a lot of other motivational or inspirational people is that they present their lives as absolutely positively perfect and it’s not true. We have great lives and we also have challenges and so when people that are not as successful as other people that they look up to and they realized that they are not as successful, and they do have challenges and they do have trials and tribulations that, “Oh, well you know what, I guess this is reachable. I guess this is attainable.”

 

Hal: Yeah. And you’re absolutely right. I know for me that’s when I connect with somebody when they’re vulnerable and they’re human and they share their faults and fears. They go, “Oh, okay. It’s okay for me to not be perfect,” and then I look at their level of success and I go, “Wow, I can be imperfect because you’re sharing that you’re imperfect but look at what you’ve achieved. That means that I can do it too.” I think that is such an important thing is to really be open and vulnerable in that way. What it’s been like to create the book? What’s it been like going through that process of being someone that you’ve read a lot of books, narrated I should say a lot of books. What’s it been like to write your own?

 

Rob: It is a whole lot more work than I thought and it’s funny because when I say, “Oh, you wrote a book. Well, no, I wrote a book and I have a whole team behind me. There is a cover designer. There is a content editor. There is an editor. There are layout designers. There’s the back-cover copy person.” I mean it’s a team to self-publish a book and to do it in the right way. And it’s amazing because it’s like birthing a baby. Not to discount for the ladies that I’m birthing a baby. I don’t want to get…

 

Hal: Yeah. There are some women listening right now. I would argue that.

 

Rob: I know. Well, I’m just saying from my experience of what I’ve seen because I’ve been there in the delivery room. I’ve seen a baby being birthed, my daughter Aiden, it’s not easy and I give women credit for what they go through for birthing a baby but I’m just giving the fact that it’s really difficult and it’s also a roller coaster. And it’s funny because I wrote the book I needed to read because now that I have the book, I refer to this book every single day and I go to different chapters I’m like, “I totally needed to read that,” and it’s amazing that way how to create something from nothing and to be so vulnerable and to declare you’re going to do something and then actually do it. So, I decided to do something, I plan to do it and then, oh my, did I ever have to take action because I’m writing a book on action. So, everything throughout this process has been, “Oh, well you’re the action guy so you actually have to accomplish this because you’re talking about action.” So, it was a very interesting thing. It’s very humbling to see some of the emails that I’ve received from people and this was right after the book came out of like, “Wow. I did this, this, and this and my life is better because of what you wrote in your book.” And that could be very emotional to look at an email like that and like, “Wow, I did something and actually made a difference in someone’s life that I don’t even know. That’s a good life.”

 

Hal: Yeah. It’s very fulfilling. So, I know you’re looking even bigger than the book. You’ve created The Law of Action Community. I know you’re really viewing this is a movement. What do you see for the future of The Law of Action Community and for the movement?

 

Rob: Well, I just imagine what a world would be like where people are unstuck and they’re not in a planning stage. Imagine all the things that aren’t yet invented or the courses that aren’t yet here or the books that aren’t written or the stories that aren’t told or the meals that aren’t prepared or the cars that aren’t built based on people that are stuck in a planning stage. So, my desire is for people to break through their fears and get into action because if we have a life filled with action and those surrounding us, we’re going to have a lot more fun, a lot more opportunity, a lot more excitement and a lot more new things to experience, and a lot happier people that are going to have a happier ever after because people don’t all realize but you deserve to have a happily ever after. And I want The Law of Action to be a catalyst for people to have a happily ever after which I believe everyone deserves.

 

Hal: Yeah. For every one person that creates, follows through and take action and invent something or just even start a business or create some idea, there are always 1,000 people at home watching on TV or whatever and they’re going, “I thought of that. I thought of that. They took my idea.” It’s like, yeah, they took your idea. It’s their idea too but they actually took action and then ran with it and now they’re reaping the rewards and so was everybody that they’ve shared the idea with. So, I think it’s such an important book because, for anybody listening, if you want to create results in your life, what’s more important than learning how to get yourself to consistently take action, the necessary actions that will move you in the direction of your goals, your dreams and, Rob, you just said your happily ever after. I’d say everybody listening should probably start by getting a copy of The Law of Action book. Where is the best place to get a copy of the book?

