Your Brain Is Holding You Back | Garrain Jones on Impact Theory

Last updated: Jun 1, 2023

The video is about Garrain Jones' journey from a troubled childhood, criminal activities, and living in his car to becoming a successful motivational speaker and entrepreneur by changing his mindset and focusing on value creation.

The video is an interview with Garrain Jones, a motivational speaker and author, who shares his rags-to-riches story. He talks about how he turned his life around after hitting rock bottom, which included living in his car and being in debt. Jones discusses how he changed his mindset and focused on value creation, which led him to build multiple six-figure businesses and become a successful motivational speaker. He also talks about the importance of recognizing and addressing one's inner child and connecting with one's source.

  • Garrain Jones had a difficult childhood with an abusive father and turned to criminal activities as a teenager.
  • He was sentenced to 12 years in a French prison for drug smuggling.
  • Despite signing a half-million-dollar deal with DTP Records, he was secretly living out of his car and drowning in debt.
  • He hit rock bottom and decided to change his mindset, taking responsibility for his life and focusing on value creation.
  • From this, he built multiple six-figure businesses and became a successful motivational speaker and author.
  • He believes in teaching awareness and expanding language and beliefs to empower children.
  • He started doing the opposite of everything he would normally do to build the muscle of making different decisions.
  • He believes in the power of language and empowering beliefs, and that every child has a desire inside of them that gets lost due to external pressures.
  • He realized the power of taking responsibility for his life and changing his mindset to create positive results.

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Garrain Jones' Childhood and Early Life

  • Garrain Jones was born in the third ward of Houston, Texas.
  • His father was an abusive alcoholic drug dealer who was murdered when he was 12 years old.
  • As a teenager, he was breaking into cars and houses and his criminal activities continued to escalate.
  • He was sentenced to 12 years in a French prison for drug smuggling.
  • He signed a half-million-dollar deal with DTP Records after a chance encounter with the actor and hip hop artist Ludacris.
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Garrain Jones' Struggles and Rock Bottom

  • Despite his success, he was secretly living out of his car and drowning in hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt.
  • For more than two years, he lived in his car.
  • He hit rock bottom and knew he had to make a drastic change.
  • He quit the record label, changed the group of people he was hanging out with, and went to work on his mindset.
  • He read the Power of Positive Thinking 282 times, took total responsibility for his life, and began focusing on value creation.
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Garrain Jones' Transformation and Success

  • From that, he was able to build multiple six-figure businesses.
  • He established himself as one of the premier motivational speakers on the planet.
  • He was invited to speak in nearly 30 countries last year.
  • He is the author of the upcoming book Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life.
  • He went from massively in debt to the one percent.
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Garrain Jones' Advice on Leveraging Rock Bottom

  • When he was at rock bottom, he didn't know that he was at rock bottom.
  • He kept asking the question, "Can it get any worse?"
  • He didn't know that what he was asking was causing his life.
  • Either he died or he did something about it because he didn't have his daughter, his girlfriend had just broken up with him, and his mother was on 16 different medications.
  • He recognized that he had been given a second chance and threw himself into his passion for music.
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Garrain Jones' Rock Bottom and Mindset Shift

  • Garrain Jones hit rock bottom and realized he needed to change his mindset.
  • He focused on what he didn't want and what he did want.
  • He wanted to be healthy, happy, surrounded by positive people, and to inspire others.
  • He wanted to make money that represented something he passionately believed in.
  • He asked for a sign and received it a week later from a homeless man.
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The First Opposite Thing Garrain Jones Did

  • Garrain Jones started doing the opposite of everything he would normally do.
  • He took the stairs instead of the escalator.
  • He used bar soap instead of gel soap.
  • He didn't know about neural pathways or any of that, but he had crazy results in his life.
  • He built the muscle of doing the opposite, making it easier to make different decisions with the same circumstances.
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Garrain Jones' Philosophy and Youth Foundation

  • Garrain Jones stopped making a left and ended up in places where people who make a left don't go.
  • He met new people and had different opportunities.
  • He wants to teach awareness to kids who grew up in a fear-based, insecure household.
  • He wants to show them that there is a world outside of their current language and beliefs.
  • He believes in the impact of language and wants to help kids expand their language and beliefs.
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The Impact of Neural Pathways and Belief Systems

  • Garrain Jones didn't know about neural pathways when he started doing the opposite of everything he would normally do.
  • He started reading books and going to seminars to connect the dots going backwards.
  • He believes in changing your mindset to change your life.
  • He wants to teach kids to think for themselves and not just follow what society says.
  • He believes in the power of language and expanding beliefs.
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Empowering Language

  • The language you repeat becomes the language of your belief system.
  • Empowering language is important for children to repeat to themselves.
  • Children need to tell themselves who they are to avoid allowing others to define them.
  • Animation and cartoons can be used to help children find an empowering narrative.
  • Every child has a desire inside of them that gets lost due to external pressures.
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Becoming a Superhero

