Ep #14: Fill Yourself Up!

In this episode, we show you how stop racing through your life on an empty tank and how to start filling up your tank in life! So that you can have the emotional and physical energy to live your true purpose and complete your mission in your life. Motivation and being committed to your goals and dreams can only take you so far. Without filling yourself up daily, you will run out of gas and struggle to get to your ultimate destination in life.


Resources Mentioned In This Episode:

Ep #3: Wash Your Brain Daily with This Daily Practice

Ep #12: Yoga For Health Wealth and Happiness

RockStar In Life Yoga Room

RockStar In Life Meditation Room

Guru Singh Yoga Courses

Gas Buddy – Gas Trip Calculator

Inception Movie Clip


Transcript: (Read Time: 24 Minutes)

Siri Shakti: Welcome to the Rockstar in Life Podcast where you learn the secrets to unleashing your inner rockstar, so you can make the world your stage.
What's up, rockstars in life? It's Siri Shakti and I have my awesome co-host-

Dr Dan: Dr. Dan.

Siri Shakti: And today's episode is called Fill Yourself Up.

Dr Dan: Yep. Filling yourself up in life. And we kind of talked about this, and I'll let you kind of explain a little bit more, but we kind of touched on this a little bit in two different episodes.

One was episode three, Wash Your Brain Daily with this Daily Practice, where we talked about waking up early, morning showers, hydrotherapy, doing Kundalini yoga, Earthing, mental canonics.

We also talked in episode 12, Yoga for Health, Wealth, and Happiness, which is where we talked little bit deeper about Kundalini yoga, which is the type of yoga we do, and meditation.

We wanted to have a dedicated episode talking about all the cool things you can do to fill yourself up in life. Not just the things that are, you know, good for you, whether it be mentally or healthy-wise, which is kinda what we talked about in those other ones, but also just going and diving in deeper, and things that fill you up, that don't necessarily have to be something that will make you healthier.

Siri Shakti: Right.

Dr Dan: Even though it will, it'll make you more focused, we're not talking about meditation here and it can be something as simple as going to the movies and having night out, or something like that. Even though that's not gonna be like, “Oh, I got all knowledge because I just watched the latest movie that's out.”

But, it'll fill you up because it kinda allows you to break up, you know, whatever you're going through in your life, it might be some stress or something, or a business decision that you have to make, or a relationship, you know, something that you have to work through.

But having that break, being able to go do something that you enjoy is another way to fill yourself up, right.

Siri Shakti: That's right, yes. And, you know, when I was sitting down and I was thinking like, how I wanted to explain this, I was thinking that as human beings, we have so much responsibilities nowadays.

I mean, we live in a very modern time, there's a lot expected from us in all areas. And we do have the ability to fulfill all of those needs, but there's one thing that I've noticed.

This has come up in our own life, and I've seen this in my friends, my family's life, is that the more responsibilities that we have, the more people that we have to take care of, and things that we have going on in our life, the first thing that drops off is the things that we do to take care of ourselves.

You think about it, it should actually be opposite. The more responsibilities that we have, the more people we have to take care of, we should be taking care of ourselves even more.

Because, you know that old thing, like, you can't give what you don't have, right?

Dr Dan: Yeah.

Siri Shakti: Or you think about like, a cup, right? Well, if a cup is empty and you're trying to pour someone a drink, there's not gonna be anything to pour. That's what we do in life, we get so busy with demands.
I know, like, for you, Dan-

Dr Dan: You're talking about the cup where you pour-the cup you're pouring from is empty?

Siri Shakti: That's right. Yes.

Dr Dan: Okay, not the one they're pouring into?

Siri Shakti: No.

Dr Dan: Like, oh, there's plenty of room.

Siri Shakti: Yes.

Dr Dan: That was an empty one (laughs).

Siri Shakti: Okay, maybe I should say a pitcher, then.

Dr Dan: Or if you've got two empty cups and somebody says, “Give me some water.”

Siri Shakti: There we go.

Dr Dan: And yeah, you might be a giving person that's like-or it might be your kids, and yeah you wanna do everything, hopefully you wanna do everything for your kids, but if your cup is empty and their cup is empty, how are you gonna fill that up?