 

Rob: Amazon.com.

 

Hal: Amazon.com. There you go. Okay.

 

Rob: Yeah. You can also get two free chapters at TheLawofActionBook/TMM. Special hello to all The Miracle Morning listeners but it’s available on Amazon.com. You can get it as a Kindle. You can get it as an actual book.

 

Hal: So, there are two free chapters at TheLawofActionBook.com/TMM?

 

Rob: Yes.

 

Hal: Got it. TheLawofActionBook.com/TMM or go straight to Amazon. If you don’t need the two free chapters and you’re convinced, you’re ready to go. I started reading this morning. I got pulled in. So, the book is The Law of Action: Gain Perfect Clarity, Boost Your Confidence and Get More Results NOW by the one and only the voice of The Miracle Morning, Rob Actis. Rob, I appreciate you, brother. Thank you for being on the show today, man.

 

Rob: Yeah. Thanks for having me. I’m excited because actually, I get to go shortly because I got to go jump back in the booth because I’m doing another Miracle Morning book in a series so there you go.

 

Hal: Which one you’re working on this today?

 

Rob: Today is the Miracle Morning for Millionaires which I am totally, totally loving it.

 

Hal: Awesome.

 

Rob: Like, I’m so excited about this book.

 

Hal: Now, that’s great. Miracle Morning Millionaires and then the other is the Miracle Morning for Addiction Recovery which I know those are the two that you’re working on in the short term.

 

Rob: Yeah. They’re both amazing books. A lot of people are really having a challenge with addiction and recovery and I love how this all came together, and I love the way it was all put together and it makes so much sense. I’ve shared with a few of my friends that are in recovery and talk about some of the content in the book and they’re like, “Oh yeah, that’s great,” because it’s so difficult and The Miracle Morning to start your day especially in recovery is just such a beautiful thing.

 

Hal: Yeah. That’s how that came about is the Miracle Morning accidentally got placed in the addiction or recovery category on Amazon. I literally do not know how it got in there and it became the number one best-selling book in that category and a bunch of like clinics, recovery centers started buying bulk copies for the people that were going to their program. So anyway, that was totally like an accident, but we saw the need. So, well hey, anybody listening, you’re not allowed to get The Miracle Morning for Addiction and Recovery or Miracle Morning Millionaires until you’ve read The Law of Action. Actually, you do whatever you want. It’s not up to me or Rob. But hey, Rob, you’re the man, dude. I appreciate it. I’ll see you this Saturday at the Miracle Morning movie screening. You’re coming to Austin?

 

Rob: Absolutely. I am making a special trip to Austin to see the movie and I’m excited. I’ve already worked with Nick and so there’s a special surprise of me in the movie which I’m super excited about being a part of.

 

Hal: Yeah. You did some voice work in there, man. You are the voice of the Miracle Morning for sure. Well, I appreciate you, man. I can’t wait to see you this Saturday and if you’re listening to the podcast, you are a goal achiever. I love you, I appreciate you, and go out and read The Law of Action, get the two free chapters but most importantly, take action on your goals and your dreams because you deserve nothing less than whatever it is that you truly want and are committed to achieving in your life. I love you, I appreciate you, and I will talk to you next week, everybody. Take care.


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Here is an example of a 6-minute Miracle Morning for those days when you’re extra busy and pressed for time, or for those of you that are so overwhelmed with your life situation right now that you are feeling stress just thinking about adding one more thing. I think we can all agree that investing six minutes in our Personal Development is reasonable, even when we’re busy, and I think you may be pleasantly surprised when you see just how POWERFUL (and life-changing) six minutes can be!

