Which Way is Life
Which Way is Life? is designed to help busy, overworked, stressed out people find their way to a more balanced, healthier, inspired life. Two times a week host Bill Klaproth will interview trendsetting doctors, fitness professionals, life coaches, meditation experts and more in a quest for transformational discovery and positive change.

Ep51 - Pay Attention to Your Feelings: John Kim

From the Show: Which Way is Life
Summary: How to really pay attention to your feelings to create real change, and how to then create your solid self with the “Angry Therapist” John Kim.
Air Date: 4/6/17
Duration: 22:43
Host: Bill Klaproth
Guest Bio: John Kim, Therapist
John KimJohn Kim practices complete authenticity and transparency with his many clients, frowned upon in the clinical world,and continues to look for new and unconventional ways to help people.

John lives in Los Angeles where he makes videos on his phone, Crossfits, and rides his motorcycle to coffee shops to do sessions.

His work has been covered in TheAtlantic.com, Hyphen, Psychology Today, MindBodyGreen.com and NPR.com.
  • Book Title: The Angry Therapist: A No BS Guide to Finding and Living Your Own Truth
  • Guest Facebook Account: www.facebook.com/theangrytherapist
  • Guest Twitter Account: @angrytherapist

What You’ll Learn in this Episode:

  • What an angry therapist really is.
  • How to live inside-out instead of outside-in.
  • How to create personal growth organically.
  • What comprises a therapeutic community.
  • Why the birthplace of change is understanding how you feel.
  • The steps to creating your solid self.
  • The biggest problem we all have in our lives.
  • More from his book The Angry Therapist: A No BS Guide to Finding and Living Your Own Truth.

High Five Highlights:

  • Why did you want to become a therapist? I was seeing my own therapist, and I was a struggling screenwriter at the time. I wasn’t happy, and my therapist asked me what I wanted to do. I said, "What you’re doing. If I can’t move people by the masses, I want to help people one at a time."
  • Knowing what you know now, what advice would you have for your younger self? Stay out of your head, live in the moment and be more present.
  • Tell me about someone or something that inspires you today? My clients inspire me the most. Sometimes, we, the therapists, get more out of the stories than the clients; real people with real stories.
  • Do you have a favorite book you can share? The Obstacle is the Way.
  • "Finish this sentence: “Throughout my life the most important thing I’ve learned is...” To resist nothing. Resistance is the richest soil we have to grow. Whenever I feel resistance to something, that’s when I explore it, because that’s where the growth happens.

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