Siri Shakti: Yes. That's right.

Dr Dan: It's kinda like in the airplane. I think I used that example last time.

Siri Shakti: Mm-hmm (affirmative)

Dr Dan: If you're flying on a plane, what do they always say? They say, “In case of an emergency…” what do they call those? The overhead air-

Siri Shakti: The oxygen.

Dr Dan: The oxygen tank thing comes down, the mask, and you're supposed to-it says, “Always put it over your face first and then help the elderly or your children or whatever.”
Because if you pass out, how are you gonna help them?

Siri Shakti: Yes.

Dr Dan: Right?

Siri Shakti: Yes. Yes. I mean, one thing is like, you notice kids, right?

As kids-for those of you that are parents, I'm sure your kids do sports, do activities, they have hobbies, right? And think about yourself as a child, you did all the things that you love, you know. I mean, I know I used to spend so much time drawing and dancing and doing those things that I-that really filled me up.

Then all of a sudden, we become adults and slowly we begin to stop doing those things.

Just because we're adults doesn't mean we can't have fun and we can't do those things that we're passionate about.

So, what we're talking about here is really just getting into your life and reclaiming those elements of things that you enjoy personally and it doesn't have to be something physical, like exercising, you know, it could be something like, for instance, like I said, I love to draw, I love to paint. You know what it is for you, so that's what we're trying to get you to do, is to bring those things back into your life and reclaim them.

Dr Dan: Yeah, maybe you've forgotten what it is or maybe you don't know because you haven't tried anything else.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: Or maybe your tastes have changed and you don't even realize but there's things that you've always wanted to try.
Another example I wanted to give that I used last time, but this time I actually did some research.

I wrote down some exact numbers 'cause it was kinda bugging me, I'm like, “Well, if you drive this far and it's about this and you know this…”

I actually wrote it down, so if we drove from our home right now in Coto de Caza in Orange County, Southern California, and we wanted to drive to Disney World in Orlando, Florida, okay.

I looked it up, it's about a 36 hour drive and that's about 2,500 miles, so 2,500 miles from here. I looked up, we got about a 20 gallon tank, give or take, it's a little bit more I think, and the car gets, on average, between, around 22 miles per gallon, let's just say that, right.

According to gasbuddy.com, which I looked it up, it said that I would need to fill up my tank 11 times for that trip if I just went that 2,500 miles.

It needs ten full tanks of gas and then I forgot how much, a little extra, so hence the 11, right, so you need 11. Well, what if you decided, “You know, I don't really have time to pull over for all 11 times, for the 11 tanks of gas, so what I'm gonna do instead, I'm just gonna pull over three times, 'cause that'll shorten our time, we'll get there faster. Heck, let's just do it once. Let's just do it once a day, or you know, just once total. And that's it, screw the other, you know, ten times that I'm supposed to do it for a total of 11. Let's go ahead and drive that. Heck, you know what if I just pour some water in there? Or some Gatorade? Or some alcohol? Right? That'll fill up my tank a little bit more and then I don't have to pull over as much and fill up the tank.”

I don't know exactly how water in the tank would work, I looked it up briefly and it said that, you know, that the gas I think was lighter than water or the other way around, I don't remember. But it said that it wouldn't mix, but still, your tank would look full, right?

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: And then when it gets down to the water, 'cause I guess it goes to the bottom of the tank, and then I'll hit it last, it would actually, it might drive for a little bit and then it'll seize your engine, and that's what you're doing right now.
You are seizing your engine, your engine is shutting down, you know.

There's like little indicators, like you're feeling tired all the time, maybe you're feeling depressed all the time, maybe you got a lot of headaches, maybe you're just not feeling juiced anymore in life.

You know, you get out of bed and you're just like, “Ugh, I gotta do this again?” Or, “Aw, man I need my coffee, otherwise, you know, if I don't drink my coffee, then everything sucks, life sucks, you know.”

This is a big part of it, if you're not filling up your tank of life with actual fuel your body needs, not just your body needs, but emotionally and physically and mentally, then it's like pouring water or some other substance into the gasoline and you're thinking you're filling it up enough but you're not and that's making it tough.
So you gotta give it what it needs, and that's what filling your tank in life is.