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Imagine that the first six minutes of every morning begins like this…

Minute One… (Silence)

Imagine waking up in the morning, and instead of rushing carelessly into your hectic day—feeling stressed and overwhelmed—imagine that you instead spend the first minute sitting in purposeful Silence. You sit, very calm, very peaceful, and you breathe deeply, slowly. Maybe you say a prayer of gratitude to appreciate the moment, or pray for guidance on your journey. Maybe, you decide to try your first minute of meditation. As you sit in silence, you’re totally present in the now, in the moment. You calm your mind, relax your body, and allow all of your stress to melt away. You develop a deeper sense of peace, purpose, and direction…

Minute Two… (Affirmations)

You pull out your daily Affirmations—the ones that remind you of your unlimited potential and your most important priorities—and you read them out loud from top to bottom. As you focus on what’s most important to you, your level of internal motivation increases. Reading over the reminders of how capable you really are, gives you a feeling of confidence. Looking over what you’re committed to, what your purpose is, and what your goals are re-energizes you to take the actions necessary to live the life you truly want, deserve, and now know is possible for you…

Minute Three… (Visualization)

You close your eyes, or you look at your vision board, and you visualize. Your Visualization could include your goals, what it will look and feel like when you reach them. You visualize the day going perfectly, see yourself enjoying your work, smiling and laughing with your family, or your significant other, and easily accomplishing all that you intend to accomplish for that day. You see what it will look like, you feel what it will feel like, and you experience the joy of what you will create…

Minute Four… (Scribing)

Imagine, pull out your journal, and in your journal, you take a minute to write down what you’re grateful for, what you’re proud, and the results you’re committed to creating for that day. Doing so, you put yourself in an empowered, an inspired, and confident state of mind.

Minute Five… (Reading)

Then, you grab your self-help book and invest one miraculous minute reading a page or two. You learn a new idea, something that you can implement into your day. You discover something new that you can use to feel better—to be better.

Minute Six… (Exercise)

Finally, you stand up and you spend the last minute, doing jumping jacks for 60 seconds and getting your heart rate up and getting energized and waking yourself up and increasing your ability to be alert and to focus.

How would YOU feel if that’s the 6-minute you started your day with? How would the quality of your day—your life—improve?

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The Miracle MorningBy: “Yo Pal” Hal Elrod

“One of the saddest things in life is to get to the end and look back in regret, knowing that you could have been, done, and had so much more, and then wondering why you didn’t.”
—ROBIN SHARMA, bestselling author

Everyday, every single one of us face life’s great challenge.  It is the challenge of choosing, whether consciously or unconsciously, to either be extraordinary—living life on our terms and creating the lifestyle that we truly want—or to succumb to our excuses and settle for the pain of mediocrity in our lives.

Mediocrity does not discriminate.  The possibility of mediocrity exists for all of us, because being mediocre simply means being the same as we were.  It is a result of not making a conscious choice to grow, to improve, and to be better than we’ve been.  Whereas being extraordinary means making the conscious choice to develop ourselves into the person we need to be to easily attract, create, and sustain the life we really want.  It is the choice to be more, do more, and give more.

The reality is that if we don’t change, our life won’t change.  If we don’t get better, our life won’t get better.  And if we don’t consistently invest time into our self-improvement, our life will not improve.  Yet, most of us wake up everyday, and we pretty much stay the same.

Your Level 10 Life

“Your level of success will seldom exceed your level of personal development.”
—JIM ROHN

I think it’s safe to say that if we’re measuring success on a scale of 1-10, we all want “Level 10” success, right?  This is true for every area of our life—health, finances, relationships, happiness, career, etc.  What most people don’t realize though, is that in order to achieve Level 10 success in our lives, we must first develop ourselves to be a Level 10 person who is capable of attracting, creating, and sustaining the levels of success that we want, in every area of our life.

