61. Hal Elrod – Winning the Day, One Morning at a Time

Hal Elrod is an internationally acclaimed keynote speaker, thought leader, and author of The Miracle Morning, a best-seller which has been translated into 27 languages and is one of the world’s most highly rated books. He has written ten books comprising The Miracle Morning series, and also serves as host of the Achieve Your Goals podcast, creator of the Best Year Ever Blueprint Live Experience and Executive Producer of The Miracle Morning Movie. Additionally, Hal leads a community of people in over 70 countries who practice The Miracle Morning and is on a mission to elevate human consciousness through a new approach to mornings.

Hal joins me today to discuss the power of The Miracle Morning and how it has up-leveled the lives of people around the world by laying the groundwork for more intentional, purpose-driven days. He shares the importance of choosing a mindset of gratitude, even when facing adversity, and what it takes to truly enact change in our lives. Hal also highlights how our alarm clocks can represent either the day’s first gift or the day’s first challenge and how small actions can be catalysts for large-scale change.

“If you win the morning, you put yourself in a peak position to win the rest of the day.” – Hal Elrod

This week on The School for Good Living Podcast:

  • The two components that comprise Hal’s philosophy for life
  • Hal’s perspective on happiness and loving the life you have
  • Major adversities in Hal’s life that have deepened his perspective and outlook on life
  • Whether Hal believes that everything happens for a reason, and the power of “choosing the reasons”
  • What goes into enacting change in your life
  • The number one challenge holding people back from achieving their goals
  • How the way you start your morning sets the tone for the rest of your day
  • What the concept of the Miracle Morning entails, and how long the practice takes
  • The benefits of the Miracle Morning and how many people around the world invest in this practice
  • The percentage of people within the Miracle Morning community who were not previously morning people
  • The message that making the choice to wake up in the morning relays to your subconscious
  • Why change is so difficult and what keeps us stuck, preventing us from making changes
  • How society has conditioned us to want to do the easy thing over the right thing
  • Hal’s journey with rising above mediocrity and the power of accountability
  • How someone’s belief in you can catalyze your self-belief
  • What rear-view mirror syndrome is and how it can impede our path to greatness
  • Struggles Hal still faces with comparisonitis and imposter syndrome
  • A simple secret to success that can help combat overwhelm
  • The first step to losing weight, writing a book, or achieving any big goal
  • How inertia can work for you if you make choices in the direction of change
  • A book that has radically transformed Hal’s life
  • A travel hack to make trips less stressful
  • One thing that Hal wishes every American knew
  • The power that daily personal development has in becoming the person you want to be
  • Insight into Hal’s Miracle Morning community and how it can benefit you
  • A game-changing change you can make to ensure that you wake up when your alarm goes off
  • Why it is important to drink water first thing in the morning

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