Siri Shakti: Yeah, yeah. And, you know, as we're talking about this, I'm sure that there's little ideas popping into your head of, “Oh, yeah, I really enjoyed doing this or this.”

There's a reason why you enjoy it. There's a reason why it's in your life, or it was a part of your life.
We're each drawn to different things for different reasons and look at those things as like little blessings, little gifts, or like gems in your life that are there to help inspire you and to make your life even more juicy and wonderful.

I mean, I can tell you firsthand, I mean, there's been times where I wasn't doing good at this, where I was just giving, giving, giving, 'cause it's so easy to do that as a mom, and then all of a sudden I had to put myself in check because no wonder I was feeling depleted, I started to feel even a little bit resentful 'cause I was giving so much.
Was that my kids' fault? No. Was that my husband's fault? No. But I was-

Dr Dan: Wait, wait, wait, you told me it was my fault, what are you talking about?

Siri Shakti: Okay, maybe I did.

Dr Dan: At the time, right?

Siri Shakti: But, okay, it was a little bit your fault, okay.

Dr Dan: Okay.

Siri Shakti: No, joking, FYI.

Dr Dan: That was a joke.

Siri Shakti: No, no, no.

Dr Dan: People are gonna be like, “Yeah, see! Siri Shakti says that it was her husband's fault, it's your fault too!”

Siri Shakti: Yes. Or was it joke?

Dr Dan: I don't know.

Siri Shakti: I'm joking now, okay.

Dr Dan: Well now we're going like totally, what is it, like meta-we're going into that movie-what was that movie called-the one with Leonardo DiCaprio where they're going like into the dream of a dream of a dream of a dream?

Siri Shakti: Oh, yes, yes, yes.

Dr Dan: What was that called again?

Siri Shakti: I don't remember.

Dr Dan: Okay.

Siri Shakti: We'll look it up and we'll put the link.

Dr Dan: Okay, we'll keep going, what were we talking about?

Siri Shakti: Yeah, so, you know, it was no one's fault, it was-you know, I'm not sitting there blaming myself, you don't wanna, you know, I didn't wanna do that to myself, but I had to take a good look at myself and realize that I needed to start doing things for myself and that was why, you know, I've talked about this in previous episodes, where I started doing my triathlons, I started painting.

I remember this one day I was dancing in my bedroom and I was filming myself and my lovely husband put them on YouTube and I took them down.

Dr Dan: They were private, nobody could see them, unless they had-

Siri Shakti: Oh, okay, anyways-

Dr Dan: I told you that!

Siri Shakti: I don't remember that, but the point is, it was something that made me feel good. It was things that I miss doing that were in my life for a reason.
The cool thing about it is once you reclaim those things that you love and you enjoy, it's like a switch just turns on very quickly.
You do it, and you immediately feel the-you start to feel filled up and fulfilled.

Dr Dan: Yeah.

Siri Shakti: Right.

Dr Dan: Yeah, I mean somethings, and by the way, the movie was “Inception,” that what it was.

Siri Shakti: Oh, okay. “Inception.”

Dr Dan: Really great movie, we should watch that again.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: Yeah, so, some of the things that definitely fill us up, is, you know, and again, we talked about washing your brain, which would be yoga, meditation, Kundalini yoga, meditate-that's huge for us. Huge.

There's other things as well. It could be as simple as like, a walk on, or a run on the beach.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: You know, whichever one fills you up. And like I said, it doesn't have to be like some kind of intense exercise, unless that fills you up more. I know you love to go on runs.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: And ride your bike, you know, for exercise and that fills you up.
For me, I love to do a walk on the beach or just sit on the beach.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: Maybe it's hiking, being out in nature. You know, if you don't have nature around you, I've heard that before, like, “What if you don't have the sun out?” Or, “It's always cold,” or, “I don't have nature around me.”
Well, you know, walk on the grass, right.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: We've had actually, we had somebody after we mentioned-we talked about Earthing in that episode, we had somebody make a video for us and share it. They said, “Dr. Dan and Siri Shakti, I like the idea of Earthing, but…” and he took his phone and was like, videoing the outside, and he's like, “you want me to walk barefoot in this?” And it was snow. Right? That was his lawn, it was covered in snow.