My Lowest Point

 

“Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.”
—WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS

 

Two years ago, I hit rock bottom—mentally, physically, emotionally, and financially.  As a professional Life & Business Coach, when the United States economy plummeted into the worst recession in years, many of my private coaching clients could no longer afford to pay for their coaching.  Seemingly overnight, I lost more than half of my monthly income, and I couldn’t afford to pay my bills.  I quickly accumulated over $50,000 of credit card debt, lost my house, and as a result of so much stress, fear, and uncertainty—I got so depressed that I did not want to get out of bed in the morning.  I felt overwhelmed and stuck, and I didn’t know how to get myself unstuck.

My Turning Point

“In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.”
—ANTHONY ROBBINS

Then, in one morning, everything changed.  I woke up, still feeling depressed and discouraged, but this morning I did something different.  I decided to take the advice of my good friend, Jon Berfhoff, and go for a run.

My iPod in hand as I headed out the front door, I scrolled through my Self-Help playlist and selected an audio from Jim Rohn.  Little did I know that a single quote I would hear that morning, from Jim, would change my entire life forever.

Jim proclaimed, “Your level of success will seldom exceed your level of personal development.”  I stopped running.  It hit me, like a tidal wave of reality that came crashing down.  For the first time in my life, I became present to the fact that I had not been developing myself into the person I needed to be that could consistently attract, create, and sustain the levels of success that I wanted.  And there was the disconnect between what I wanted—and what I deserved.

I realized this was not only true for me, but for all of us.  Sure, we all want Level 10 success in every area of our life, but if our level of personal development is not at a Level 10, then our lives are always going to be a struggle.  Our outer world is always going to reflect our inner world.  Our level of success is always going to parallel our level of personal development.  So, until we dedicate time each day to developing ourselves into who we need to be to create the life we want, then success, and our potential, is always going to be out of reach, and something that we’re chasing, rather than attracting.

I knew that the solution to all of my problems was that I had to commit to making personal development a priority in my daily life, but the question was when?  I ran home with a newfound commitment to dedicate time everyday to my personal development, but my biggest challenge was going to be finding time.  I already felt so busy and overwhelmed just trying to pay the bills and survive my life, that the idea of finding extra time for personal development seemed almost impossible.

The Miracle Morning

“The possibility of stepping onto a higher plane is quite real for everyone. It requires no force or effort or sacrifice. It involves little more than changing our ideas about what is normal.”
—DEEPAK CHOPRA

After careful contemplation and consideration of my schedule, I realized that the most optimum time for personal development would be early in the morning before the rest of my life (and excuses) got in the way.  I also began to realize the power of early rising, and how by doing my personal development in the morning, it would give me a positive, motivational kick-start to my day.  I could learn something new, I’d be more energized, focused, and have more motivation for my day.

Although I was the farthest thing from a morning person, and the idea of waking up at 5:00 a.m. (which was one hour before I usually woke up) seemed absolutely insane to me, I knew that if I wanted to my life to change, I had to be willing to change first.  So, I set my alarm, and the next morning I woke up at 5:00 a.m.  Surprisingly, by waking up early and starting the day on purpose and with a plan of action, I found that I had more energy, more clarity, less stress, more motivation, and was able to utilize the early morning hours to significantly increase my productivity and find time that I never knew existed.

I combined all of the best personal development practices that I had learned over the years (but never consistently implemented) in a routine that I began calling The Miracle Morning.  Over time I developed the “Life S.A.V.E.R.S.” model of personal development.  These are the tools that are guaranteed to save the life you are meant to live—the life that is being neglected by the demands of your day-to-day living situation.  It includes the following six powerful practices:

Silence (Meditation, Prayer, etc.)

Affirmations (Goals, Intentions, etc.)

Visualization (Dreams, Vision, etc.)

Exercise (Yoga, Weight-training, etc.)

Reading (Self-help books, articles, etc.)

Scribing (Journaling, Writing a book, etc.)