  • Every superhero has to pay a price to get their power.
  • As a child, Garrain Jones wanted to be a superhero and save people's lives.
  • He felt lost when he left everything he loved to do as a child.
  • Anything that you love as a child is connected to your inner child, which is directly connected to source.
  • When he started doing everything he loved, there was a surge of power and confidence.
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Taking Responsibility

  • Garrain Jones blamed others for his situation, including his mother, father, and girlfriend.
  • He realized that he had never blamed himself and decided to take responsibility for his life.
  • He asked himself what he could change about himself.
  • He realized that he couldn't do anything about anyone else, but he could do something about himself.
  • He had a moment of realization while crying in his car.
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The Power of Doing the Opposite

  • Garrain Jones started making changes in prison, such as learning French and using only his left hand.
  • Doing the opposite of what you normally do can lead to positive results.
  • He became more disciplined and focused in prison.
  • He realized that he had to change his mindset to change his life.
  • He started focusing on value creation instead of just making money.
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Garrain's Troubled Past

  • Garrain got caught smuggling 6.2 kilos of heroin.
  • He didn't look in the back of the car because he didn't want it on his conscience.
  • He got caught after the eighth time and was sentenced to prison until 2014.
  • He felt like his life was over and he wouldn't be able to achieve his dreams.
  • He read books to keep his mind off being in prison.
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Discovering the Power of Positive Thinking

  • Garrain's consulate recommended the book "Power of Positive Thinking."
  • Reading the book reminded him of everything he loved as a child.
  • He started doing things that made him happy, like running and other activities.
  • There were less fights, stabbings, and drug deals in prison after he started doing what he loved.
  • Watching "Shawshank Redemption" and hearing Anthony Robbins' quote about the power of the mind had a profound impact on Garrain.
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Success in Music and Entrepreneurship

  • Garrain's music career exploded after he got out of prison.
  • He felt like he was living his dream and was grateful for the favor on his life.
  • He started a successful clothing line and became a motivational speaker.
  • He realized that he was limiting himself and his potential by not focusing on value creation.
  • He now helps others change their mindset and focus on creating value in their lives.
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The Danger of Complacency

  • Garrain stopped reading "Power of Positive Thinking" and thought his success was due to luck and favor.
  • He didn't realize that he was limiting himself and not focusing on value creation.
  • He became complacent and his success in music and entrepreneurship started to fade.
  • He realized that he needed to change his mindset and focus on creating value again.
  • He now helps others avoid the trap of complacency and focus on creating value in their lives.
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Renewing Your Mind Every Day

  • Old patterns and habits can creep back if you stop tending to your mind.
  • Renewing your mind is like brushing your teeth or taking a shower every day.
  • Reading and learning every day is important for renewing your mind.
  • Having mentors and people in your life to encourage you to keep learning is helpful.
  • Buying into positive thinking and surrounding yourself with positive messages can help create new patterns.
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Panda Power Hour

  • The Panda Power Hour is the first hour of the day.
  • Creating a list of things to accomplish each day is important for progress.
  • The list can include anything that activates your health, mind, or spirit.
  • The brain responds to progress, not the size of the accomplishment.
  • Looking at a picture or something that creates a positive emotion can help anchor the list energetically.
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Creating Energy in the Morning

  • Looking at the list and something that creates a positive emotion before bed can help create energy in the morning.
  • When the list takes on the same energy as the positive emotion, it can help create momentum.
  • Waking up early without an alarm clock can be a result of creating energy in the morning.
  • The energy created in the morning can spill out into other areas of life, including income opportunities.
  • The Panda Power Hour can be a helpful tool for creating energy and momentum in the morning.
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Garrain Jones' Ability to Love No Matter What

  • Garrain's ability to love no matter what is responsible for his success.
  • He came from a hateful environment and didn't love himself.
  • He learned to love every aspect of himself.
  • He made a decision to love no matter what, even if he was hurt.
  • He accepted people for who they are without any expectation.
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Releasing Resentment

  • Garrain was in business with someone who had a similar path and growth of success.
  • Something was holding them both down.
  • Garrain decided to love no matter what and released hate from his heart.
  • He felt different and posted the same message on Facebook, which got more likes.
  • He released resentment and tripled anything he was a part of within three months.
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Where to Find Garrain Jones Online

  • Garrain Jones can be found on garrainjones.com.
  • He can also be found on Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat.
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Garrain Jones' Impact on the World

  • Garrain wants to create a space where people realize that their purpose is not out there, but in themselves.
  • He wants people to be the highest version of themselves.
  • He used to look for his purpose in external things like a girl or a job.
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Garrain Jones' Mindset and Purpose

  • Garrain Jones' purpose is to save children and work towards the fullest expression of himself.
  • He believes that the kind of person who has everything is the one who is working towards their fullest expression.
  • He is driven by the idea that there is a stronger, quicker, faster, and more impactful version of himself five years from now.
  • He reads and studies to find his next mentor and seminar to help people discover that everything they're looking for is already inside of them.
  • He wants people to understand that creating a way through personal example and any platform is the key to discovering their potential.
  • Garrain believes that if a million people understand this, they will impact a million lives and spread the message like wildfire.

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