In those cases, no, you're not gonna walk on the snow, I mean, maybe you can, I would do it.

Siri Shakti: I would do it.

Dr Dan: I would do it, it'd be fun. You know, again, it could be just being around a water feature, you know.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: It could be listening to the creek, you know, because that's part of the nature as well.
Or a water fountain, like I said, or it could be just sitting in the snow or standing in the snow.

For me, one of my favorite things, and I haven't done this in a while and I need to, is going snowboarding.
I used to love snowboarding. And one of my favorite parts of it was getting off the chair lift and being at the top, 'cause you have to buckle in your back foot, right.

So while you do that, you sit down at the top of the mountain before you come down and buckle in and I would just sit there and I would just stare, like, at the mountains. Man, it was so peaceful, and just amazing, and I loved it.

And I love doing the same thing at the beach when I lived in Northern California, the Bay Area, we'd drive down to like, near Santa Cruz, Aptos, it was called, or Capitola, and I would sit on-it was less busy than Santa Cruz, and cleaner.
We'd just sit there, at the time, I don't know how it is now, but we'd just sit on the sand and I'd just stare out into the ocean and that's a big reason why we moved here to Orange County.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: To Southern California, 'cause we're closer to the beaches, I don't have to drive an hour and a half. Plus in Northern California, remember, we would drive over there and it might be like 90 degrees where we are and it's only an hour, an hour and 20 minutes away, and then we'd get to the beach and it's like-

Siri Shakti: 50 degrees or something?

Dr Dan: Yeah. Or 35 overcast.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: You never knew what you were gonna get. It was like rolling dice.

Siri Shakti: And to get there, we always had to go on these winding roads and our daughter would always get like, carsick.

Dr Dan: Yeah, she'd get carsick, she'd yeah-that was-

Siri Shakti: That was always fun.

Dr Dan: So maybe for you it could be like, surfing, or heck, even skateboarding. Heck, I used to love skateboarding.
Riding a mountian bike or a beach bike or, you know, any kind of bike. Hitting the open road, motorcycle rides, long rides, things like that.
Playing guitar, singing, any musical instrument that you might play or you have played in the past and it really filled you up.
Painting, drawing, like you mentioned.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: Working out. That was big for me, I used to love doing that, which I need to do more of as well. So I'm holding myself accountable for that as well.
Getting massages, nails done, hair done.
Maybe your thing is playing with hobby trains, I think they call them hobby trains, or whatever, you know.
Maybe it's RC cars, you know, those are fun, you know, or flying a drone, or building kits, things like that.
Or playing with Legos, maybe that's something you loved to do as a kid and maybe you could do it with your kids or maybe you just do it on your own.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: Nobody has to know.
Going to the movies with someone, or, heck, even by yourself during lunch, or after work or something.
Go do that, go out to lunch with someone, or on your own, bring a book, you know. Enjoy that time with yourself.
Or maybe it's something like volunteering somewhere, or donating, or giving back, whether it be your time or your money.
Something. Just anything. And a combination of these things, it's not just one thing, it's a combination of these things.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: And you should make a big list.
Spoiler alert: that's gonna be in the Rockstar mission.

Siri Shakti: (laughs).

Dr Dan: Right.

Siri Shakti: Yes, and part of this that I feel goes hand-in-hand, you know, we're sitting here talking about things that are gonna fill you up. Sometimes it's also looking for the small opportunities to take care of yourself throughout your day.


Let me give you an example of what I mean. This weekend, we were at my daughter's dance competition, it was the first one of the season and I already knew that I was going to be a tiring weekend, you know, I prepared myself for that. So while we're at the competition, you know, there's lots of people there, dancers everywhere, it's kinda chaotic, especially when it gets busy 'cause they're doing quick changes from costume to costume, and there's just a lot of people, a lot going on, loud music, and everything.

Dr Dan: A lot of energy.