As a result of the clarity, motivation, focus, and personal development I gained from The Miracle Morning, it didn’t take long for my life (and my income) to be back where I wanted them to be and continuing to improve. In an effort to pay-it-forward, I even created a 60-minute audio program to teach The Miracle Morning to others (available FREE at www.MiracleMorning.com).

If you are ready to stop settling for less than what you really want in YOUR life—to transcend your past limitations so that you can achieve Level 10 success in every area—do the one thing that will make the biggest difference, and give yourself the gift of dedicating time each day to your personal development so that you can become the person you need to be that will easily attract, create, and sustain the success you truly want, and deserve.

About “Yo Pal” Hal Elrod
At age 20, Hal was hit head on by a drunk driver and found dead at the scene. After six minutes without a heartbeat, six days in a coma, 11 broken bones, and suffering permanent brain damage, Hal overcame the odds to prove that we are all capable of creating miracles in our lives. Now an international keynote speaker, life & business coach, and best-selling author of the book: Taking Life Head On!, Hal’s passion is empowering others to be better than they believe they can be  and to accomplish more than they ever thought possible. He lives with his wife and daughter in Sacramento, CA.

You can contact Hal via email at Hal@YoPalHal.com.

Welcome! Can you actually change your life in just 14 days? YES! You can absolutely create the momentum and put the habits in place NOW that will change your life… Forever.

Watch this quick video then register for The Miracle Morning [14-Day] Transformation Challenge (below the video), and get ready to leave your past limitations behind so that you can begin to attract, create, and LIVE the life you truly want (and deserve!)…

3 Steps To Getting Started (After You’ve Watched the Video):

  1. Register for the Miracle Morning [14-Day] Challenge below.
    –> Hurry! The first 60 people to register will receive a special prize at the end of the challenge! (Hurry! 56 people are already registered…)

  2. Read the Contest Rules & Instructions (below)
  3. Choose Your “Power Partner” & Watch the Power Partner Video (below)

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“Time is limited, so I better wake up every morning fresh and know that I have just one chance to live this particular day right, and to string my days together into a life of action, and purpose.”

—Lance Armstrong


Welcome!

Are YOU Ready To Transform Your Life In 14 Days? The Miracle Morning [14-Day] Transformation Challenge is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create the momentum and put the habits in place NOW that will literally transform your life… Forever.

Why is it “once-in-a-lifetime?”

Because the only guarantee we have is that TIME WILL PASS.  Therefore once these 14 days have passed, we will NEVER get them back!  It is up to us to decide how we will invest our time & energy NOW to commit to a new level of self-leadership so that we can tap into our potential and create the life we REALLY want!

The Miracle Morning [14-Day] Transformation Challenge is YOUR opportunity to develop empowering, life-changing habits, such as waking up each day with PURPOSE.  Doing so will immediately give you more ENERGY… more CLARITY… more MOTIVATION… and more TIME to develop yourself into the person who can easily and consistently attract, create, and sustain the extraordinary life you truly want (and deserve).

You can also use TMM [14-Day] Transformation Challenge as an opportunity to make extraordinary progress on your most important goals & dreams.  What’s that project that you’ve been putting off?  What’s that one thing you’ve been wanting to get started, but you’ve come up with every excuse not to?  Now is YOUR time to make it happen!

I commend you for your decision to take your life, and your SELF, to the next level.  And I am honored to be your friend and coach along the journey…

Committed to serving,

“Yo Pal” Hal Elrod


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The Miracle Morning [14-Day] Transformation Challenge

(Contest Rules & Instructions)
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14-Day Challenge Checklist

 


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Dates
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Begins (Day 1): Tuesday March 16th…
Ends (Day 14): Monday, March 30th, 2010 (14 Days)


How it works:

