“Pain is a good thing because it stretches us.” - Mike Diamond
For the majority of us, pain becomes a weakness and an experience we fear and avoid. But for our former celebrity guest for today, pain is transformative. Pain has helped him grow. In today’s episode with Mike Diamond, we talk about how he doesn’t regret going through the pain that he went through. We also talked about fear, perception and reality, and hitting rock bottom. If you want to feel hopeful and empowered in life despite all the adversities, stay tuned.
Who is Mike Diamond?
Mike Diamond is a Television Personality, Director, Life Coach, and Interventionist. Known for his work on the hit TV shows NY Ink and Bondi Ink Tattoo Crew, which is currently nominated for a Logie Award for Best Reality Series.
To the outside world, Mike looked like he was living the dream but on the inside, Mike was spiritually bankrupt and miserable. He realized that if he didn’t turn his life around, he was going to die. April 16, 2006, was the day Mike Diamond got sober. Since then, Mike has literally helped hundreds of people on the road to recovery. He is on beck and call to all his clients and friends, helping them through their life problems and battles with addiction.
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[2:05] Walking down memory lane with Mike Diamond
[4:04] Do you have to hit rock bottom to hit your high?
[6:25] If you have all the money and time in the world, what would you do?
[10:12] The 3 things that people focus on
[14:59] Do you want to level up in life, love, and wealth? Join our private Facebook group #NextLevelNation
[15:20] Time - money - resources
[15:50] Eliminate FEAR
[17:18] “If you don’t do the work in the dark, you get exposed in the bright lights.”
[17:43] Perception vs. reality
[19:50] Do you need to convince your audience?
[21:31] On writing his new book
[25:41] Where to learn more about Mike Diamond
[26:52] Mike’s 10-second-how-to-get-to-the-next-level advice