Siri Shakti: A lot of energy.

Dr Dan: A lot of energy, some positive, some negative.

Siri Shakti: Yes.

Dr Dan: A lot of stress.

Siri Shakti: Yes.

Dr Dan: And you can feel it, right?

Siri Shakti: Absolutely. I always have a good time, but, so, this is my first, like I'd say over the past year I started doing this, and it's made a difference.

What I will do occasionally, I'll kind of notice how I'm doing, if I start to feel tired or a little bit overwhelmed, I'll just remove myself, I'll go outside for a minute.

So I went outside a few times and I just sat on the bench and felt the sun shining down on me, I just sat there for like five minutes, and I took some nice long, deep breaths, and I focused on just kind of like, rebalancing myself.

I'll tell you what, by doing that, I was able to keep myself in good spirits. So I would go back into the competition feeling re-centered, ready to visit with everyone and be there for my daughter and all the girls and everything.

So, this is part of it, sometimes it's just these little things that you do throughout your day that just kind of keep you aligned, you know.

It could be even little things like if you're, let's say you work in an office, and you're having a busy, stressful day or something, you just take moment, you don't even have to leave your office, and just sit there and focus on your breath, do something, you know.

Dr Dan: Yeah, watch some funny videos.

Siri Shakti: Watch some funny videos.

Dr Dan: On YouTube.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: Or Facebook, or something like that.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: I used to do that all the time when I was working out at the office and I would sit there, and I actually did that meditation, I forgot what you called it, but where you stand up and you're like, chopping the wire or the lines around you, that was something that I did, you know.

Before I think we were even doing Kundalini yoga, I think, or maybe we were at the time, I don't remember, but it was something that one of my coaches that taught me this. Do this when you're feeling this way.
Or walk down stairs, 'cause there was a water fountain, waterfall type thing and a little pond there, and you'd just go sit down there and relax. Or just go sit on the grass.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: That's what we used to do.

Siri Shakti: Yeah, I remember you would do that, you would oftentimes, we'd come to see you, and you'd take a little break and you'd sit on the grass or do some Earthing.

Dr Dan: Yeah.

Siri Shakti: I think that's before we even knew it had a name. Earthing. Right. You just enjoyed taking a moment to just sit on the grass and chill out for a few minutes before you got back to work.

Dr Dan: Yeah, in offices-office environments, those lights, man, they just suck the energy out of you. And I already knew that, so I ended up always leaving those lights off and I bought some lamps, and I brought them into the room and I just used my own lights, full-spectrum lighting, and stuff like that.

Daylight lights would feel a lot better. I do that at my home office now, too. I have these overhead daylight lights that I turn on if I need more energy during the day. But in the evening, I definitely do not put those one. Or if I'm feeling a little tired, then I use like my, the lower spectrum lights, where it's like an orange kind of light and I turn those on in the room and then I let the sunlight in at the same time. Yeah, that feels great.

Siri Shakti: Nice.

Dr Dan: I do this still today, like, I think I might've mentioned that in the past. When I speak at an event, when I'm invited to speak at an event, or even if I just decide to attend an event, I always have to kind of break away from everyone.
I can't sit through the event the entire time, I have to get up, go for a walk, some events have been attached to like, a shopping mall or something, and if it's pretty empty then it feels relaxing, getting to walk through there.

Obviously it's not like, crazy bust. If it was, then a lot of times, I'd go to my room if I need to kinda relax. I'll go in my room and I'll just put on like a funny show or I'll watch like, a YouTube show or something, or YouTube you know, like an episode or something like that, that's kinda funny as well. Or I'll just kinda relax.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: Eat some lunch or something alone. Kind of just unwind for like, you know, even 15, 20 minutes can do wonders.

Siri Shakti: Yes, yes. Yeah, and then you're able to return back to the event feeling uplifted and feeling good, you know, it's like, for instance, this weekend, I could've very well just stayed the whole entire time in the dance competition, which I was there, like, 90% of the-95% of the time. But I knew for me, I needed to take those few little breaks to go outside or else I was just gonna pass out, or feel just way too over-stimulated with everything going on.