  1. Choose a Partner. (Optional, but recommended. If you don’t have a partner but want one, send a quick email to support@miraclemorning.com with the subject line: WANT A PARTNER! and I’ll see if I can get you one.) 
  2. Register Above (If you have a partner, both of you need to register) and please Leave a Comment below that says: “I’m Registered and Ready to Create Miracles!” and please also share why YOU are excited about TMM [14-Day] Transformation Challenge!
  3. Listen to the replay of the 60-minute “5 Keys To Change Your Life… In 14 Days!” tele-seminar with Hal Elrod and Jon Berfhoff at http://attendthisevent.com/?eventid=11860284
  4. After you have listed to the above “5 Keys To Change Your Life… In 14 Days!” tele-seminar reply, make sure you have both listened to the FREE audio from www.MiracleMorning.com. (Even if you’ve already heard it, it’s probably a good idea to listen to it again as a “RE-ENERGIZER!”)
  5. Watch the short (3-minute) “Power Partner” video below on how to support your Miracle Morning Power Partner during the 14-Day Challenge, then schedule a quick 10-minute Miracle Morning Power phone call, with your partner, for each day of the 14 Day Challenge. During this 10 minutes, you and your partner each have 5 minutes to ask each other the following questions:
    1. What is one lesson that you learned yesterday, that you can use to benefit you now and/or in the future? This may be a setback, challenge, or disappointment that you can learn from.
    2. What is one example of how you acted as the “best version” of yourself yesterday? Share something you did that you can be proud of.
    3. What is one thing you are committed to doing today, to make it the best day possible? Commit to it, schedule it, and make it happen!

  6. Do (Live) The Miracle Morning for at least 12 out of the 14 days.
  7. At the end of the 14 days, submit your Contest Entry. You can do this with your partner or you can each submit your own entry. Your Contest Entry can be one of the following…
    (A) Written Essay
    (1,000 words maximum – No minimum) detailing and breakthroughs or progress you made during your 14-Day Challenge.
    (B) Video Entry (5 minutes maximum – No minimum) where you simply detail the same information. (We prefer video! =) This can either be an individual entry, or you can do a video with your partner. Don’t be afraid to get creative!
     
  8. Each entry will be reviewed by our super secret panel of judges. Winners will be determined based on their ability to articulate, either in video or essay, the amount of progress, or growth, they experienced during the 14 Day Challenge. 
  9. The winners will be announced, and their video or essay will be highlighted on the brand new Miracle Morning blog <www.TheMiracleMorning.com> and Facebook fan page <www.TMMonFacebook.com>. While the winners will become the first ever Miracle Morning “Ambassadors” (which has some REALLY COOL perks that I think you’ll LOVE!!), we are purposefully not having any material, tangible rewards for this contest. We want to reinforce the principle and have The Miracle Morning Community experience the true rewards of doing something for ourselves, not because of some external carrot (prize). The Miracle Morning, in and of itself, is one of the most rewarding experience one can create.


Remember: If you (and your partner) are going to participate in this contest, you BOTH must REGISTER above, and then leave a COMMENT below.

I commend you for stepping up to The Miracle Morning 14-Day Transformation Challenge, and I am excited to see the progress you can make during these life-transforming two weeks!

If you have any questions, or if there is anything I can do to support you, please don’t hesitate to leave me a comment below, or send me an email at support@miraclemorning.com.

Committed to serving,

“Yo Pal” Hal Elrod

–> WHAT TO DO NOW:

  1. Leave a Comment below that says: “I’m Registered and Ready to Create Miracles!” and please also share why YOU are excited about TMM [14-Day] Transformation Challenge!
  2. Mark Your Calendar Now and Join Us On the FREE “Change Your Life” Teleseminar THIS MONDAY, March 15th at 2PM Pacific (5PM Easern)
    *Date:
    Monday, March 15th (2010)
    *Time:
    2-3PM Pacific (5-6PM Eastern)
    –> Click here to register for the call: http://themiraclemorning.com/changeyourlife
    (After You Leave Your Comment Below)

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CLICK HERE to Listen to Dashama’s interview now…

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