Alex Hormozi: Watch this if you’re feeling burnt out

Last updated: Jun 18, 2023

The video is about managing burnout and stress, and how to reframe your perspective and internal dialogue to unlock unlimited motivation.

This video by Alex Hormozi was published on Jan 4, 2023.
Video length: 09:56.

In this video, Alex Hormozi talks about how burnout isn't real and shares a conversation he had with an eight-figure CEO who was contemplating shutting down his business due to feeling burnt out.

Alex provides insights on how to unlock unlimited motivation and manage stress as a learned skill. He also emphasizes the importance of reframing perspectives and separating internal dialogue and feelings from external triggers.

Alex encourages viewers to have big dreams and not listen to people whose dreams for their life are smaller than theirs.

  • Feeling burnt out is common and does not mean there is something wrong with you.
  • Managing stress is a learned skill that does not come from changing external conditions.
  • Identifying triggers and reframing perspectives can help manage stress.
  • Separating internal dialogue and feelings from external factors is important.
  • Practicing and testing oneself can reinforce these skills.

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Burnout is not real

  • An eight-figure CEO was contemplating shutting down his business due to burnout.
  • There is nothing wrong with you if you are feeling burnt out.
  • Stop listening to internal or external voices that tell you otherwise.
  • Only listen to people whose dreams for your life are bigger than yours.
  • Normal is average, and we need to be extraordinary to achieve extraordinary outcomes.
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Changing conditions does not change how you feel

  • Changing circumstances or conditions does not change how you feel.
  • Feelings are not always valid, and we do not have to listen to them.
  • Managing stress is a learned skill that does not come from changing external conditions.
  • External factors do not influence how stressed you are; it is the judgment you have about them.
  • Separate your internal dialogue and feelings from the external.
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Reframing and perspective shifts

  • At the end of your life, you will be equally satisfied and dissatisfied.
  • Separate and identify when you feel stressed.
  • Identify your triggers and what is causing your stress.
  • Peel back the layers and identify the label you are ascribing to a situation.
  • Reframe your perspective and separate your feelings from the external.
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Practice and reinforcement

  • Practice separating your internal dialogue and feelings from the external.
  • Identify your triggers and what is causing your stress.
  • Peel back the layers and identify the label you are ascribing to a situation.
  • Reframe your perspective and separate your feelings from the external.
  • Testing yourself gives you evidence and reinforcement of your traits.
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Section 1: Reframing your perspective

  • Not all thoughts are true, they are just chemicals in your brain meant to keep you alive.
  • When feeling stressed, stop and identify the emotion and its cause.
  • Labeling external conditions as bad is unhelpful.
  • Bottom 10 days happen every 10 days, and it's normal.
  • Separate internal feelings from external conditions to be successful.
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Section 2: Managing burnout and stress

  • Renew your will to fight by separating internal feelings from external conditions.
  • Reframe reality when feeling stressed.
  • Delay the space between feeling and behavior to align with long-term goals.
  • Building a business that sets you up for life is difficult but possible.
  • Change how you view reality to be successful.
  • Embody traits such as confidence, less emotional reactivity, and continuing to do without seeing results to grow your company beyond expectations.

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