I knew it would lead to me being in a bad mood or something and that's not what my daughter needed this weekend.

Dr Dan: Yeah, didn't you say you were sitting there taking some deep breaths and one of the other students, dance students, had said something?

Siri Shakti: Oh, yeah, that wasn't at competition, it was this week, I was taking-we were at the dance studio and I was taking some long, deep breaths and one of the mothers looked over and said, “Can you teach my daughter how to do that because she's been feeling really anxious.”

And she said that she also has anxiety herself and no one-she's never learned how to properly deal with it and she asked if I could make them a video of teaching them how to do that.

I thought, you know, sometimes I take these little things for granted because we've been doing them for a while. When I left the studio, I thought, “You know, that just goes to show how powerful these little things are.”

I mean, something as simple as a breathing technique to bring you back into feeling yourself, that's so powerful.

Dr Dan: Oh, for sure.

Siri Shakti: And you can do it at any time, you know?

Dr Dan: Yeah.

Siri Shakti: Now before we get into our rockstar mission, is there anything else you'd like to add?

Dr Dan: No, no, I would just say, go to rockstarlife.com for links to the resources mentioned, this episode transcript, download free books, training, yoga, meditation, home-schooling advice, and so much more that we are adding every single week.
Remember to go to rockstarlife.com and join the Rockstar Life Revolution today.

Siri Shakti: Awesome.

Dr Dan: All right, so today's Rockstar Mission, For today, is to start by making a list of at least ten things you know that will fill you up, right.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: And some of those examples, again, could be like, maybe you love surfing, maybe you like riding a skateboard, maybe you like mountain biking, or maybe you like to take long walks on the beach or just sit on the sand and just stare at the ocean, or go to the snow, or go for a run, or hiking, or just being out in nature, or walking on the grass. I mean, there's so many things that you can do, could be, you know-

Siri Shakti: Oh, I know, I know one.

Dr Dan: What?

Siri Shakti: Taking nice hot bubble baths.

Dr Dan: There you go. That's another thing too, taking a nice hot bubble bath. Maybe that's relaxing for you. Something you haven't done in a long time.
I actually have heard that before, like, “A bubble bath? Who has time for that? My kids always want something.”
Well, lock the doors, put on some candles, light some candles, some soft music, and tell the kids to keep it down.

Siri Shakti: That's right.

Dr Dan: Right. So ten things that you know will fill you up.
Then I want you to make another list of ten things you've always wanted to try.

Maybe it's something that you've always wanted to try but you're not sure if it'll fill you up, but you know-you're not even sure if it's something you'll like, maybe you always wanted to learn how to sing, you know, be properly trained. Or maybe you've always wanted to learn how to play the guitar, like we mentioned.

Maybe it kind of interests you to, you know, learning to draw, or paint, or that's something you forgot about for a really long time.
Or maybe you've never had a massage done and you're like, “You know, I've never done that, I've never pampered myself. I've never went to a day spa.” Or I've never went to a spa where you stay there over the weekend or something like that.
So write down ten of those things, at least, you could write more, you know. If you're an over-achiever, go for it.
So it can only help doing that.

So write down ten-at least ten things of those, then what I want you to do is make a list of three things that are active and healthy. Because those other lists could be like, going to the movies, or going on walks, you know. Yeah, going on walks, that is healthy. Maybe it's like, playing the guitar like we said, or riding a motorcycle. Well, those things aren't really for your health.

So write down at least three things, it can be anything from those other lists as well.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: Something that you wanna try, something that fills you up, whether it be working out or whatever.
Make a list of that, right, so you've got at least three things, you can write more if you want.
You know, hiking, walks, any of that kind of stuff, walks on the beach, or just walks around your neighborhood.
Now, choose one thing from each of those lists.

So you have three lists, So choose at least one thing, let's start with one thing, from each of those lists and commit to doing it at least once a week. Okay? Once a week.

So you'll be trying at least one new thing this week. Now, the following weeks, you can mix it up. Or you can stick to the same stuff, it's completely up to you. But now you have kind of a menu to choose from. You have three lists and you can kind of say, “Okay, I'm gonna do one thing on this list, one thing on this list, and one thing on this list. This week, next week, the next week, whatever.” Or I can mix it up or change it up, however you want.

Heck, it could even be three things that you know, are from something that's active and healthy if that's what fills you up, it could be all three of those things. Or it could just be going to the movies, or it can be, you know, flying a drone. Or building a, you know, some kind of a kit, you know, like those car models.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: Or, you know, those “Star Wars” models or something like that, that you wanna do. So it's picking at least one thing from each of those lists or three things total, it can be combined together. And doing that for the next, so do this for at least the next 30 days.

Siri Shakti: Yeah. 40 days.

Dr Dan: Well yeah, 40 days.

Siri Shakti: 40 days.

Dr Dan: I was trying to trick them. I was saying 30 days-

Siri Shakti: Oh.

Dr Dan: And then if you like it, which we feel you will-

Siri Shakti: Yes.

Dr Dan: Then add those extra ten days.

Siri Shakti: A little trickster, huh?

Dr Dan: In other words, in other words, we're saying 30 but it really means 40.

Siri Shakti: Yes, it does.

Dr Dan: It just sounds like less in your head.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: Just trick yourself.

Siri Shakti: Because 40 days is to create a new habit.

Dr Dan: Yeah.

Siri Shakti: Yes.

Dr Dan: If you haven't heard her say that before now. You know, I mean, it's kinda funny, like our showers are hydrotherapy that we do in the morning, you know, It's a lot tougher when you start out and stick to cold the entire time, but once you get under it, you know, you're like, “Okay, I can do it now.” Right.

Siri Shakti: Yes.

Dr Dan: But I gotta say the easier part is when you start with the hot water and you kinda trick yourself into the doing the cold because you're like, “Okay, I can start with hot.”

And you don't even think about the cold, and then when it's time for cold, you go cold, but it's already too late. So I kinda said that was like a-kind of a-like where the cold kinda sucks, but it sucks even worse when you start with hot. But at least you can trick yourself into getting into the shower in the first place, right?

Siri Shakti: That's so true. That's so true.

Dr Dan: So it makes it a lot easier, like I don't battle myself before I get in there.
So the same thing here, go for just-in your head, 30 days, but commit to 40.

Siri Shakti: Yes. And there's no excuses here, because you guys, there should be nothing getting in your way of loving yourself, of caring for yourself, you are-you have to be the most important person in your world, number one, because that's what's gonna take care of you so you can be there for your life and show up. So-

Dr Dan: Just like we said, with the car, in the plane in case of an emergency, put on your mask and then give it to the people around you.

Siri Shakti: Yes. There's a reason they say that.

Dr Dan: Yeah.

Siri Shakti: Yes.

Dr Dan: So you have to fill up your tank of life.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: Otherwise, you're gonna run out of gas, you're gonna run out of steam, and your engine is just gonna stall.

Siri Shakti: Yeah. Yep.

Dr Dan: It's gonna be tough.

Siri Shakti: And we are so on board with you guys with this, I mean, as we're just talking about this, I'm already thinking of things I wanna add, so I'm gonna make my list too.

Dr Dan: Yeah, we're adding more. We do things that fill ourselves up constantly, but man, it's so great when you can add more, or change it up, or maybe you forgot about something that you've always wanted to do or try.

Siri Shakti: Yeah.

Dr Dan: And that's definitely something we could always work on ourselves as well.

Siri Shakti: Yep.

Dr Dan: That's the beauty of life, right? It's an adventure, it's a new adventure.

Siri Shakti: That's right. Always.

Dr Dan: Otherwise, it'd be boring and stale. Like, would you wanna play the same video game forever? No. Would you wanna watch the same exact movie forever?

Siri Shakti: No.

Dr Dan: No, that would suck.

Siri Shakti: That would really suck.

Dr Dan: Exactly. So you wouldn't wanna play the same thing in life over and over and over and over and over again, right?

Siri Shakti: That's right.

Dr Dan: So get out there and do things that fill yourself up.

Siri Shakti: Awesome. All right guys, and don't forget to be a rockstar in your life.

Dr Dan: And make the world your stage.


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